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National Association of Realtors®, Chief Economist and Senior VP of Research

"The 12 Months Ahead - What's Going to Happen"


Listen to Briefing from 02/20/10

Interview Summary:

Who is in the best position to tell us what's going to happen in the 12 months ahead? Certainly it's Lawrence Yun, the Chief Economist of the 1.2 million member National Association of Realtors . His counsel is regularly sought and he regularly appears on CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg TV and at Real Estate conferences throughout the United States. You will hear this convention forecast right from the economist USA Today recently listed among the top 10 economic forecasters in the country.

Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS . He writes regular columns on real estate market trends, creates NAR's forecasts, and participates in many economic forecasting panels, including Blue Chip and the Harvard University Industrial Economist Council. He regularly appears on CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg TV and is a frequent speaker at Real Estate conferences throughout the United States. USA Today recently listed him among the top 10 economic forecasters in the country.

Dr. Yun has been with NAR since 2000. Prior to that, he worked as an economic consultant to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education. While a research associate at the University of Maryland for three years, Yun developed the graduate economics curriculum for and taught free market economics in the former Soviet Union as that country transitioned from communism to a free-market system.

Dr. Yun received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park.


Contact Information:

Lawrence Yun
Chief Economist and Senior VP of Research, National Association of Realtors®

(e) lyun@realtors.org