Cynthia A. Kroll, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics

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CYNTHIA A. KROLL, SENIOR REGIONAL ECONOMIST, FISHER CENTER FOR REAL ESTATE AND URBAN ECONOMICS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Topic Areas:

GLOBAL TRADE AND LINKAGES:

Handbook of Offshoring and Global Employment. Edited book. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming 2012 (with Ashok Bardhan and Dwight Jaffee)

“Global Business Drivers,” Handbook of Technology Management, 3 Volume Set, Hossein Bidgoli, Editor-in-Chief, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010, Hoboken, N.J. Forthcoming 2010.

"Global Tourism and Real Estate," paper presented to the Sloan Industry Studies Conference, Boston, May 2008 (with Ashok Bardhan, Jackie Begley, and Nathan George).

"Globalization of Services and White-Collar Work--Implications for Firms, Employment and Wages," Globalization Comes Home, Beverly Crawford and Edward A. Fogarty, Editors, Praeger Press, 2008.

" The Impact of Foreign Trade in Services on California's White-Collar Employment," CPRC Briefing Paper, California Policy Research Center, University of California, August 2007. (With Ashok Deo Bardhan and Dwight M. Jaffee).

"Services Trade and Professional, Scientific and Technical Firms: A Survey of Small to Medium-Sized California Firms" (July 1, 2007). Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Fisher Center Working Papers: Paper 302. http://repositories.cdlib.org/iber/fcreue/fcwp/302 (with Jackie Begley)

"Globalization and Real Estate: Issues, Implications, Opportunities " (April 1, 2007). Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Fisher Center Research Reports: Report #0407. http://repositories.cdlib.org/iber/fcreue/reports/0407 (with Ashok Bardhan)

"Globalization of Services and White-Collar Work--Implications for Firms, Employment and Wages" (January 2007). Paper prepared for the Globalization Comes Home conference, University of California Berkeley, February 2007.

"Services Export Opportunities for California--A Preliminary Assessment," Working Paper 300. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, November 2006 (with Ashok Bardhan).

"State and Metropolitan Area Impacts of the Offshore Outsourcing of Business Services and IT," Working Paper 293. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, June 2005  

"Offshore Moves, Outsourcing, and the Bay Area Economy," Bay Area Economic Pulse, Volume 9, Issue 3, Summer 2004.

"Opportunities and Pitfalls in the Offshoring of California Services Jobs," Testimony to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Offshore Outsourcing of White-Collar Jobs, Sacramento, May 19, 2004

"Background on Business Services Outsourcing and the California Economy," Testmony to the Joint Hearing of the Senate Business and Professions Committee and the Senate Select Committee on International Trade Policy and State Legislation, Sacramento, March 9, 2004. (slides from presentation)

"Globalization and the Changing Face of California Industry." Paper Presented to the Allied Social Sciences Association meeting, January 2-5, 2004, San Diego.

Globalization and a High-Tech Economy:  California, the United States, and Beyond, Kluwer Academic Publishers,Hingham, MA, 2004 (with Ashok Deo Bardhan and Dwight M. Jaffee).

The New Wave of Outsourcing,”  Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Fall 2003 (with Ashok Deo Bardhan).  

"Emerging Sector in an Emerging Economy: The Russian Software Industry and its Global Linkages." Paper Presented to ACSP-AESOP Joint Congress, Leuven, Belgium, July 2003 (with Ashok Deo Bardhan).

Foreign Trade and California’s Economic Growth (full report and policy brief), California Policy Seminar, Berkeley, (with Dwight Jaffee, Ashok Bardhan, Josh Kirschenbaum and David Howe), 1998.

“Global Linkages, High Tech Sectors, and the Bay Area Economy,” Economic Pulse, Bay Area Council, Bay Area Economic Forum and Association of Bay Area Governments, San Francisco, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Spring 1998.

 “Foreign Trade and California's Economic Growth:  A Summary of Findings and Directions for Policy,” Working Paper 98-263. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, March 1998.

“Foreign Trade and California's Economic Growth:  Issues and Research Approach,” Working Paper 98-257. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, February 1998.

“The Integration of Trade into California Industry:  Case Studies of the Computer Cluster and the Food Processing Industry,” Working Paper 98-260. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, February 1998 (with Josh Kirschenbaum).

 A Global Reshaping of the Computer Industry,” Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Winter 1997/98 (with Ashok Bardhan)

Examining the Role of Travel and Tourism in California’s Economy,” Quarterly Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, April 1996 (with Ashok Bardhan).

“The Growing Role of Foreign Trade in California’s Economy,” Working Paper 95-239, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, October 1995 (with Ashok Bardhan and Dwight Jaffee).

