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Urban economist, studying housing + land use. Now Brookings Metro. Previously FRB, USC, NYU. Fan of cities, data, & food. Trooper's human. She/her.

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Will the #DemDebate moderators ask the candidates about their proposed solutions to the housing crisis facing milli… https://t.co/e04pKvcI5J
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzExcited to announce that MetroSight, my new urban economics research—and Data PR—consultancy is open for business!!… https://t.co/2itGe8IzuE
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzAllowed myself to read Alison Roman's thanksgiving piece in @NYTCooking. I now desperately want to roast dry brined… https://t.co/Hp0UH2qrKV
11/14
2019
@alexbaca Framed slightly differently, rent control should not be a substitute for a well-functioning housing marke… https://t.co/KXtqlnmAkMBuild fewer highway lanes and more apartments. https://t.co/pwjHoqZRs4
11/13
2019
Job opening w terrific colleagues like @TimBartik @EvanMast2 @basquith827. https://t.co/cHxov2zU2xIt's long past time for urbanists (in broadest sense of the word) to talk about how diverse suburbia really is. Lov… https://t.co/RB0aQtDsgILocal govt accountability (or not). FWIW, Ward 4 has a contested primary next year. https://t.co/ouSlgxNENE @EmilyNix100 Yeah, dilemma is that tenured faculty at highly ranked schools carry bigger megaphone in policy debate… https://t.co/27xgPo3F45For economists, getting a paper accepted at top tier journal is like winning the lottery. For poor families, gettin… https://t.co/7fruPI4wma
11/12
2019
If only the administration had more appetite for opening another front in the war on cars... https://t.co/yMmThNiGxU
11/11
2019
On Tuesday, I'm speaking at ANC 7E (Benning Ridge/Capitol View). Here's the slide I prepared. The recommendations a… https://t.co/B3NRaktAka
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11/10
2019
Crossing my fingers Mike Bloomberg will propose upzoning the US waterfront (all land within 100 miles of Atlantic and Pacific oceans).
11/9
2019
Closing out is @elpaavo with more CA zoning data. They use RHNA estimates of zoned capacity along w induces of proc… https://t.co/9LTdOfYMiD @cecile_m_murray and I co-presented our paper on how CA cities zone out apartments. Expensive suburbs (Palo Alto, L… https://t.co/8poQKygcbh @AnthonyWOrlando poses a provocative question: is slowing housing growth mostly about regulation or is this just in… https://t.co/AGdMnbrvGl#APPAM2019 we saved the best panel for last today: housing supply, whoohoo! Divya Singh looks at NYC tax incentives… https://t.co/KC3GfI30gl @GaryDeanPainter brings up critical policy question: can we use these research results to better target scarce reso… https://t.co/FLTveXncdAJob market aside: both LEO at Notre Dame and CA Policy Lab seem like very cool places to work. @jrlacoeFinal paper from Rob Collinson: both public housing and vouchers are effective at reducing homelessness in Miami Da… https://t.co/jyVVFvk74l(Theme of today’s session: linking administrative datasets produces awesome research.)Short answer: yes, private consumer data is useful for tracking moves among unstably housed people. (Very cool grap… https://t.co/AZm6jtCFYw @PhillipsEcon tackles a super interesting and difficult problem: how do we track housing stability for populations… https://t.co/ifx1z9X5G7#APPAM2019 kicking off panel on homelessness, Till von Wachter looks at former employment history among LA homeless… https://t.co/nofE1B9tOH#appam2019 does party endorsement impact voters choices in local elections? Fascinating paper from @ClaytonNall fea… https://t.co/GuvM61LGXZ#APPAM2019 good to see more descriptive data on evictions. Knowing scale of problem and affected groups is good sta… https://t.co/ejplIMdU5j
11/8
2019
Imagine trying to pay rent on annual earnings of $17,950. This is why housing vouchers should be an entitlement. https://t.co/8dYMy1cgDR @JaminSpeer I’m very excited to be not attending the gentrification field trip.I’ll be presenting some work on differences in credit usage and perception by gender and race tonight at the poster… https://t.co/AWg0XMIMpp
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzThe #CaliforniaFires are the latest sign our #infrastructure isn't ready to handle climate change. We can't keep ki… https://t.co/aHlOJpmE6f
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzI’ll be presenting some work I’ve done using R to automate production processes for the Survey of Household Economi… https://t.co/OcTiNjWu2j
