Panel: The Impacts of Foreclosures On Families and Communities
(Housing & Community Development)

Thursday, November 8, 2012: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Salon B (Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Jenny Schuetz, University of Southern California and Jonathan Spader, Abt Associates, Inc.
Chairs:  Christopher Herbert, Harvard University

All of the papers on this panel explore the costs that foreclosures impose. Two of the papers focus on the impacts on children and families. The other two adopt novel approaches to studying the spillover impacts on communities.

Broken Homes, Broken Dreams: Families In (and out of) Foreclosure
David Rothstein, Policy Matters Ohio and Cyleste Collins, Case Western Reserve University

The Effect of Foreclosure On Boston Public School Student Academic Performance
Katharine Bradbury, Mary A. Burke and Robert K. Triest, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Structure Type and Foreclosure Externalities
Lynn Fisher1, Lauren Lambie-Hanson2 and Paul Willen2, (1)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (2)Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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