Quentin Fottrell, managing editor, personal finance at MarketWatch talks to MarketWatch reporter Emma Ockerman and Adam Perdue, research economist at Texas A&M University’s Texas Real Estate Research Center, about rising housing costs and house prices, record-high inflation, the Fed's hawkish stance on interest rates, and what‘s next for America's real-estate market.

Wed, May 18, 2022 · 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Dr. Adam Perdue
Research Economist, Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, Spatial Economics, Public Policy, Texas A&M University
Adam came to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in 2020 from the University of Houston Institute for Regional Forecasting where he studied the Houston and Texas economies and real estate markets. He started his professional career as a transportation engineer in Houston, then San Antonio, before returning to the University of Houston to obtain his economics graduate degrees. Adam is most interested in the economic relationships between Texas cities and regions, the distribution of economic activity within cities, and the impacts of public policy on urban life and real estate.
Quentin Fottrell
Personal Finance Editor, MarketWatch
Quentin Fottrell is the personal-finance editor at MarketWatch. He was the Irish correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal from 2003 to 2011. In 2008, he wrote a book, Love in a Damp Climate, which explored the social changes in Ireland during the country’s economic boom.
Emma Ockerman
Personal Finance Reporter, MarketWatch
Emma Ockerman is a personal finance reporter for MarketWatch reporting on inequality and the rising cost of living.