Senior Research Economist

(919) 843-5399


Sarah Riley manages the center’s data and has published in the areas of real estate economics, mortgage finance, behavioral economics, and survey methods. Her work at the center spans a variety of technical and administrative domains, including data user training and support, project and personnel management, analytic reporting, statistical programming, technical writing, econometric analysis, and methodological consulting.

Prior to joining the center in 2007, Sarah authored software documentation for risk management solutions at SAS Institute, taught undergraduate economics courses at UNC-Chapel Hill, and freelanced as an academic ESL editor. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from UNC-Chapel Hill.