Research

Housing Policy

“Asset Markets, Credit Markets, and Inequality: Distributional Changes in Housing, 1970-2017,” Working Paper, 2018.

“An Econometric Analysis of Housing Supply Dynamics in the United States, 1959-2015,” Working Paper, 2018.

“What’s Lost in the Aggregate: Lessons from a Local Index of Housing Supply Elasticities,” (with Christian L. Redfearn), Working Paper, 2018.

“Local Business Tax Cuts, Property Values, and Effects on Business: A Natural Experiment from the Los Angeles Business Tax Reform of 2004,” (with Raphael W. Bostic and Gene Burinskiy), Working Paper, 2017.

“Why Are Small and Medium Multifamily Properties So Affordable?” (with Brian Y. An, Raphael W. Bostic, Andrew Jakabovics, and Seva Rodnyansky), Under Review, 2017.

When the Invisible Hand Isn’t a Firm Hand: Disciplining Markets That Won’t Discipline Themselves,” (with Raphael W. Bostic), in Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy, edited by Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin J. Keys, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

“Understanding the Small and Medium Multifamily Housing Stock,” (with Brian Y. An, Raphael W. Bostic, Andrew Jakabovics, and Seva Rodnyansky), report for Enterprise Community Partners and the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance, 2017. (short version, long version)

Booms and Busts in Real Estate,” (with Susan M. Wachter), Wharton Real Estate Review, 2011.

Health Policy

“The Role of Transparency in Promoting Healthy Behaviors: Pros, Cons, and Perils of Information-Sharing to Foster Personal Responsibility in Health Care,” (with Arnold J. Rosoff), in Transparency in Health and Health Care in the United States: Ethics and Law, edited by I. Glenn Cohen, Holly Fernandez Lynch, Barbara J. Evans, and Carmel Schachar, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.

“Shadowy Risks in a Bright Future: How the 21st Century Cures Act Fails to Protect Us in the Digital/Information Age,” (with Arnold J. Rosoff), American Journal of Law & Medicine, Forthcoming

Sustainable Financing Structures for Population Health: Historical Patterns and Insights for the Future,” (with Raphael W. Bostic), in Building Sustainable Financial Structures for Population Health: Insights from Non-Health Sectors, The National Academies Press, 2017.

Employers and Health Insurance Under the Affordable Care Act,” (with Arnold J. Rosoff), Annals of Health Law, 2015.

Environmental Policy

“Oil at Risk: Terrorism and Accelerated Carbon Extraction in the Middle East and North Africa,” (with Ryan K. Merrill), Under Review, 2018.