Research at BEA | Authors | Staff Biography

Wentland, Scott
Office of the Chief Economist
(301) 278-9022


  • Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University
  • M.A., Economics, Miami University (OH)
  • B.A., Economics & Political Science, Miami University (OH)

Current Areas of Interest

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Housing/Real Estate/Urban Economics
  • Applied Econometrics

Working Papers

  • "Foreclosure Externalities and Real Estate Liquidity"
    • with R. Brastow, X. Bian, and B. Waller
  • "Who Benefits from Targeted Property Tax Relief? Evidence from Virginia Elections"
    • with Jeremy Moulton and Bennie Waller
  • “Why Disclose Less Information? Toward Resolving a Disclosure Puzzle in the Housing Market”
    • with Xun Bian, J. Contat, and B. Waller
  • “Mitigating Agency Costs in the Housing Market: Education or Incentives?”
    • with Geoffrey Turnbull and Bennie Waller
  • “The Impact of Historical Rehabilitative Tax Credits on the Marketing Outcomes of Neighboring Properties”
    • with Geoffrey Turnbull, Bennie Waller, Walter Witschey, Velma Zahirovic-Herbert
  • “Real Effects of Tax Uncertainty: Evidence from Firm Capital Investments”
    • with Martin Jacob and Kelly Wentland

Selected Publications