College of Social Sciences

Keith Ihlanfeldt

DeVoe L. Moore Eminent Scholar in Economics


Dr. Ihlanfeldt's research has focused on a wide range of urban and regional problems, including discrimination in the housing and labor markets, urban poverty, neighborhood decline, housing affordability, and economic development incentives. He has published widely and has received grants from numerous organizations, both public and private. Currently he serves as an Associate Editor or on the editorial board of a half dozen economic and public policy journals.

Dr. Ihlanfeldt takes an active role in our doctoral program, providing guidance and financial support to many of our most promising students.  He has supervised several dissertations, including recent graduate Greg Burge.  He also teaches a field course in Urban Economics.