Please join us for a presentation by Barry Bluestone: Barry is the Russell B. and Andrée B. Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He served as the founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy from 1999 to 2015, and the founding dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs from 2006 to 2012
While a renowned public policy, housing, and urban development expert, Bluestone is also well known as the principal author of the Boston Foundation’s annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card, a report examines the state of the Greater Boston housing market and real estate industry, particularly where affordability is concerned. In his new role at the foundation, Bluestone will continue to write and edit the report card. Professor Bluestone was raised in Detroit, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan, where he received his B.A., M.A. and finally his Ph.D. in economics in 1974.