Bree J. Lang
Assistant Professor
Economics Department
Williams College of Business
Xavier University

I am currently an assistant professor of economics at Xavier University. My research interests include urban economics, subsidized housing, public finance and taxation.

Current CV


The Effect of Down Payment Assistance on Mortgage Choice” (with Ellen Hurst) – Forthcoming at Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics


“Location Incentives in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: Are Qualified Census Tracts Necessary?” Journal of Housing Economics, 2012: 21(2), pages 142-150.


“Does offering more Advanced Placement courses increase enrollment?” Economics Bulletin, 2011: 31 (1), pages 893-904.



Working Papers

Cost Inefficiency in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: Evidence from Building Size


The Parcel Tax and the Price of Public School Quality” (with Jon Sonstelie)


“The reliability of survey response in import substitution estimation for economic impact analysis: the 2012 Flying Pig marathon” (with Steven Cobb and Douglas Olberding)


“How Does the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Affect Local Market Rents?”



Other Links


Xavier University

Economics Department, Xavier University

Xavier Economics Club Twitter Feed: @XavierEconomics




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