Interdisciplinary approach and accessible prose shows how housing law and policy impacts household wealth, financial markets, urban landscapes, and local communities
On October 23 at the Seminary Co-op, three contributing authors, Lior Strahilevitz (UChicago Law), Stephanie Stern (Chicago-Kent College of Law), and Amir Sufi (Chicago Booth), discussed their chapters and joined in a discussion moderated by Lee Fennell (UChicago Law) about the future of housing law and policy.
“As people are increasingly living in urban areas really close to each other, it starts to be the case that so much of the value of your property is bound up in things that are happening outside of your parcel.”
About the Kreisman Initiative
The Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy began at the Law School in the fall of 2013. The Initiative’s mission is to bring Chicago ideas to bear on policy debates, policy making, and legal and business decision making through scholarly research, external engagement, and educational programming.
Working Paper Series
How Segregated is Urban Consumption?
Donald R. Davis, Jonathan I. Dingel, Joan Monras and Eduardo Morales
Introduction to Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy
Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin Keys
The Housing Boom and Bust: Model Meets Evidence
Greg Kaplan, Kurt Mitman, and Giovanni L. Violante
A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani