PhD, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 2008; MLitt, University of St Andrews (Scotland), 2000; AB, Princeton University, 1999
Household borrowing, housing investments, financial advice, consumer financial regulation
Brian Melzer is an economist who studies household finance, real estate, financial intermediation, and financial regulation. He has held positions as a senior financial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and as an assistant professor of finance at the Kellogg School of Management, where he taught corporate finance for MBA students. Professor Melzer has published in leading economics and finance journals, including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Finance. He teaches courses in real estate at Tuck.
Ad Hoc Referee: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Review, American Sociological Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Management Science, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Financial Studies, The Review of Black Political Economy
Board of Directors, Harkness House for Children, 2013–16