Alumni News

September 6, 2017
Former PhD student Kamila Sommer’s forthcoming paper in AER

Kamila Sommer, a recent graduate of the Georgetown Department of Economics has a forthcoming paper in the American Economic Review. The paper, “Implications of US Tax Policy for House Prices, Rents, and Homeownership” challenges the widely-held view that repealing the preferential tax treatment of mortgages would depress home-ownership. The paper was jointly authored with Paul Sullivan of American University.