Sarah F. RileySenior Research Economist
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Sarah Riley manages the center’s data stores and conducts research in the areas of real estate economics, mortgage finance, behavioral economics and survey methods.
- Data management
- Project management
- SAS programming
- Ph.D., 2009, Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- M.A., 2002, Policy Economics, Tulane University
- B.S., 2001, Mathematical Economics and Italian Language and Literature, Tulane University
- Class of ’97, The Lawrenceville School
About Sarah Riley
Sarah F. Riley has broad interests in economics, statistics, business, psychology, management, health, communication, languages, music, philosophy and information science. Her work at the center spans a variety of technical and administrative domains involving data management, data user training and support, computing support, analytic reporting, statistical programming, econometric analysis, methodological consulting and project and personnel management.
Riley has published research in the areas of real estate economics, mortgage finance, behavioral economics and survey methods. She is currently exploring the economics of happiness.
Prior to joining the center in 2007, Riley authored software documentation for risk management solutions at SAS Institute, taught undergraduate economics courses at UNC-Chapel Hill and freelanced as an academic ESL editor. She received her Ph.D. in economics from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009 with concentrations in microeconomic theory, industrial organization and econometrics.
Recent News About Sarah F. Riley:
Research Update: Loan modifications ease house payment stress for delinquent mortgage borrowers
Center researchers discuss homeownership impact and decision-making at national policy conference
Riley speaks at national real estate conference on mobility of low-income underwater homeowners