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Wednesday, October 31, 2012Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint BlogThe Rise of Securitizationby: Erwan Quintin

The recent boom-bust episode in home values was accompanied by an equally striking boom-bust pattern in the volume of mortgage-backed security issuances. My recent research focuses on understanding... Read More

Thursday, May 10, 2012Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint BlogU.S. Housing Policy is Ineffective and Expensive by: Morris Davis

For decades U.S. housing policy has focused on promoting homeownership. But has the policy worked? Is it a worthwhile policy goal? And what does it cost U.S. taxpayers?  My analysis, published by... Read More

Wednesday, April 25, 2012Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint BlogU.S. Housing Policy: Who Bore the Risks in the Mortgage Market?by: Abdullah Yavas

The U.S. economy recently experienced one of the worst financial and economic crises since the Great Depression. The crisis was triggered by a collapse of the bubble in residential real estate markets... Read More

Thursday, October 27, 2011Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint BlogMortgage REITs: too hot to touch?by: Graaskamp Center Staff

By Erwan Quintin, Assistant Professor of Real Estate at the Wisconsin School of Business At a time where a wall of cash is sitting on the sidelines looking for yield, mortgage REITs have garnered a... Read More