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @andersem @DanKeshet @tmccormick @BuildSmallSum @ChrisBBradford @desire4density Happy to take a read and send you s… https://t.co/BgBArPvTpN
11/7
2019
@KParkPlace See you in Denver! @samhouston Yes! Another nice piece out today from @NBuhayar with some terrific graphics on how SB50 could play out… https://t.co/2MytefJPueCorvias Partnership Analyst Sean Agid is a @GW_CWAS panelist discussing high costs of quality local infrastructure.… https://t.co/Ba9fEZxLlL
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzIZ-type program for commercial real estate (esp retail) flips financial logic upside down. In typical shopping cent… https://t.co/IZoQDlZo0ISeriously, we need "I ❤️ state & local govt" t-shirts. https://t.co/YJ6vlCEKYBMany people who live in the Washington region are concerned about the high cost of housing. Here's a breakdown of h… https://t.co/SGDx6kQg64
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz"California’s housing problems...are rooted in intransigent local politics, not a lack of money". Dead on target fr… https://t.co/RGCpIGkGQuMajor challenge facing newly elected state & local officials: how to upgrade crumbling infrastructure w/out going b… https://t.co/zhnpQs5jCbNorthern Virginia going bluer: Democrats are poised to flip the Loudoun County Board, and Phyllis Randall beat the… https://t.co/HaeP75tCzm
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzWard 4 YIMBY chapter* is celebrating reelections of Christian Dorsey in Arlington and Phyllis Randall in Loudoun! L… https://t.co/WGdr9QNy78 @salimfurth @graykimbrough @JedKolko @ShawnBucholtz @L_Nelson63 Perhaps @leah_boustan would like to weigh in on Bos… https://t.co/NEae6BICLV“To build more housing, DC policymakers must tear down zoning barriers,” argues @jenny_schuetz. https://t.co/Qrl0vJ2SMk
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11/6
2019
@JedKolko @ShawnBucholtz @L_Nelson63 Fair point. Plus housing finance people thinking about manufactured housing. @JedKolko @ShawnBucholtz @L_Nelson63 Picking up lots of picturesque vacation spots, for sure! But not everyone on h… https://t.co/NNx5Pb9XyN @JedKolko @ShawnBucholtz @L_Nelson63 All great suggestions, thanks!! Obviously will need to do an entire blogpost o… https://t.co/N6BBxSoJLJHousing/geography twitter, do you have favorite rural areas? Could be micropolitan areas, small towns, rural counti… https://t.co/v3JivqjTV8Heartened by all the single-issue pro-housing voters on twitter today. Renters of the world, unite! 😃Greater Boston friends: your landlord is voting tomorrow. You should too!
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzIf the fact that pretty much every building in Cambridge is non-conforming upsets you--it does me, which is why thi… https://t.co/JxfpMEd59R
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzIf tech companies reserved just a fraction of the money theyve donated to affordable housing and put it toward a ba… https://t.co/R4IwOm8f04
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzVirginia is one of only a handful of states holding elections today. But why the heck does it do so in off years? H… https://t.co/9YqaxcMMjG
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz#JPMCInstitute is hiring a consumer researcher on my team using #bigdata to produce econ research for public good: https://t.co/Og94yF64Hb
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11/5
2019
Don't forget to vote tomorrow, VA friends! https://t.co/tZzEM1AxXs
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzVoters do too care about policy!! (Nightmare traffic is the outcome of poorly integrated housing, land use, & trans… https://t.co/2oW1QvEinO @JedKolko @uscensusbureau Oh good, housing cost burdens ease for the more affluent tenure (homeowners). That's a relief. @mattyglesias Did the Mystics get invited to the White House? And if so, is there audio of their response?So now Apple will throw a couple billion at housing affordability. https://t.co/Hs3dt1sWcS If you're curious why Bi… https://t.co/RTVVfp7cHV @BrookingsInst pub. @jenny_schuetz report on local zoning regs & their impact on #affordablehousing calling for pol… https://t.co/TeoAK4042O
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzWhat if candidates and the media spent a bit less time discussing M4A and a bit more time discussing climate change? https://t.co/PHRnCaPu2P @graykimbrough I’d be happy to give a guest lecture on Prop 13.
