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Associate Professor of Real Estate
New research coauthored by Wharton’s Benjamin Keys looks at the roles geographic location and individual characteristics play in the financial struggles of consumers.
Rising commercial rents and the demise of the department store model pose an existential threat to Barneys and other icons of high-end retail.
Wharton's Benjamin Keys looks at why systems to protect taxpayers from the mortgage market losses suffered in the financial crisis are still not strong enough.
Overly loose mortgage standards are not exactly making a comeback, but some loans today are close to regulatory guardrails. New Wharton research offers a tool that can help regulators know[…]
Across the country, baby boomers who own large suburban homes are looking to downsize but are finding it hard to attract younger buyers. However, shifts in mortgage rates and other[…]