Morris A. Davis


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Professor of Finance and
Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate

Department of Finance and Economics
Rutgers Business School
Rutgers University
1 Washington Park, Room 627
Newark, NJ 07102

Other Affiliations

- Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

- Independent Member of the Board of Directors of
American Capital Agency Corporation
- See my land and housing data at the






Rutgers Center for Real Estate



Professor 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 and is an independent director of the American Capital Agency Corporation (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.