Foreign Trade and Growth in California’s Economy,”  Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, March 1995 (with Ashok Bardhan).

 

GREEN ECONOMY, GREEN REAL ESTATE

"Energy Efficiency Retrofits for U.S. Housing: Removing the Bottlenecks." Working Paper. Posted by Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy. December 2012. (with Ashok Bardhan, Dwight Jaffee and Nancy Wallace)

"Green Buildings in Green Cities: Integrating Energy Efficiency into the Real Estate Industry." Working Paper. Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. December 2011. (with Ashok Bardhan).

"Innovation in the Green Economy: An Extension of the Regional Innovation System Model?" Economic Development Quarterly 25(1): 5-25 (with Karen Chapple, T. William Lester, and Sergio Montero).

"Hedonic Valuation of Residential Resource Efficiency Variables, A Review of the Literature." Center for Resource Efficient Communities and Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. August 2010 (with Adam Cray).

"Green, Local and Growing: Findings from a Survey of Green Businesses in California," Center for Community Innovation, January 2010  (with Karen Chapple and Sergio Montero).

 

CALIFORNIA AND US ECONOMIC TRENDS

"Forecasting, Real Estate and the Media," Wharton Real Estate Review, 15(1) forthcoming, Spring 2011 (with Ashok Bardhan, Daniel Hicks and Tiffany Yu).

"The Past as Prologue: Business Cycles and Forecasting Since the 1960s" Working Paper, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. March 2010 (with Ashok Bardhan, Daniel Hicks and Tiffany Yu).

"California Housing in the Subpirme/Credit Crisis--Overview and a Forward Look at Recovery,"  Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Research Report. Fall 2009. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/9h1898m1

"California's Housing Problem." ACCESS. Volume 32, Spring 2008 (with Krute Singa).

Human Capital in the Bay Area. Bay Area Council, Economic Institute. 2008. http://www.bayeconfor.org/media/files/pdf/HumanCapitalintheBayAreaWeb.pdf (with Jennifer Susskind)

"Factors Driving the Silicon Valley Housing Market," Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California Berkeley, Summer 2007.

The Bubble Has Burst – How Will California Fare?Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Spring 2001 (With Dwight Jaffee).

Strong California Economy Transforms the Office Sector,” Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Fall 2000 (With David Howe).

Housing Crisis.Com:  Housing Disparities in the New Economy,” Bay Area Economic Pulse, Volume 5, Issue 1, Winter 2000.

 “The San Francisco Bay Area,” in W.S. McGreal, ed., Cities in the Pacific Rim:  Planning Systems and Property Markets, Taylor & Francis Books, Ltd., London, 1999.

California Mid-Year Report, 1999:  Century Closing with a Strong Economy and Real Estate Market,” Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Fall 1999.

“Assessing the Reemerging California Economy,” Real Estate Finance, 13: 3, pp. 23-38, Fall 1996 (with Robert Edelstein)

"Company Relocations and Southern California Job Loss," Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, December 1992 (with Ayse Pamuk).

"The Troubled Southern California Economy," Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, September 1992 (with Mary Corley, Subhrahit Guhathakurta, and Sean Stryker.

"The Central Valley:  Changing Economic Structure and the Costs of Doing Business."  Working Paper 90-181, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, September 1990 (with George Goldman and Maeve Phelan).

"The San Francisco Bay Area Economy:  A Profile of the Region as it Approaches the 1990s," Working Paper 89-160, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, May 1989 (with Efza Evrengil).

The Bay Area Economy:  A Region at Risk, Bay Area Economic Forum, San Francisco, March 1989 (with Raymond Brady and Tappan Munroe).

"Economic Conditions and Forces of Change in San Joaquin County," Working Paper 88-147, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, September 1988 (with Elizabeth W. Morris).

"Metropolitan Spillover and California's Central Valley," Working Paper 85-106, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, December 1985.

"Employment Growth in the Finance Industry,"  California Office of Economic Policy, Planning and Research, San Francisco, December 1982.

Silicon Valley and Beyond:  High Technology Growth for the San Francisco Bay Area, Working Papers on the Region's Economy, No. 2, Association of Bay Area Governments, Oakland, December 1981 (with Patrick Mason and Eric Parfrey).

 

THE WORLD WIDE WEB

"Forecasting, Real Estate and the Media," Wharton Real Estate Review, 15(1) forthcoming, Spring 2011 (with Ashok Bardhan, Daniel Hicks and Tiffany Yu).

"The Past as Prologue: Business Cycles and Forecasting Since the 1960s" Working Paper, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. March 2010 (with Ashok Bardhan, Daniel Hicks and Tiffany Yu).

