Wharton GIS Lab

Dr. Susan M. Wachter


Susan M. Wachter
Director
Wharton GIS Lab
430 Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-6355
E-mail: wachter@wharton.upenn.edu

Susan M. Wachter is Professor of Real Estate and Finance at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Wharton GIS Lab. Dr. Wachter served as Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, from 1998 to 2001. As Assistant Secretary, Dr. Wachter was principal advisor to the Secretary of HUD on national housing and urban policy.

Dr. Wachter served as President of the American Real Estate Urban Economics Association from 1988 to 1989. The author of over 100 publications and 10 volumes, Dr. Wachter was Chairperson of the Wharton Real Estate Department from 1996 to 1998.

Formerly co-editor of Real Estate Economics, Dr. Wachter serves on multiple editorial boards and is a Faculty Fellow of The Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Real Estate Studies, Visiting Fellow of the Brookings Institute and Academic Fellow of the Urban Land Institute.

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