Eduard (Eddie) Nilaj is Data Science Research Associate working on JFI’s Higher Education Finance team. Eddie is currently completing his Ph.D. in economics at The New School for Social Research. His research examines the relationship between increased concentration and the weakening link between profitability and investment. In particular, he is interested in investigating the institutional conditions and policy choices that have resulted in a maldistribution of resources and have posed immense challenges to economic growth.

December 18, 2021


Homeownership & the Student Debt Crisis

Rising student debt burdens in the past decade have contributed to a decline in homeownership for young adults.

The benefits of owning a home in the United States cannot be overstated. The housing market in the United States both reflects and causes widening cleavages in American society; owning a home is a functional prerequisite for financial security. The…