Fannie Mae Chief Economist Concludes New College Event Series

Douglas Duncan, one of the nation’s leading experts on the housing and mortgage market, will conclude the New Topics New College discussion series with “Putting Housing Into Context,” a talk from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at New College of Florida’s Sainer Pavilion.
New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida. This dynamic community series features national speakers on relevant topics of our time. The talk is sponsored by Cumberland Advisors, the Global Interdependence Center, and New College.
Duncan is senior vice president and chief economist at Fannie Mae, the government-backed mortgage securitizing corporation, and is chair of the Fannie Mae Corporate House Price Forecast Committee.
In that position, he is responsible for providing all forecasts and analyses on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets for Fannie Mae. He also oversees corporate strategy and is responsible for strategic research regarding external factors and their potential impact on the company and the housing industry.
He has been named one of Bloomberg/BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Powerful People in Real Estate.
Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Duncan was senior vice president and chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association. His experience also includes service as a LEGIS Fellow and staff member with the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs for Rep. Bill McCollum, and work on the Financial Institutions Project at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Duncan received his Ph. D. in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and his B.S. and M.S. in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University.
“Putting Housing Into Context,” with Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist
Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m.
New College of Florida’s Sainer Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Rd. (immediately south of Ringling Museum)
Admission: $20. Reserve tickets at or by calling 487-4000.

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