The Internet, E-Commerce and the Real Estate Industry,” Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Spring 2000 (with Ashok Bardhan and Dwight Jaffee).

Expanding Economic Development Resources with the World Wide Web:  The Case of CEDAR." Working Paper 00-270, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, February 2000.

The Real Estate Industry and the World Wide Web:  Changing Technology, Changing Location,Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Spring 1999 (with Ashok Bardhan).

 

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LITIGATION

Construction Defect Litigation and Condominium Construction:  An Analysis of the Issues, (detailed findings and policy brief), California Policy Research Center, Berkeley, forthcoming (with Larry Rosenthal, Robert Edelstein, John Quigley, David Howe and Nan Zhou).

DEFENSE DOWNSIZING

“Defense Industry Conversion, Base Closure and the California Economy:  A Review of Research and Planning Activities for Recovery,”  Working Paper 94-226, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, November 1994 (with Josh Kirschenbaum, Mary Corley, and Lyn Harlan).

“Defense Industry Conversion, Base Closure and the California Economy:  A Review of the Literature and Annotated Bibliography,”  Working Paper 94-225, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, November 1994 (with Ted Bradshaw, Mary Corley, Josh Kirschenbaum, and Lyn Harlan).

"Recovering from Defense Cuts," in John J. Kirlin and Jeffrey I. Chapman, editors, California Policy Choices, Volume 9, 1994 (with Mary Corley).

"Defense Spending, California Employment and the State's Future."  Working Paper 93-218, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, October 1993 (with Mary M. Corley and Christopher Weare).

"Defense Losses and the California Economy," Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, April 1993 (with Mary Corley and Michael Cunningham).

"Company Relocations and Southern California Job Loss," Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, December 1992 (with Ayse Pamuk).

"The Troubled Southern California Economy," Quarterly Report, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, September 1992 (with Mary Corley, Subhrahit Guhathakurta, and Sean Stryker.

 

OFFICE, INDUSTRIAL AND RETAIL MARKETS

"The Measurement of Effective Rent,"  in James R. DeLisle and J. Sa-Aadu, editors, Appraisal, Market Analysis and Public Policy in Real Estate, Real Estate Research Issues, Volume 1, 1994 (with Sam Taff).

"Office Tenants and San Jose's Transforming Downtown,"  Working Paper 89-168, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, October 1989 (with Davida Amenta).

"The Tenant Base of R&D Space:  Responses in a Changing Market," Working Paper 87-122, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, May 1987.

"The Santa Clara Valley R&D Dilemma:  The Real Estate Industry and High Tech Growth," Working Paper 86-116, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, October 1986 (with Linda Kimball).

"Industrial Real Estate and Growth Dynamics in Silicon Valley," Presentation to Silicon Valley Research Group Conference on Silicon Valley: The Future, University of California, Santa Cruz, October 1986.

"California Office Space:  The 1984 Record and 1985 Outlook," Working Paper 85-98, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, July 1985.

"Siting Retail Space in the 1980s:  A California Perspective," Working Paper 85-96, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, May 1985 (with Eileen Marrinan).

"California Retail Sales:  Growth Patterns and Locational Tendencies," Working Paper 85-95, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, May 1985 (with Eileen Marrinan).

"Suburban Office Markets and Regional Employment Growth," Berkeley Planning Journal, Volume 1, 1984.

"Employment Growth and Office Space Along the 680 Corridor:  Booming Supply and Potential Demand in a Suburban Area," Working Paper 84-75, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, February 1984.

Bay Area Office Growth, Working Papers on the Region's Economy, No. 1, Association of Bay Area Governments, Oakland, December 1981 (with Laura Henze and Patrick Mason).

 

HOUSING PRICES AND THE ECONOMY; HOUSING POLICY

Global Housing Markets: Crises, Institutions and Policies. Edited book. John Wiley & Sons. 2011 (with Ashok Bardhan and Robert Edelstein).

"Hedonic Valuation of Residential Resource Efficiency Variables, A Review of the Literature." Center for Resource Efficient Communities and Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. August 2010 (with Adam Cray).

"California Housing in the Subpirme/Credit Crisis--Overview and a Forward Look at Recovery,"  Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Research Report. Fall 2009. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/9h1898m1

Housing Affordability in California: How Do We Measure Progress?” Paper presented to the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference, October 2009, Arlington, VA.

