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2014

With Clock Ticking on Mortgage Relief, Homeowners Wonder What’s Ahead
Washington Post – 3/10/2014
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Home Ownership
Columbia Business School No Free Lunch Seminar – 2/25/2014
Professor Christopher Mayer

Not All Housing Bubbles Crash Equally
Fortune – 2/3/2014
Professor Shang-Jin Wei

Where Will Young People Live When They’re Old and Gray?
Marketplace – 1/31/2014
Professor Christopher Mayer

The Tale of a House, and an Entire Market
New York Times – 1/25/14
Professor Christopher Mayer

Reverse-Mortgage Rule Changes Draw Professor to the Business
Bloomberg Businessweek – 1/23/14
Professor Christopher Mayer

State Lenders Escape Rules to Put Americans in Homes: Mortgages
Bloomberg News – 1/22/14
Professor Christopher Mayer

Professor Puts Ideas in Practice as Reverse-Mortgage CEO
Bloomberg – 1/18/14
Professor Christopher Mayer

REBIC Hosts National Housing Economist Christopher Mayer at Jan. 23 Forum
Charlotte Business Journal – 1/15/14
Professor Christopher Mayer

2013

Mortgage Program Pans Out
Wall Street Journal – 12/31/13
Professor Christopher Mayer

Mortgage Rates to Rise, but Not Because of Tapering
MSN – 12/19/13
Professor Christopher Mayer

Decent Year for Housing Ahead?
CNBC – 12/18/13
Professor Christopher Mayer

Nightly Business Report
CNBC – 12/18/13
Professor Christopher Mayer

What to Expect from REITs in 2014
Investopedia – 12/16/13
Professor Christopher Mayer

Beijing to Make It Easier to Bet the Farm
Wall Street Journal – 11/22/2013
Professor Shang-Jin Wei

Private Equity Funds Barely Worth It: Study
CNBC – 11/12/2013
Professors Morten Sorensen and Neng Wang

Average Private-Equity Investor Merely Breaks Even, Study Claims
Barron’s – 11/11/2013
Professors Morten Sorensen and Neng Wang

Wall Street Figured out How to Securitize Your Rent. Should You Worry?
Wall Street Journal – 11/8/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Capitalizing on the Public-Private Partnership
PrivcapRE – 10/24/2013
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

Another Housing Bubble? Real Estate Expert Says “No”
The Motley Fool – 10/12/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Carrying Debt After Retirement
New York Times – 9/26/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Valuing Private Equity: Video and Presentation
Columbia Business School No Free Lunch Seminar – 9/17/2013
Professor Neng Wang

Mortgage Refinance Slowdown Leads to Bank Layoffs
Marketplace – 9/10/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Tighter Rules Will Make It Harder to Get a Reverse Mortgage
New York Times – 9/6/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Will The New Fed Chief Revive Housing?
Fox Business – 8/21/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Report: Half of All Home Purchases Paid for with Cash
Marketplace – 8/15/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Foreclosures Are Down, but the Housing Market Isn't Quite Moving Yet
Marketplace Morning Report – 8/15/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Obama Introduces a New Game: Fake Bipartisanship
CNN Money – 8/14/2013
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

More Fraud Evidence Tilts the Crisis Narrative
Columbia Journalism Review – 8/12/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

American Dream Slipping as Homeownership at 18-Year Low
Bloomberg – 7/30/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

The Perverse Effects of Rent Regulation
New York Times – 7/23/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Married to the Mortgage
The Economist – 7/13/2013
Professor Shang-Jin Wei

Rules for Reverse Mortgages May Become More Restrictive
New York Times – 7/12/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

People with Bad Math Skills Are More Likely to Wind Up in Foreclosure
Business Insider – 6/27/2013
Professor Stephan Meier

Math-Challenged Americans More Likely to End Up in Foreclosure
NBC News – 6/24/2013
Professor Stephan Meier

Home Buyers with Good Credit Have Many Options
CNBC Closing Bell – 6/14/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Many Would-Be First-Time Homebuyers Fear Taking the Plunge
Marketplace Radio – 6/4/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

New York’s New Billionaire Street
Marketplace Morning Report – 6/4/2013
Professor Lynne Sagalyn

Sustainable Recovery in Housing?
CNBC – 5/28/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Market-Return Research Wins 2013 AQR Insight Award
Wall Street Journal – 5/20/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Piskorski Receives 2013 AQR Insight Distinguished Paper Award
Business School News – 5/20/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Home Prices Rebound
NPR – 5/1/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Real Estate Déjà Vu
New York Magazine – 4/12/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Private-Label RMBS Fraud Ran Rampant Before Market Crash, but Who Is Guilty?
Housingwire – 4/10/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Rental Investment May Seem Safer Than It Really Is
New York Times – 03/29/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Cash Course in Housing Economics
Wall Street Journal – 3/2/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Study Confirms Widespread Mortgage Fraud
CBS Money Watch – 2/22/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

