Marc Francke is Head of Real Estate Research at Ortec Finance.
He holds a PhD degree in econometrics at the VU University Amsterdam. He has done extensive research on automated valuation models using econometric and machine learning methods, property price index construction in thin markets, and price and liquidity dynamics liquidity in commercial and residential markets. Apart from his position at Ortec Finance, he is full professor Real Estate Analytics at the University of Amsterdam. He is research Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate’s Price Dynamics Platform, and Weimer School Fellow at the Homer Hoyt Institute.
His academic research has resulted in publications in various scientific journals, including Management Science, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and the Journal of Derivatives. Professor Francke is board member of the European Real Estate Society and secretary of the European Commercial Real Estate Data Alliance.