The faculty at the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at the Haas School includes some of the most accomplished, most highly regarded professors and professionals in the business.

Victor Couture

Victor Couture, Assistant Professor. Research interests include urban economics, transportation and applied microeconomics.

Robert H. Edelstein

Robert H. Edelstein, Professor, Maurice Mann Chair in Real Estate, and Fisher Center Co-Chair. Studies real estate economics, finance, and property taxation; energy and environmental economics; public finance; and urban financial problems.

Dwight M. Jaffee

Dwight M. Jaffee, Professor, Willis Booth Professor of Banking, Finance, and Real Estate, and Fisher Center Co-Chair. Studies real estate finance, catastrophe insurance and the subprime mortgage crisis.

Amir Kermani

Amir Kermani, Assistant Professor. Research interests include monetary policy, macroeconomy and housing, securitization market and political economy.

Amir Kermani

Ernico Moretti, Michael Peevy and Donald Vial Professor of Economics. Professor Moretti’s research covers the fields of labor economics and urban economics. 

Christopher J. Palmer

Christopher J. Palmer, Assistant Professor. Research interests include mortgage finance, housing markets, foreclosure crisis, gentrification, and applied econometrics.

Kenneth T. Rosen

Kenneth T. Rosen, Fisher Center Chairman, is directly responsible for revitalizing the Fisher Center. Revered for his real estate and economic forecasts, he also studies real estate securitization, REITs, commercial real estate dynamics, and real estate e-commerce.

Richard Stanton

Richard Stanton, Professor of Finance and Real Estate, Kingsford Capital Management Chair in Business. Research interests include mortgage and lease markets, term structure modeling, mutual funds and risk management, and employee stock options.

Nancy E. Wallace

Nancy E. Wallace, Professor, Lisle and Roslyn Payne Chair in Real Estate and Capital Markets, Real Estate Group, Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy Co-Faculty Director and Fisher Center Co-Chair. Studies asset-backed securitization and real estate investment analysis, strategy, and finance.

Lecturers David Nelson (Wells Fargo's Corporate Properties Group), Dennis M. Williams (Northmarq Capital) and William Falik (Adjunct Professor, Berkeley Law) augment Haas' Real Estate faculty group.