New Paper Sheds Light on Extent of Housing Bubble Fraud
Wall Street Journal – 2/20/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Bubbles and Fraud: A Smoking Gun?
Economist – 2/19/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Housing Taking a Turn to the Upside?
Fox Business – 1/25/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Sagalyn Presents Research on Cities as Entertainment Centers Business School News – 1/25/2013
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

In Deal, Bank of America Extends Retreat From Mortgages
New York Times – 1/7/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Big Banks Settle Mortgage Hangover
Wall Street Journal – 1/7/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Bank of America Puts to Bed Claims from Housing Crisis, While Retreating from Market
Washington Post – 1/7/2013
Professor Christopher Mayer

Lessons Learned from HAMP
Housing Wire Magazine – 1/2013
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

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2012

Groundbreaking on $15 Billion Hudson Yards Project in Manhattan Begins
Daily Mail – 12/4/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

Business Schools See the Value of Lessons in Real Estate
Financial Times – 11/26/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

American Daydream
HERMES – 11/26/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn and Professor Christopher Mayer

Why Freddie Mac Resisted Refis
ProPublica – 10/25/12
Professor Christopher Mayer

New Film Captures WTC Redevelopment Battle
New York Post – 10/17/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

US Housing Policy Experts Say GSE Reform Will Have To Wait
MNI – 10/2/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Mortgage Finance System Overhaul Way Down the Road
The Hill – 10/2/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

On the House: U.S. Approach to Easing Foreclosures a Disappointment
Philadelphia Inquirer – September 23, 2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Mortgage Servicers Dropped the Ball, Study Says
Chicago Tribune – 9/20/2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Special Servicers: Answer to Mortgage Industry Woes?
CBS News – 9/20/2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Did Bank Delays Cause 800,000 Foreclosures?
MSN Money – 9/17/2012

Study: Home Modification Program Falls Short
CBS News – 9/13/2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Foreclosure Fail: Study Pins Blame on Big Banks
ProPublica – 9/12/2012
See also related coverage from Huffington Post, the Atlantic (also featured on Yahoo), and the Consumerist.

Can the Middle Class Thrive Without Home Ownership?
Fortune – 9/11/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Help for New Jersey's Mortgage Crisis?
NJ Spotlight – 9/11/2012

Paper: Why Obama’s Loan Modification Program Fell Short
Wall Street Journal – 9/5/2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Putting Numbers to HAMP's Limited Impact
Bloomberg Businessweek – 8/31/2012
Professor Tomasz Piskorski

The Perils and Promise of Public-Private Partnerships
National Development Council – 08/6/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

The Raft for an Underwater Housing Market
MN2020 Hindsight – 7/31/2012

Hasty Loan Denials of HARP Refinance Applications Mislead Thousands of Discouraged Underwater Homeowners
PR Web – 7/24/2012

A Neighborhood’s Comeback
Wall Street Journal – 07/18/2012
Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn

Expanding Refinances Could Save Billions for Homeowners
Center for Responsible Lending – 6/27/2012

Housing Market Crawls Back
Wall Street Journal – 5/29/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Principal Reductions Won’t Solve the Mortgage Mess
Bloomberg – 5/17/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Potential Broad-Based Refi Plan Aims To Level Playing Field; Increase Home Prices
Mortgage News Daily – 5/9/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

HUD: 750,000 Borrowers Helped with Obama Refi Plan
MarketWatch – 5/8/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

More Refinance Help on Horizon for Fannie, Freddie Homeowners?
US News and World Report – 4/25/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Two Democratic Senators Push to Streamline, Speed Refinancing Process
The Hill – 4/25/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Continued Job Growth Will Help Housing Industry
NPR – 4/23/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Did the White House Use ‘Fuzzy Math’ on the Bailout? Not Really.
Washington Post – 4/20/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

When Homeowners Refinance, It’s Good for Business
Boston Globe – 4/20/2012 (registration required)
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Experts Discuss Housing Crisis, Solutions
Columbia Business School – 4/10/2012
Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Professor Christopher Mayer

Is Mortgage-Debt Forgiveness Worth the ‘Moral Hazard’?
Wall Street Journal – 4/2/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Rents Keep Rising, Even as Housing Prices Fall
New York Times – 2/24/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

States Negotiate $26 Billion Agreement for Homeowners
New York Times – 2/8/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Freddie Mac Betting Against Struggling Homeowners
National Public Radio – 1/30/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment
The New York Times – 1/30/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Obama Answers Bernanke Plea With Refinancing Plan: Mortgages
Bloomberg Business Week – 1/25/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

A New Stimulus: Have Wall Street bail out Main Street
CNN Money – 1/18/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Time to Consider Mass Mortgage Refinancings
The Washington Post – 1/17/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

Remodeling Homeowner Incentives: A Plan to Revive the Housing Market by Replacing Mortgage Interest Deductions with Tax Credits
The Huffington Post – 1/17/2012
Professor Christopher Mayer

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2011

Obama Administration Expands Mortgage Assistance Program
The Takeaway – 10/25/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

