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This page contains an archive of the research, presentations, and other scholarly and academic material produced by past recipients of our Sponsored Research grants.  You can scroll down to browse the archive, or use the menu to view more details about grantees for a particular year and jump directly to view their work.

2021-2022 Sponsored Research Grant Recipients:

  • Elora Lee Raymond, Ph.D.Georgia Institute of Technology
    (Research Topic: Large Corporate Investors During the Pandemic in the Southeastern Residential Housing Market)
  • Michael Guttentag, Ph.D.Loyola Law School
    (Research Topic: Law, Surplus, Market Regulation, and Inequality)
  • Enrico Rubolino, Ph.D.University of Lausanne
    (Research Topic: Does Informality Deter Tax Progressivity? Evidence from the ‘Ghost Buildings’ Program)

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2021-2022 Sponsored Research Scholars

Elora Lee Raymond, Ph.D

Dr. Raymond is an Assistant Professor in the School of City and Regional Planning in the College of Design at Georgia Tech. Her research is at the intersection of real estate finance and socio-spatial inequality. She has explored the uneven housing market recovery following the real estate and financial crises of the 2000s, persistent and concentrated negative equity in the Southeast, the rise of single-family rental securitizations, and eviction rates in single family rentals.

She has ongoing projects on affordable housing issues among Pacific Islanders in the diaspora, and land tenure issues in the South Pacific. Speculative Real Estate Investment in Housing following COVID-19 and the influence of State and Local Tax Policy. RSF is sponsoring research being conducted by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and lead by Dr. Raymond titled, Speculative Real Estate Investment in Housing following COVID-19 and the influence of State and Local Tax Policy.

Michael Guttentag, Ph.D

Michael Guttentag is Professor of Law at LMU Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of law and markets, and specifically on how law can be used as a tool to share resources fairly and efficiently. He uses a variety of methods to carry out this research, including conducting experiments and developing mathematical models, and has published numerous articles.

Prior to his career in academia, Michael Guttentag worked as an executive in the public and private sectors, where he held senior management positions in the Internet, entertainment, and financial services industries. From 2005 to 2008, he was a member of the faculty of the Boyd School of Law, UNLV, and has visited at the Emory University School of Law, UCLA School of Law, and the University of Southern California Law School. He joined the LMU Loyola Law School faculty in 2008. Guttentag is a member of the American Law and Economics Association, the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, and the Bar of the State of California.

Enrico Rubolino, Ph.D

Enrico Rubolino is a post-doc at the University of Lausanne. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Essex in 2020 and was a visiting PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. His main research areas are public economics, labor economics, and applied econometrics. RSF has recently gifted a grant to Enrico Rubolino to expand his research on the Ghost Building program - an anti-tax evasion policy that detected buildings not reported on land registry in Italy.