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Yinger comments on NY property assessments in article

"New York is all over the place,’" says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs. "It has one of the craziest [property assessment] systems in the country."

September 18, 2019

Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic

"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."

May 14, 2019

Rosenthal cited in NY Times article on neighborhood racial change

Stuart Rosenthal, professor and chair of economics, argues that it’s often possible to predict a neighborhood’s income level 20 years into the future by the age of its housing stock today. 

April 29, 2019

Maxwell X Lab, City of Syracuse collaboration improves tax collection process

Maxwell X Lab, part of the Center for Policy Research at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, recently completed a series of projects designed to reduce overdue property tax bills in the City of Syracuse. So far, the initiative has helped the City to recoup more than $1.4 million in overdue property taxes, and hundreds of additional properties were prompted to get current on their bills, preventing more costly and troublesome outcomes for both the owner and the City alike.

November 18, 2018

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Purser article on problems with Eviction Lab published in Shelterforce

Daniella Aiello, Lisa Bates, Terra Graziani, Christopher Herring, Manissa Maharawal, Erin McElroy, Pamela Phan & Gretchen Purser
August 27, 2018

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Rosenthal article on housing price bubbles, new supply, and within-city dynamics published in JUE

Crocker H. Liu, Adam Nowak & Stuart S. Rosenthal
October 31, 2016

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Schwartz analysis on housing choice voucher recipients and good schools published in JPAM

Ingrid Gould Ellen, Keren Mertens Horn & Amy Ellen Schwartz
June 26, 2016

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