Conference: Housing and Mortgage Markets

The Notre Dame Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate hosts its inaugural academic conference on Housing and Mortgage Markets.

Speakers include:

  • Daniel Cooper (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), “Monetary Policy and Regional House-Price Appreciation”
  • David Echeverry (University of Notre Dame), “Information Frictions in Securitization Markets: Unsophisticated Investors or Opaque Assets?”
  • Pedro Gete (IE Business School), “Housing Dynamics without Homeowners:  The Role of Investors"
  • Deeksha Gupta (Carnegie Mellon), “Concentration and Lending in Mortgage Markets”
  • Haoyang Liu (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), “Villains or Scapegoats? The Role of Subprime Borrowers in Driving the U.S. Housing Boom”
  • Brian Melzer (Dartmouth), “Making the House a Home: The Stimulative Effect of Home Purchases on Consumption and Investment”
  • Michael Reher (Harvard University), “The Renovation Rebalance: How Financial Intermediaries Affect Renter Housing Costs”
  • Randal Verbrugge (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland), “A Theory of Sticky Rents: Search and Bargaining with Incomplete Information”