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Kiana Basiri

Dr. Kiana Basiri

Assistant Professor
DepartmentReal Estate Management
Phone(416) 979-5000, ext. 544593


Professor Kiana Basiri joined the Real Estate Management Department of Toronto Metropolitan University in 2020. Her research focuses on using econometric tools to understand the relationship between housing and credit markets. Her primary research interest centers on Real Estate Economics, Housing Policy, Household Finance, Consumer Bankruptcies and Default.

Prior to joining Toronto Metropolitan University, Dr. Basiri was a Senior Specialist in Housing Research Division of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). She has conducted quantitative analysis using various statistical models to tackle policy questions that have been part of key housing policy debates. She has led research projects on mortgage fraud, mortgage defaults and economic stability with a structural view of mortgage loan insurance.

Dr. Basiri’s research has been published in journals such as Real Estate Economics and Canadian Public Policy. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Economics from HEC Montreal.

Real Estate Economics, Housing Policy, Household Finance, and Consumer Bankruptcies and Default.

Course code Course name
REM 520
Real Estate Economics
  Real Estate Valuation
  • Ph.D. in Applied Economics from HEC Montreal