Tracy M. Turner is a research fellow at the Institute for Economic Equity and associate professor of finance at Iowa State University, where she teaches principles of real estate, market analysis and analytical methods in finance. Turner’s work for the Center focuses on the role of homeownership in wealth accumulation and the causes of homeownership instability. Her research more broadly includes the impact of tax policy on housing choices, house price and homeownership determinants and asset pricing in commercial real estate markets. Prior to joining ISU, Turner was associate professor of economics at Kansas State University and consultant to the State of Kansas, Consensus Revenue Estimating Group. Her research has been funded by the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development as part of the Urban Scholar program. She was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy. Her research has been published in such academic journals as Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Inquiry, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Regional Science, Public Finance Review, and Journal of International Tax and Public Finance. Turner’s research has been referenced in remarks before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and in such popular-press outlets as The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Marketplace. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis in 2000.