Jaclene Begley is a doctoral student at NYU Wagner, focusing on housing and urban policy. She is currently working on her dissertation, which examines how the housing boom and bust affected intergenerational transfers of wealth. Jackie's research and teaching interests are in housing and urban policy, urban economics, real estate finance, community development, and applied statistics and econometrics. In prior years, she was a co-instructor for Real Estate Finance and a tutor/ grader for Urban Economics at NYU Wagner.
Jackie spent the summer of 2010 conducting research at the University of Hong Kong. Prior to her doctoral studies at NYU, she received a master's degree in city planning from UC Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley, Jackie worked as a research assistant for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. She also participated in an interdisciplinary tsunami-rebuilding summer program with Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, funded by the Thai Public Policy Institute.
Prior to graduate school, she worked as a commercial real estate acquisitions analyst for the real estate investment groups of Jones Lang LaSalle and RREEF/ Deutsche Bank. She also spent time at a nonprofit working on community development projects. She received her undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame
Since the spring of 2013, Jackie has been working at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. She is also a doctoral fellow at the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.