IRVINE, Calif. – (Realty News Report) – Real estate economist Ralph McLaughlin, has been named deputy chief economist at CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider.
McLaughlin formerly served as chief economist at Trulia and he founded Veritas Urbis Economics.
As deputy chief economist, McLaughlin will bring his unique ability to communicate applied research to audiences at all levels—from consumers to large corporations. He will lead economic research using the CoreLogic data and analytics resources including the CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index and other indices and services. McLaughlin will expand the visibility of the CoreLogic economic policy unit and enhance research capabilities and tools, which are widely referenced by clients, industry leaders, the public sector and the news media.
“Ralph is a terrific addition to the CoreLogic Office of the Chief Economist,” said Frank Nothaft, chief economist for CoreLogic. “He is a highly-respected expert on the domestic real estate economy, and we are thrilled he is a part of our team. Ralph’s experience and thought leadership will help ensure our market-leading property data, analytics and insights continue to provide unique value for the benefit of our financial service clients and broader markets.”
McLaughlin has been a speaker at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ Real Estate Journalism (NAREE) annual conference.
McLaughlin earned his Bachelor of Science in Geography and Regional Development with an emphasis in economic geography from the University of Arizona, and he holds a Ph.D. in planning, policy and design with an emphasis in urban economics from the University of California at Irvine.