Miller Center

Robert Henderson

University of Maryland

“Dream Deregulated: The Transformation of Housing Finance, 1968–1985”

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Robert Henderson is a writer and analyst at Sage Computing.

His dissertation sheds light on the historical roots of a most vexing current political and economic dilemma – the deregulation of America’s housing markets. While many scholars have explored the political ideology of suburbanization, Henderson pushes the field in new directions by investigating the financial and regulatory mechanisms underpinning the markets themselves. His dissertation is titled “Dream Deregulated: The Transformation of Housing Finance, 1968-1985.”

Fellowship year: 2012

Mentor: Matthew Lassiter, University of Michigan

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