Karl E. Case
Who is Karl E. Case?
Karl Case is Professor of Economics Emeritus at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States, where he held the Coman and Hepburn Chair in Economics and taught for 34 years. He is a currently a Senior Fellow at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University and was recently elected President of the Boston Economic Club. Professor Case is also a founding partner in the real estate research firm of Fiserv Case Shiller Weiss, Inc., which created the S&P Case Shiller Index of home prices. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Depositors Insurance Fund of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Standard and Poor’s Index Advisory Committee, the Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Board of Advisors of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at Harvard University. He has served as a member of the Boards of Directors of the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation, Century Bank, The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association. He was also an Associate Editor of The Journal of Economic Perspectives and The Journal of Economics Education.
Professor Case received his B.A. from Miami University in 1968 and spent three years on active duty in the Army including a tour in Vietnam. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1977. At Harvard University, he served as Head Tutor and won the Allyn Young Teaching Prize.