Jaime Luque joined the University of Wisconsin -Madison as assistant professor in the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) in September 2012. Prior to joining WSB, he was a visiting professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid. Jaime’s main academic research applies general equilibrium theory to finance (mortgages and securities markets) and urban economics. He has also written on the economics of the European Union, including the necessity of a fiscal union and the impact of the sovereign crisis on credit markets. His recent work focuses on the role of the credit scoring technology in the evolution of the subprime mortgage market. Jaime’s research has been published in journals such as Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. He has also written opinion pieces for the Financial Times, Expansion, La Repubblica, and The Huffington Post, as well as for the Vox.eu, Eurointelligence and The Conversation economics op-ed sites. Jaime’s teaching specializations at the Wisconsin School of Business include real estate finance and urban economics.