Postgraduate Research Student Profiles

Yu-Cheng Lin

The Risk and Return Characteristics of Sector-Specific Real Estate Investment Trusts in the Asia-Pacific

Yu-Cheng is conducting research that assesses the underlying value-added and strategic role of sector-specific REITs in the Asia-Pacific to institutional investors, as well as its interest rate sensitivity. The research aims to acknowledge the sector-specific effect and valuable property investment implications of sector-specific REITs to the listed property investment decision-making of the Asia-Pacific and international institutional investors, including property securities funds, insurers, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.


Journal Articles

  • Lin YC; Lee CL; Newell G, 2019, 'The Significance of Residential REITs in Japan as an Institutionalised Property Sector'. Journal of Property Investment and Finance, vol. 37 no. 4, pp. 363-379, 10.1108/JPIF-03-2019-0036
  • Lin YC; Cho H; Lee CL, 2019, 'The Value-Added Role of Sector-specific REITs in Australia', Pacific Rim Real Estate Journal, vol. 25 no. 1, pp. 49-72, 10.1080/14445921.2019.1610593

Conference Papers

  • Yuo ST; Lin YC; Wu JH; Huang KY, 2013, 'Shopping Centre Spatial Complexity, Management Efficiency and Tenant Mix Variety', in Proceedings of the 20th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference - Vienna, Austria. ÖKK-Editions, Vienna. 01 Jul 2013, 10.15396/eres2013_46

Other teaching/research assistant experience:

  • Research Assistant at Western Sydney University (2018-2019): micro analysis of residential property portfolio performance
  • Research Assistant at Western Sydney University (2019): housing submarkets-SoB priority project
  • Research Assistant at Western Sydney University (2018): understanding how insurance companies invest in property
  • Tutor at Western Sydney University (2019) in Property Investment
  • Tutor at Western Sydney University (2019) in Financing Enterprises