Stephen Malpezzi is Emeritus Professor in the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, Malpezzi is an affiliate of the Rutgers Center for Real Estate and is Dean of the Weimer School of Advanced Real Estate Studies at the Homer Hoyt Institute. Previously, Malpezzi was president of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.
Malpezzi’s research includes work on economic development, the measurement and determinants of real estate prices, housing demand, and the effects of regulation and other economic policies on real estate markets. Among numerous publications, he’s the author of A Primer on U.S. Housing Markets and Housing Policy and is currently writing a book on local economic development.
Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin, Malpezzi was an economist at the World Bank from 1981 to 1990 and was affiliated with the Urban Institute from 1977 to 1981.
Malpezzi has advised numerous governments and private sector organizations on urban policies, in countries as diverse as Canada, China, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Sweden and the United Kingdom, as well as within the U.S. He holds a B.A. in political science from LaSalle University and an M.A. in international affairs and a Ph.D. in economics from The George Washington University.