Stuart Rosenthal

Professor, Economics

Stuart Rosenthal

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3809
Office Hours:
By Appointment

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Stuart Rosenthal CV

Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
Aging Studies Institute
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986


Urban economics, state and local public economies, real estate finance and housing

Personal Website


Spring 2022

Not Teaching


Stuart S. Rosenthal is the Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics at Syracuse University. He is also a Senior Research Associate in the university’s Center for Policy Research and Chair of Maxwell's Department of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in economics (1986) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. in economics (1980) from Bowdoin College. Before joining Syracuse University in 1999, Professor Rosenthal held positions in the Department of Economics at Virginia Tech University, the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of British Columbia, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. His research is in the area of urban economics, state and local public economics, real estate finance, and housing. This includes work on a wide range of housing, homeownership, and mortgage issues, the determinants of urban renewal and decay, local tax policy, the role of agglomeration economies, and entrepreneurship. Professor Rosenthal serves on the editorial boards for a number of academic journals and is a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Urban Economics. He is also a council member of the Urban Economic Association and serves as the editor of the Journal of Urban Economics. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Urban Economics
Housing and Mortgage Markets
Real Estate
Agglomeration Economies 
Neighborhood Dynamics