David L. Stiff

Chief Economist & Vice President
Fiserv Case-Shiller
Biography

As chief economist for the Case-Shiller group of Fiserv, David Stiff directs the research and development of the group’s quantitative valuation, home price index, and forecasting models.

David joined the company in 2000, after holding the position of manager of regional economics at Standard & Poor’s DRI, where he supervised the production of economic forecasts for all U.S. states, cities, and counties.  Before this, he worked at S.H. Putman Associates, where he was responsible for the programming and implementation of a system of computer models used to forecast economic activity in metropolitan areas.

David graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in economics, obtained a master’s degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in city and regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania.  He and his family reside in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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“What’s Going on in Atlanta???”

I have received a good number of inquiries into the large decline in home prices for Atlanta. According to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report, home values in Atlanta fell 5% from September to October and 11.7% from October 2010 to October 2011. Taking a closer look at Fiserv’s real estate transaction data for […]

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