FORA.tv Speaker - George McCarthy
George McCarthy is Program Officer in Asset Building and Economic Development for the Ford Foundation. Prior to joining the Ford Foundation, he was a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McCarthy is an econometrician with strong interests in housing policy and community development. He has worked extensively with community development and non-profit organizations. McCarthy has been involved in the evaluation of national home ownership campaigns. He has also evaluated home ownership counseling programs in the United States for both the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. McCarthy has conducted research in house price appreciation in underserved neighborhoods, the default risk of affordable mortgages, housing affordability in U.S. metropolitan areas and the construction of indicators for sustainable development.
01.29.08 | 01:41:16 min
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