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Piyush Tiwari

Professor In Property
Institutional aspects of international real estate use
Tenure choice
New economy and risk
Regulatory economics
Demand for mortgage debt
Risk modelling
low income housing
Political economy of water
investment and development
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Piyush Tiwari

Architecture, Building And Planning
Primary Interest
Real Estate Finance
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Piyush Tiwari


Dr Piyush Tiwari is Professor of Property at University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to his current position he was Director Policy at Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC), India, where he was responsible for formulating policies for private financing of urban infrastructure in close cooperation with national and state governments.

He was also editor of India Infrastructure Report 2011 on Water. Earlier, he was Senior Lecturer (Property) and Program Leader, MSc (International Real Estate Markets) at the Business School, University of Aberdeen, UK. He has held positions at the largest mortgage company, HDFC, India and the University of Tsukuba, Japan. His research interests include housing economics and mortgages, commercial real estate investment and valuation, land economics and financing infrastructure in developing countries. He has published numerous research papers on issues related to real estate and infrastructure. He has published books titled International Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Finance in the New Economy, India's Reluctant Urbanization, The Towers of New Capital: Mega Townships in India, Development Paradigms for Urban Housing in BRICS countries and Delhi's Changing Built Environment. He was Member, International Property Measurement Committee, which is engaged in writing global property measurement standards. Currently, he is Member, International Land Measurement Standards Committee which is engaged in writing standards for land measurement. He is Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). His other professional activities include Director, Asian Real Estate Society and Associate Editor, International Real Estate Review. He is also on editorial board of Property Management.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships


Finalist Global Development Network Awards and Medals Competition 2011


Finalist, IFORS Prize for OR in Development

International federation of operational research societies


Honourable Mention, Jorge E Hardoy Memorial Prize

Habitat International


Indian Building Congress


Fellow, Asian Real Estate Society


Fellow, Applied Property Development Institute





Professor In Property

Architecture, Building And Planning


Applied Property Development Institute

Member (Oceania)

International Land Measurement Standards Committee


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Asian Real Estate Society


Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning

University of Aberdeen

Doctor of Philosophy

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Postgradute Diploma in Development Policy

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)

Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra