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What happened to middle class housing in California?

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What happened to middle class housing in California?

A conversation with Dr. Richard Green, Director of USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

In 2015-2016, Professor Richard Green was appointed senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and led the nation's agenda on housing finance research. Join us for a presentation on the affordability crisis and the state of housing as presented to the Obama Administration in Green's role advising our nation's housing policy.

When: Wednesday, October 18th between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM

Where: Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in downtown Los Angeles on 950 South Grand Avenue.

Free parking is included (see instructions below).


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Richard K. Green, Ph.D., is the Director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. He holds the Lusk Chair in Real Estate and is Professor in the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Marshall School of Business.

Prior to joining the USC faculty, Dr. Green spent four years as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chair of Real Estate Finance at The George Washington University School of Business. He was Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies and the Center for Real Estate and Urban Studies at that institution. Dr. Green also taught real estate finance and economics courses for 12 years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was Wangard Faculty Scholar and Chair of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics. He also has been principal economist and director of financial strategy and policy analysis at Freddie Mac. More recently, he was a visiting professor of real estate at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and he continues to retain an affiliation with Wharton. He is or has been involved with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Conference of Business Economists, the Center for Urban Land Economics Research, and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Dr. Green also is a Weimer Fellow at the Homer Hoyt Institute, and a member of the faculty of the Selden Institute for Advanced Studies in Real Estate. He was recently President of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.

His research addresses housing markets, housing policy, tax policy, transportation, mortgage finance and urban growth. He is a member of two academic journal editorial boards, and a reviewer for several others. His work is published in a number of journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Land Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, Housing Policy Debate, Journal of Housing Economics, and Urban Studies. His book with Stephen Malpezzi, A Primer on U.S. Housing Markets and Housing Policy, is used at universities throughout the country. His work has been cited or he has been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek and the Economist, as well as other outlets. He recently gave a presentation at the 31st annual Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium, where his work was cited by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The National Association of REALTORS, the Ford Foundation, and the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy have funded grants to support some of Dr. Green’s research. He consults for the World Bank.

Dr. Green earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his A.B. in economics from Harvard University.

Our refund and cancellation policy: All cancellations received at least 7 days before the event are subject to a $10 cancellation fee. No refunds less than 7 days before the event.

Please note: Parking is free of charge; however, per Federal Reserve Police guidelines, attendees must provide us with a description of your vehicle who wish to park in their lot. You will be asked to provide this information on the registration form. If you do not wish to park in the Fed lot, please write "N/A" on the form.

The address of the Fed building is 950 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90015. However, please note that the entrance to the parking structure is at 951 South Olive, Los Angeles, 90015. The cross street for both is Olympic. For more instructions on parking, please visit www.lanabe.org/events

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