11/4
2019
Leaning hard into fall flavors. Chicken andouille sausage, roast acorn squash w apples, Brussels sprouts sautéed w… https://t.co/EsBoiI7Yp2Please remember to vote! Vote early makes it so easy! https://t.co/GM8e6VUvWo
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz"My results suggest that more compact and dense development can pay dividends in lowering public expenditures"… https://t.co/krQp5aK2LQ
Retweeted by Jenny SchuetzVA friends, how excited are you for Tuesday's elections? So excited, right? Mayors, city councilors, & county super… https://t.co/MHFtVZxcAD
11/3
2019
The Silver Line is extremely convenient for attending my one year old niece’s bday party in Vienna and then heading… https://t.co/14VWgTXUvY @hansriemer @BrookingsInst Would be happy to talk!Drop the first sentence and this would still be great advice. https://t.co/SypNSw3KIv
11/2
2019
For policymakers, most important question is how well people's housing needs are met, not what zoning laws say on p… https://t.co/mANuTd7txuLeaving aside data collection challenges, it's not obvious that tracking minimum lot size or parking reqs will solv… https://t.co/fhwArkNvnpResearchers can also read zoning themselves. That's enormously labor intensive & painful! I know b/c I read 187 cit… https://t.co/UI5MzMIffqSurveying planners is expensive, esp to get decent response rate. Planners often don't have good info to answer que… https://t.co/9TNy3fLsjBThere's no centralized database that contains all local zoning, so we have to collect data somehow. Common techniqu… https://t.co/RqoSYNtIlyIn places like CA, NYC, Boston, we worry that overly restrictive zoning is limiting housing supply & driving up cos… https://t.co/111c8fGZPcFor instance, banning apt buildings or capping building height at 4 stories wd have huge impact in Midtown Manhatta… https://t.co/icT5DGDfwTZoning is intended to give local govt control over what gets built. So by defn, it will change housing market outco… https://t.co/esv8P9tZNwSome basics: all zoning codes include 4 components. * divide localities into "zones" (R1) * specify what land uses/… https://t.co/1F3HxaY54oMy latest piece tackles a slightly wonky but important question about zoning. Nearly every US local govt uses zonin… https://t.co/IMq6P21wxzWomen in economics: going to APPAM? I'm thrilled to coorganize the Women in Economics meetup at APPAM with… https://t.co/7Q6V73uLpF
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @hanlonbt @MadelineKovacs @MelissaBreach @NLIHC My current colleague @WilliamGale2 and former colleague @keynesianr @graykimbrough Not exactly related, but somebody should write a paper looking at whether worker productivity declin… https://t.co/DIGajI9EP4 @transporyan I would never ever condone this approach, but sometimes it’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.In my JP neighborhood of triple deckers we have a zoning meeting about a request to convert a single family home in… https://t.co/b3NKkng9BM
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @amy_liuw @BrookingsMetro kitchen will look like Willy Wonka’s warehouse tomorrow. @ModeledBehavior @bencasselman More housing would help too. (Esp vertically stacked housing in high-demand locations.)
11/1
2019
@aaronAcarr Maybe like this? https://t.co/w3kbZIWhBFWhich twitter makes you happiest today: Nats celebrations or dogs in Halloween costumes?Want a Halloween treat that'll give you goosebumps? Enter The Twilight Zoning: a terrifying universe of hostile com… https://t.co/AZoWxs5FsmCurious why workforce housing (including for teachers & other public sector workers) is getting more attention late… https://t.co/MRp1tuLvTlArticle in today's WaPo about using shared appreciation mortgage to help teachers buy homes in DC. https://t.co/hh5rBKVy7HWinning at YIMBY Halloween! https://t.co/nAYhYP9J6HFYI, D.C. residents: @OPinDC is hosting a series of public meetings on the Comprehensive Plan, the city's framework… https://t.co/nF1heqMXEV
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @danielmwarwick @alexbaca oh my fucking god I love local zoning shit
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @RichardvReeves Sneak peak: volatile housing prices are problematic for wealth building.
10/31
2019
Last week Facebook pledge $1b towards helping housing affordability in the Bay Area. Google & Microsoft have made s… https://t.co/TVGrPsRhPuAre you an urban economist (or urban-adjacent) who will be attending ASSAs in San Diego? Want to chat with other ur… https://t.co/RFi8yESf0NThe HUD Office of Policy Development & Research, Policy Development Division Director job posted today: Internal A… https://t.co/JchRAIcpl4
Retweeted by Jenny Schuetz @mnolangray Watching Reality Bites for the 1000th time, but whatever.
10/30
2019
@PatrickWBarrett Banning single-family-only zoning doesn't mean making single-family homes illegal. It just makes o… https://t.co/MXEILDrAw7
10/29
2019

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