Anthony DeFusco is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is an applied microeconomist who studies empirical questions in household finance with a particular emphasis on household behaviors and public policies affecting the housing and residential mortgage markets.
Professor DeFusco’s work is regularly published in leading academic journals in Economics and Finance including the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Financial Economics. He was the first prize recipient of the 2016 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Dissertation Award and in 2018 received the Brattle Group Award for the best paper in Corporate Finance published by the Journal of Finance.
DeFusco is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Financial Economics and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Housing Economics.
Professor DeFusco joined the Kellogg School of Management in 2015 after receiving his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Temple University.
Real Estate Finance and Urban Economics
Prerequisite: Business Analytics I (DECS-430-5)
Corequisite/Prerequisite: Accounting for Decision Making (ACCT-430) and Business Analytics II (DECS 431-0)