John M. Yinger
Trustee Professor, Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs
John Yinger is a Trustee Professor of Economics
and Public Administration and International Affairs, Director of the Education Finance and Accountability
Program, and Associate Director at the Center for Policy Research. Program. He
has published dozens of articles in professional journals on the topics of
education finance, discrimination in housing and mortgage markets, and urban
economics. His most recent book, Housing and Commuting: The Theory of
Urban Residential Structure, is forthcoming. His edited volume, Helping
Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity,
was published in 2004 and his co-authored book, The Color of Credit:
Mortgage Discrimination, Research Methodology, and Fair Lending Enforcement,
appeared in 2002. Professor Yinger has also taught at Harvard University, the
University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin; served as a senior
staff economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; and
co-directed several state-level tax or aid studies. John received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1975.
Vices: Fixing Inferences about Willingness to Pay in Recent House-Value
Studies." John Yinger and Phuong Nguyen-Hoang, Journal of Benefit-Cost
Analysis, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2016), pp. 248-291.
Does School District Consolidation Affect Property Values: A Case Study of New
York." William D. Duncombe, John Yinger, and Pengju Zhang, Public
Finance Review, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2016), pp. 52-79.
Estimates of Neighborhood Ethnic Preferences." John Yinger, Public
Finance Review, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2016), pp. 22-51.
Have We Learned from Paired Testing in Housing Markets?” John Yinger and
Sun Jung Oh, Cityscape: A Journal of
Policy Development and Research, Vol. 17, No. 3 (2015), pp. 15-60.
"Hedonic Markets and Sorting Equilibria: Bid-Function Envelopes for Public Services and Neighborhood Amenities." John Yinger. Journal of Urban Economics 86 (March 2015): 9-25.