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Biography

Mark Lindblad’s work connects the psychological, social and legal factors that influence consumer financial decision making. His research examines how financially constrained households manage debt. He is a co-author of A Place Called Home: The Social Dimensions of Homeownership with Kim Manturuk and Roberto Quercia (Oxford University Press, 2017). Dr. Lindblad earned his M.S. and Ph.D from North Carolina State University in Psychology.

Research

A Place Called Home: The Social Dimensions of Homeownership, October 2017
First-Time Homebuying: Attitudes and Behaviors of Low-Income Renters Through the Financial Crisis, March 2017
Financial Record Checking in Surveys: Do Prompts Improve Data Quality?, December 2015
Loan Modifications and Foreclosure Sales during the Financial Crisis: Consequences for Health and Stress, March 2015
Why Is Homeownership Associated With Nonfinancial Benefits? A Path Analysis of Competing Mechanisms, October 2014
Homeownership Built to Last: Balancing Access, Affordability, and Risk after the Housing Crisis, June 2014
Bankruptcy During Foreclosure: Home Preservation through Chapters 7 and 13, May 2014
Homeownership and Civic Engagement in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods: A Longitudinal Analysis, May 2012
Sense of Community and Informal Social Control Among Lower Income Households: The Role of Homeownership and Collective Efficacy in Reducing Subjective Neighborhood Crime and Disorder, April 2012
The Effects of Differential Interviewer Incentives on a Field Data Collection Effort, February 2011
Friends and Neighbors: Homeownership and Social Capital Among Low- to Moderate-Income Families, October 2010
Reduction of Nonresponse Bias through Case Prioritization, January 2010
Renting to Owning: An Exploration of the Theory of Planned Behavior in the Homeownership Domain, November 2009
Homeownership and Local Voting in Disadvantaged Urban Neighborhoods, July 2009
Performance Measurement in Local Economic Development, March 2006