Stuart Rosenthal

Professor and Chair, Economics

Stuart Rosenthal

Contact Information

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

Staff Support:
Emily Henrich
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Stuart Rosenthal CV

Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
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 2018

ECN 745.001 Regional Economics, MoWe, 8:30-10:00, Eggers 112


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. 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 Economics Department 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 a council member of the Urban Economic Association. Professor Rosenthal also serves as the editor of the Journal of Urban Economics. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Agglomeration Economics
Compensating Difference in Land and Labor Markets
Housing Demand and Tenure Choice
Mortgage Demand

Research Grants and Awards

2013 Walter Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement (North American Regional Science Council)

2012 - Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)

Kauffman Foundation, “Entrepreneur Homeowners: Small Business Financing Through Home Equity and Mortgage Debt,” (August 2011 – January 2013).

Center for Aging and Policy Studies, Syracuse University, “Entrepreneur Homeowners and Older Households: Small Business Financing Through Home Equity and Mortgage

Debt,” (July 2011 – August 2012).