Refinancing Revamp Planned
SmartMoney – 10/24/2011

How Much Would Mass Refinancing Do for the Economy?
The Washington Post – 10/19/2011
Dean Glenn Hubbard

Steven Pearlstein: How about Refi.gov?
The Washington Post – 9/17/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

How Mortgage Refinancing Could Help Spur Economy
National Public Radio – 9/7/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

How To Save The Housing Market: Destroy Houses
Time Magazine – 9/7/2011

Mortgage Refinancing Could Jumpstart Economy
Wall Street Journal video – 8/28/2011
Dean Glenn Hubbard

Obama Considers New Housing Solutions
National Public Radio – 8/27/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

One Final Bailout That Still May Happen
U.S. News & World Report – 8/26/2011

U.S. May Back Refinance Plan for Mortgages
New York Times – 8/24/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

Can housing policy be an effective stimulus?
The Washington Post – 8/23/2011
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Banks Block Obama's Mortgage Stimulus Plan
Bloomberg – 8/16/2011
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Low Rates Alone Not Seen Reviving Housing Market
National Public Radio – 8/15/2011
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Housing Speculation (Video)
Columbia Business School No Free Lunch Seminar – 3/1/2011
Professor Christopher Mayer

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2010

The Economics of Hedge Funds: Video and Presentation
Columbia Business School No Free Lunch Seminar – 11/9/2010
Professor Neng Wang

How Underwater Mortgages Can Float the Economy
New York Times — 9/18/2010
By R. Glenn Hubbard and Christopher Mayer

Debt Forgiveness Key in Plan to Curb Foreclosures
National Public Radio – 3/26/2010
Professor Christopher Mayer

B of A to help underwater homeowners
National Public Radio Marketplace – 3/24/2010
Professor Christopher Mayer

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2009

How to Modify Securitized Mortgages
Seeking Alpha – 3/21/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Obama Housing Fix Too Timid?
Los Angeles Times – 2/27/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Proposal Is Heavy on Incentives to Modify Loans
Wall Street Journal – 2/19/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Obama's Savior-Based Housing Plan
U.S. News & World Report – 2/18/2009
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

The Good and Bad in Obama's Foreclosure Plan
The Atlantic – 2/18/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Fixing Foreclosures: Lots Of Plans, Murky Strategy
CNBC – 2/12/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

How to Save the Housing Market
The Atlantic – 2/4/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Beyond the Age of Leverage: New Banks Must Arise
Financial Times – 2/2/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Are 4% Mortgages the Answer?
Time Magazine Blog – 2/2/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Fixing Foreclosures: 'How Far Are We Going to Go?'
CNBC – 1/23/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

Mortgage Crisis: Will Loan Mods Bring Relief?
BusinessWeek – 1/23/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Obama Has No Quick Fix for Banks
New York Times – 1/20/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer

More Thoughts on How to Fix the Housing Crisis
Time Magazine Blog – 1/15/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Columbia Profs Tackle Loan Mods
HousingWire – 1/12/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Loan Servicers Should Get Incentives to Modify Mortgages, Experts Say
Los Angeles Times – 1/11/2009

Why Servicers Matter (Audio)
WNYC – 1/8/2009

FDIC Loan Plan Called Too Expensive
San Diego Source – 1/7/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Columbia Profs: Incentivize Servicers to Modify Mortgages
Los Angeles Times Blog – 1/7/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

Pay Lenders to Stem Foreclosures: Report
Reuters – 1/7/2009
Professor Christopher Mayer, Professor Tomasz Piskorski

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2008

New York, Boston Prices Expected to Fall Further
Wall Street Journal – 12/31/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

Low-Interest Mortgages Are the Answer
Wall Street Journal – 12/17/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

New $3 Trillion Bailout Is Coming to the Masses
Bloomberg – 12/15/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Obama Team Boosts Paulson Proposal to Spur U.S. Home Purchases
Bloomberg – 12/12/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Mortgage Finance Officials Defend Actions on Risky Loans
Voice of America – 12/10/2008
Professor Charles Calomoris

Washington’s New Tack: Helping Homeowners
The New York Times – 12/4/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

U.S. Eyes Plan to Lift Home Sales
Wall Street Journal – 12/4/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

Treasury’s 4.5 Percent Mortgage Plan Analyzed
NPR’s All Things Considered – 12/4/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

A New Proposal to Lower Mortgage Rates
American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report – 12/4/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

Treasury Weighs Plan To Cut U.S. Mortgage Rates
NPR’s Morning Edition – 12/4/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

Home Builders Make Plea for Federal Aid
Wall Street Journal – 11/24/2008
Professor Christopher Mayer

How Obama can energise the economy
Financial Times – 11/19/2008
By Dean Glenn Hubbard

7 Ways for Obama to Save the Housing Market
U.S. News and World Report – 11/14 2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard

A helping hand to homeowners
The Economist – 10/23/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

First, Let's Stabilize Home Prices
Wall Street Journal – 10/2/2008
Dean Glenn Hubbard, Professor Christopher Mayer

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