Anthony Alden DeFusco

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Research Interests

He studies household finance with a particular emphasis on household behaviors and policies affecting the housing and residential mortgage markets. His recent work has studied the effects of regulations on household leverage in the mortgage market as well as the role of collateral constraints and interest rates in driving household borrowing behavior. In other work, he has also studied the role of short-term speculation and geographic spillovers in contributing to house price fluctuations.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Economics, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 2015

Applied Economics, MS, University of Pennsylvania

… → 2012

Economics and Mathematics, BA, Temple University

… → 2009

Research interests

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Household Finance
  • Microeconomics
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Regulation of Financial Markets
  • Urban Economics


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