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Dwight Jaffee

Willis Booth Professor of Banking, Finance, and Real Estate
Member, Haas Real Estate Group, Haas Finance Group
Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics
Director, Berkeley-St. Petersburg School of Management Program
Tel: 1-510--642-1273
Fax: 1-510-643-7441
Email: click on the envelope icon below for full email address
Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: Research homepage and Teaching homepage
Academic Group Homepage: Real Estate and Finance
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


    BA, economics, Northwestern University
    Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Positions Held

    At Haas School of Business since 1991:

    1991 - present, Full Professor of Finance and Real Estate
    1998 - present, Willis Booth Professor of Banking, Finance, and Real Estate
    2001 - 2002, Chairman, Finance Group
    1968 - 1991, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Princeton University

External Service and Assignments

    Current affiliations within the Haas School\University of California, Berkeley:

  • Co-Chairman, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, Haas School of Business
  • Director, Berkeley-St. Petersburg School of Management Program, Haas School of Business
  • Advisory Committee, Institute of Business and Economic Research, 1993-2001
  • Advisory Committee, Institute of Management, Innovation, and Organization, 1993-2001
    Past affiliations:

  • Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Associate editor: Journal of Economic Perspectives; Journal of Finance, Journal of Money, Banking and Credit, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Housing Finance Review
  • Public interest director, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and other thrift institutions
  • Member, advisory council, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
  • Consultant, World Bank for technical assistance to Russia
  • Consultant, China 1990 Institute (banking reform in China)
  • Consultant, housing and mortgage market activity, Federal Reserve Board, US Treasury Department, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Federal Home Loan Bank System

Current Research and Interests

  • Catastrophe insurance (terrorism and earthquakes)
  • Real estate markets and real estate finance
  • Financial institutions and lending activity
  • International trade and the California economy

Selected Papers and Publications

See Research homepage


  • BA230M, Asset-Backed Securitization (MFE program)
  • BA203, Introduction to Finance
  • BA289A, Ph.D. Real Estate Seminar
  • BA298, Real Estate Research Seminar
  • BA183, Real Estate Finance
  • BA283, Real Estate Finance

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