Jed Kolko, Chief Economist and Head of Analytics, oversees Trulia's research programs. Applying a background in economic development and research methods, he transforms real estate data, economic trends, and public policy debate into digestible insights for home buyers, sellers and renters. In Jed's prior role as Associate Director and Research Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, he led research projects and advised policymakers and business leaders on economic, housing and technology policies. Before his work at PPIC, Jed directed Forrester Research's consumer-technology market research, advising corporate executives on technology adoption and demand. Jed has also held positions at the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (now FHFA), the World Bank and the Progressive Policy Institute.
Jed earned his A.B. in social studies and his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.
Chief Economist and Head of Analytics
Sep 1, 2011 - Current (about 5 years)
|Jun 20, 2016||WSJ - ATD - Driverless Cars to Fuel Suburban Sprawl|
|Mar 30, 2016||Slate - Tech - America’s White, Wealthy, Middle-Age Urban Revival|
|Mar 24, 2016||Slate - Tech - Suburban Sprawl Is Officially Making a Comeback|
|Mar 10, 2016||Abqjournal - Why many millennials are still staying away from homeownership|
|Mar 1, 2016||Lehigh - Why many millennials are still staying away from homeownership|
|Mar 1, 2016||Balitmore Sun - Why millennials are staying away from homeownership despite an improving economy|
|Mar 1, 2016||Sun Sentinel - Why many millennials are still staying away from homeownership|
|Jan 28, 2016||TechCrunch - A Long Game|