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, education in the developing world, agglomeration and worker’s skills, and the political economy of the property tax. He has published papers in several leading journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Urban Economics, the National Tax Journal, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. Dr. Cunningham is also a distinguished visiting scholar at Emory University and a former visiting scholar at Université Catholique de Louvain. He received his PhD in economics in 2005 from Syracuse University and his undergraduate degree in economics from George Washington University.
The Good, the Bad and the Ordinary: Estimating Agent Value-Added Using Real Estate Transactions
Chris Cunningham, Kristopher Gerardi, and Lily Shen
September 2022 (Revised April 2023)
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Do Homeowners Associations Mitigate or Aggravate Negative Spillovers from Neighboring Homeowner Distress?
Ron Cheung, Chris Cunningham, and Rachel Meltzer
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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.