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About Jaime Luque

Jaime Luque joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison as assistant professor in the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) in September 2012. Prior to joining WSB, he was a visiting professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid.
Jaime’s main academic research applies general equilibrium theory to finance (mortgage, security and currency markets) and urban economics. His recent work focuses on the role of the credit scoring technology in the evolution of subprime mortgage lending. He has also written on the economics of the European Union, including the necessity of a fiscal union and the impact of the sovereign crisis on real estate mortgage markets. Jaime’s research has been published in journals such as Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. He has also written opinion pieces for the Financial Times, Expansion, La Repubblica, and the Huffington Post, as well as for the, Eurointelligence and The Conversation economics op-ed sites.

Jaime's teaching specializations at the Wisconsin School of Business include real estate finance and urban economics.


Present Assistant professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics, Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Mortgages and Securities Lending (primary field), Regional and Urban Economics (secondary field), and International finance (secondary field)


  • Real Estate Finance
  • Regional and Urban Economics

Contact Information

Wisconsin School of Business
5259 Grainger Hall
975 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A.
Work number: (608) 265-5322

Mortgages and Securities Lending (6)

Regional and Urban Economics (6)