Morris Davis

Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and Academic Director, Center for Real Estate Studies, Rutgers Business School at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Morris A. Davis is the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and the Academic Director of the Center for Real Estate Studies at the Rutgers Business School. Previously, Davis was the James A. Graaskamp Chair of Real Estate in the Department of Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was the Academic Director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate. Dr. Davis is an Adjunct Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, is a Senior Scholar of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and is an independent director of the AGNC Investment Corp. (ticker: AGNC) mortgage REIT. Earlier in his career, Dr. Davis was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board where he routinely briefed Alan Greenspan on housing and macroeconomics. Dr. Davis is widely published on issues related to the U.S. housing markets and has developed price indexes for land in residential use. Davis is regularly interviewed by NPR Marketplace, Bloomberg Radio, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times on house prices and housing markets and is a frequent lecturer at Universities and Central Banks around the world. Davis holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.