Zillow, the Progressive Policy Institute and Columbia Business School host a keynote lecture and forum to bring together experts to discuss public and private initiatives aimed at addressing the housing crisis.
Housing in a Global Context
April 4, 6 p.m., Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd St. (Click for directions)
Special Presentations by Nobel-Winning Economist Joseph E. Stiglitz
Chairman of Hang Lung Properties, Ltd., Ronnie Chan
Forum on America's Housing Crisis: Private-Sector Responses and Public Policy Innovation
April 5, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd St. (Click for directions)
The Nation's Top Housing Experts Debate and Discuss Public and Private Responses to the Housing Crisis in Two Panels:
Private-Sector Responses to the Crisis: What's Working and What's Not?
Moderated by S. Mitra Kalita, Writer, The Wall Street Journal
Policy Innovation in the Housing Sector: What Could Make Things Better?
Moderated by Jason Gold, Senior Fellow, PPI
- Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow
- Richard A. Smith, President and CEO, Realogy Corp.
- Peter M. Orser, President and CEO, Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co.
- Laurie Goodman, Senior Managing Director -- RMBS Strategy, Amherst Securities Group
- Chris Mayer, Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School
- Scott Simon, Managing Director, PIMCO
- Joseph Gyourko, Martin Bucksbaun Professor of Real Estate, Finance and Business, and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business
- Jack Macdowell, Chief Investment Officer, Carrington Mortgage Holdings, LLC
With a special overview of the nation's housing market by Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries
April 5 agenda:
8 a.m.: Breakfast
8:30 a.m.: Overview of the nation's housing market: Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries
9 a.m.: Congressional Perspective: The Honorable Jim Himes, U.S. House of Representatives
9:30 a.m.: Panel 1: Private-Sector Responses to the Crisis: What's Working and What's Not?
10:45 a.m.: Panel 2: Policy Innovation in the Housing Sector: What Could Make Things Better?
Additional sponsorship by Columbia University’s Milstein Center for Real Estate, Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy and Chazen Institute of International Business.