Ted Gayer - Mentions and Appearances
Ted Gayer was executive vice president of Brookings from April 2018 to July 2022, after five years as vice president and director of the Economic Studies program. From 2009-2013, he was co-director of the Economic Studies program.
Given the scope of the problem, it doesn't seem like...[the homeowner settlement]’s going to have a huge impact [on the housing market].
This suggests a price tag of about $15 billion — which is twice what Congress intended — for approximately 350,000 additional home sales. At $43,000 per new home sale, this is a very expensive subsidy.