"Housing in California's Future--Nature of the Problem and Priorities for Action,"  Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Fisher Center Working Papers: Paper 314. July 2009. http://repositories.cdlib.org/iber/fcreue/fcwp/314KrollSingaWyant/ (With Krute Singa and Jenny Wyant)

 "The Housing Problem and the Economic Crisis: A Review and Evaluation of Policy Prescriptions," Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics. Fisher Center Working Papers: Paper 313. June 2009. http://repositories.cdlib.org/iber/fcreue/fcwp/313BardhanEdelsteinKroll/ (with Ashok Bardhan and Robert Edelstein).

Housing Affordability in California: Are We Making Progress?” Bridge Housing Corporation Policy Forums February 2009, San Francisco, March 2009.

"California's Housing Problem." ACCESS. Volume 32, Spring 2008 (with Krute Singa).

"Factors Driving the Silicon Valley Housing Market," Research Report, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California Berkeley, Summer 2007.

Housing Crisis.Com:  Housing Disparities in the New Economy,” Bay Area Economic Pulse, Volume 5, Issue 1, Winter 2000.

"Housing Prices and the Location Choice of Firms:  Implications for Economic Growth," Berkeley Planning Journal, Volume 7, 1992 (with John D. Landis).

"Housing Prices and the Location Choice of Firms:  Implications for Economic Growth."  Working Paper 91-189, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, April 1991 (with John D. Landis).

"Household Responses to High Home Prices:  An Analysis of Recent Movers,"  Working Paper 91-188, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, February 1991 (with John D. Landis).

 

GROWTH MANAGEMENT

"The Southern California Growth War of 1988," in Richard Kirlin, ed., California Policy Choices, Volume 5, University of Southern California Press, Los Angeles, 1989 (with John Landis).

"Assessing the Impacts of Residential Growth Caps - The San Diego Experience," Working Paper 88-149, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, September 1988 (with John D. Landis, Bruce Griesenbeck, Timothy Stroshane and Dena Belzer).

"Estimating the Housing Price Effects of Alternative Growth Management Strategies in the City of San Diego," Working Paper 88-148, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, September 1988 (with John D. Landis, Bruce Griesenbeck, and Efza Evrengil).

"Suburban Squeeze II:  Responses to Suburban Employment Growth," Working Paper 86-110, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, April 1986.

 

FACILITY IMPACTS ON PROPERTY VALUES

The Effects of Overhead Transmission Lines on Property Values, Edison Electric Institute Siting and Environmental Planning Task Force, Washington D.C., July 1992 (with Thomas Priestley).

 

DEVELOPMENT ISSUES IN RESOURCE REGIONS

New Jobs for the Timber Region:  Economic Diversification for Northern California, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1986 (with Dena Belzer).

Social and Economic Effects of Coal Development on the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Consultant Report, Oakland, May 1986 (with Mara Feeney, Elin Quigley and Carlos Villalva).

"Regional Effects of an Energy Policy:  The Case of Coal and Oil in the Western United States,"  Chapter 6 in Michael Bell and Paul Lande, Regional Dimensions of Industrial Policy, Lexington Books, Lexington, 1982.

 

DISASTERS, THE ECONOMY, AND PUBLIC POLICY

"Real Estate and Natural Disaster Preparedness," Panel Summary and Survey Report from the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Annual Symposium, Fall 2005.

"Economic Impacts of the Loma Prieta Earthquake:  A Focus on Small Business,"  in The Socioeconomic Impacts of Disasters, Proceedings of the Fourth International Research and Training Seminar on Regional Development Planning for Disaster Prevention, Nagoya, Japan, October 1990. Also available as Working Paper 91-187, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California Berkeley, January 1991.

"The Social Impacts of Earthquake Prediction:  Anticipating Social Response from Past Experience in Disaster," Working Paper, SRI International, Menlo Park, November 1975.

"Seismic Zoning," Working Paper, SRI International, Menlo Park, November 1975.

 

AGGLOMERATION AND FIRM MOVEMENT

"The Dot-Com Boom and Bust in the Context of Regional and Sectoral Changes," Industry and Innovation. Volume 17, Number 1, (Special Issue: “Experience the Creativity”) February 2010 (with Diana Lee and Nadir Shams).

"Boom, Bust, and Regroup: Using the National Establishment Time Series Dataset to Examine the Multimedia Industry's Impact on the San Francisco Bay Area," paper presented to the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning/Association of European Schools of Planning Joint Congress, Chicago, July 2008 (with Nadir Shams).

"Housing Prices and the Location Choice of Firms:  Implications for Economic Growth," Berkeley Planning Journal, Volume 7, 1992 (with John D. Landis).

"Housing Prices and the Location Choice of Firms:  Implications for Economic Growth."  Working Paper 91-189, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley, April 1991 (with John D. Landis).

   

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