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Jenny Schuetz

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Policy, Harvard University, 2006
  • M.A., City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
  • B.A., Economics/Political & Social Thought, University of Virginia, 1997
Current Research Topics
  • Housing markets
  • Urban and regional policy
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2017 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - 2017
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - 2015
  • Assistant professor

    University of Southern California, Price School of Public Policy

    2009 - 2014
  • Assistant professor

    City College of New York, Dept. of Economics

    2008 - 2009
  • Post-doctoral fellow

    New York University, Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

    2006 - 2007
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Genevieve Giuliano, and Eun Jin Shin (forthcoming). "Does Zoning Help or Hinder Transit-Oriented (Re)Development?" Urban Studies.
  • Freeman, Lance, and Jenny Schuetz (2017). "Producing Affordable Housing in Rising Markets: What Works?" Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 217-236.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Arturo Gonzalez, Jeff Larrimore, Ellen A. Merry, and Barbara J. Robles (2017). "Are Central Cities Poor and Non-White?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-031. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Arturo Gonzalez, Jeff Larrimore, Ellen Merry, and Barbara Robles (2017). "Are Central Cities Poor and Non-White?" FEDS Notes 2017-05-15. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2016). "Where Should Online Peer-to-Peer Markets Thrive?" FEDS Notes 2016-12-22. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Jonathan Spader, and Alvaro Cortes (2016). "Have Distressed Neighborhoods Recovered? Evidence from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program," Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 34, pp. 30-48.
  • Spader, Jonathan, Jenny Schuetz, and Alvaro Cortes (2016). "Fewer Vacants, Fewer Crimes? Impacts of Neighborhood Revitalization Policies on Crime," Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 60, pp. 73-84.
  • Larrimore, Jeff, Jenny Schuetz, and Samuel Dodini (2016). "What are the Perceived Barriers to Homeownership for Young Adults?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-021. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Genevieve Giuliano, and Eun Jin Shin (2016). "Does Zoning Help or Hinder Transit-Oriented (Re)Development?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-020. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Genevieve Giuliano, and Eun Jin Shin (2016). "Is Los Angeles Becoming Transit Oriented?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-004. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2015). "Do Rail Transit Stations Encourage Neighbourhood Retail Activity?" Urban Studies, vol. 52, no. 14, pp. 2699-2723.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Jonathan Spader, Jennifer Lewis Buell, Kimberly Burnett, Larry Buron, Alvaro Cortes, Michael DiDomenico, Anna Jefferson, Christian Redfearn, and Stephen Whitlow (2015). "Investing in Distressed Communities: Outcomes from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program," Cityscape, vol. 17, no. 2.
  • Spader, Jonathan, Jenny Schuetz, and Alvaro Cortes (2015). "Fewer Vacants, Fewer Crimes? Impacts of Neighborhood Revitalization Policies on Crime," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-088. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2015). "Why are Wal-Mart and Target Next-door Neighbors?" Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 54, pp. 38-48.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Jonathan Spader, and Alvaro Cortes (2015). "Have Distressed Neighborhoods Recovered? Evidence from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-016. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Jonathan Spader, Jennifer Lewis Buell, Kimberly Burnett, Larry Buron, Alvaro Cortes, Michael DiDomenico, Anna Jefferson, Christian Redfearn, and Stephen Whitlow (2015). "Which Way to Recovery? Housing Market Outcomes and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-004. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2014). "Why are Wal-Mart and Target Next-door Neighbors?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-81. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2014). "Do Art Galleries Stimulate Redevelopment?" Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 59-72.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, and Richard K. Green (2014). "Is the Art Market More Bourgeois Than Bohemian?" Journal of Regional Science, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 273-303.
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2013). "Causal Agents or Canaries in the Coal Mine? Art Galleries and Neighborhood Change," in Rushton, Michael ed., Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, pp. 12-35.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Jed Kolko, and Rachel Meltzer (2012). "Are Poor Neighborhoods 'Retail Deserts'?" Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 42, no. 1-2, pp. 269-285.
  • Meltzer, Rachel, and Jenny Schuetz (2012). "Bodegas Or Bagel Shops? Neighborhood Differences in Retail and Household Services," Economic Development Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 73-94.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Rachel Meltzer, and Vicki Been (2011). "Silver Bullet Or Trojan Horse? the Effects of Inclusionary Zoning on Local Housing Markets in the United States," Urban Studies, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 297-329.
  • Meltzer, Rachel, and Jenny Schuetz (2010). "What Drives the Diffusion of Inclusionary Zoning?" Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 578-602.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Rachel Meltzer, and Vicki Been (2009). "31 Flavors of Inclusionary Zoning: Comparing Policies from San Francisco, Washington DC and Suburban Boston," Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 441-456.
  • Sims, Katharine R. E., and Jenny Schuetz (2009). "Local Regulation and Land-Use Change: The Effects of Wetlands Bylaws in Massachusetts," Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 409-421.
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2009). "No Renters in My Suburban Backyard: Land use Regulation and Rental Housing," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 296-320.
  • Schuetz, Jenny, Vicki Been, and Ingrid Gould Ellen (2008). "Neighborhood Effects of Concentrated Mortgage Foreclosures," Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 306-319.
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2008). "Are Mortgage Loans the New Toasters? the Roles of Housing Demand and Political Patronage in Mexican Housing Finance," International Real Estate Review, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 1-31.
  • Schuetz, Jenny (2008). "Guarding the Town Walls: Mechanisms and Motives for Restricting Multifamily Housing in Massachusetts," Real Estate Economics, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 555-586.
Awards
  • 2017

    Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics

    Fellow

  • 2013

    Homer Hoyt Institute

    Post-doctoral Honoree

  • 2010

    Lincoln Institute for Land Policy

    Junior Scholar

Editor
  • North American editor, Urban Studies, May 2016-present
Referee
  • City & Community
  • Cityscape
  • Ecological Economics
  • Economic Development Quarterly
  • Environment and Planning A
  • Housing Policy Debate
  • Housing Studies
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
  • Journal of Financial Services Research
  • Journal of Housing and the Built Environment
  • Journal of Housing Economics
  • Journal of Public Policy
  • Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
  • Journal of Regional Science
  • Journal of Urban Affairs
  • Journal of Urban Economics
  • Land Economics
  • Law and Society Review
  • Public Administration Review
  • Public Works Management and Policy
  • RAND working papers
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Regional Science and Urban Economics
  • Research in Transportation Business and Management
  • Social Science Quarterly
  • Socio-Economic Planning Series
  • State and Local Government Review
  • University of Chicago press
  • Urban Affairs Review
  • Urban Geography
  • Urban Studies
Professional Affiliation
  • Member, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, 2006-present
  • Member, Association for Public Policy and Management, 2006-present
  • Member, Urban Land Institute, 2009-2011
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers, 2013-present
Last update: July 10, 2017