Frank Braconi

Adjunct Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

  • BA, Queens College- CUNY
  • MA, New York University
  • PHD, City University of NewYork
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Frank Braconi is an economist specializing in urban issues and real estate. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and has been a faculty member of NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate for more than 20 years. From 1993 to 2006, he served as Executive Director of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council of New York. From 2006 through 2016 he was the Chief Economist at the New York City Comptrollers’ Office. He is now the principal of Big City Economics, a consulting firm specializing in affordable housing, urban economic development, and public finance.

Jun 01 2006

1. New York Confronts The Limits to Growth: Growth Management in a Mature City

By The Stamford Review
Feb 01 2004

2. Gentrification and Displacment

By Journal of the American Planning Association
Jun 01 2003

3. Homeowner Effects in Low-Income Neighborhoods

By Economic Policy Review, FRBNY
May 01 1999

4. In Re In Rem: Innovation and Expediency in New York City's Housing Policy

By Housing & Community Development in New York City
Sep 01 1996

5. Environmental Regulation and Housing Affordability

By Cityscape, HUD

Real Estate Finance