Christopher C. Cunningham is a research economist and policy adviser in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Dr. Cunningham's work has examined issues of land development and housing supply, the intersection of mortgage and labor markets, the determinants and consequences of foreclosures, agglomeration and workers' skills, and the political economy of the property tax. He has published papers in leading journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics, Management Science, the Journal of Urban Economics, the National Tax Journal, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. Dr. Cunningham has been a visiting scholar at Université Catholique de Louvain, Emory University, and Georgia State University. He received his PhD in economics in 2005 from Syracuse University and his undergraduate degree in economics from George Washington University.
Atlanta Fed Working Papers
Do Homeowners Associations Mitigate or Aggravate Negative Spillovers from Neighboring Homeowner Distress?
Ron Cheung, Chris Cunningham, and Rachel Meltzer
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Other Fed Work
M. Melinda Pitts, Julie L. Hotchkiss, Chris Cunningham, and Roozbeh Hosseini. "Labor Supply, Wages, and Inequality Conference: Day 1 Overview" Policy Hub: Macroblog. November 30, 2022.
Chris Cunningham. "Do Freeway Lids Spur Development in Cities? Evidence from Dallas" Policy Hub: Macroblog. November 7, 2022.
Chris Cunningham and Anthony W. Orlando. "Will Office Conversions Meet Housing Demand?" Policy Hub: Macroblog. October 11, 2022.
Chris Cunningham. "Smart Growth and Rebuilding the Mississippi Gulf Coast" 2006. EconSouth (2006 No2).
Chris Cunningham and Kristopher Gerardi, "COVID-19 Mortgage Relief—The Role of Income Support," macroblog, May 27, 2020.
Chris Cunningham and Mike Eriksen. "Tax Reform's Effect on Low-Income Housing." Atlanta Fed's Real Estate Research. March 2, 2018.
Chris Cunningham. "Limiting Property Tax Assessment to Slow Gentrification." Atlanta Fed's Real Estate Research. March 27, 2014.
Chris Cunningham. "How Fracking Affects Home Values. " ECONversations. June 19, 2018.
Chris Cunningham. "Examining the Southeast's Water Supply." Southeastern Economic Perspectives. January 3, 2008.