Publications


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Academic publications (* indicates student collaborator)
Jacob W. Faber. 2019. “Segregation and the cost of money: Race, poverty, and the prevalence of alternative financial institutions.Social Forces.

Jacob W. Faber and Jessica Kalbfeld*. 2019. “Complaining while black: Racial disparities in the adjudication of complaints against the police.City & Community.

Besbris, Max, Jacob W. Faber, and Patrick Sharkey. 2019. “Disentangling the Effects of Race and Place in Economic Transactions: Findings from an Online Field Experiment.City & Community 18(2): 529-555.

Jacob W. Faber. 2019. “On the street during the Great Recession: Exploring the relationship between foreclosures and homelessness.Housing Policy Debate. 29(4): 588-606

Faber, Jacob W. and Peter Rich. 2018. “Financially over-extended: College attendance as a contributor to foreclosures during the Great Recession.” Demography, 55(5): 1727-1748.

Faber, Jacob W. 2018. “Segregation and the geography of creditworthiness: Racial inequality in a recovered mortgage market.” Housing Policy Debate, 28(2): 215-247.
- Winner, 2018 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Research Prize, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, NYU
Faber, Jacob W. 2018. “Cashing in On Distress: The Expansion of Predatory Financial Institutions throughout the Great Recession.Urban Affairs Review: 54(4) 663–696.
- Honorable Mention, 2015 Student Paper Award, ASA Community and Urban Sociology Section
Besbris, Max, Jacob W. Faber, Peter Rich, and Patrick Sharkey. 2018. “The Geography of Stigma: Experimental Methods to Identify the Penalty of Place” in Audit Studies: Behind the Scenes with Theory, Method and Nuance pp 159-177 ed. S. Michael Gaddis. New York: Springer.

Besbris, Max and Jacob W. Faber. 2017. “Investigating the Relationship Between Real Estate Agents, Segregation, and House Prices: Steering and Upselling in New York State.Sociological Forum, 32(4):850–873.
- Winner, 2014 Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Graduate Student Paper Award
Faber, Jacob W. and Ingrid G. Ellen. 2016. “Race and the Housing Cycle: Differences in Home Equity Trends Among Long-Term Homeowners.” Housing Policy Debate, 26(3): 456-473

Faber, Jacob W. 2015. “Superstorm Sandy and the Demographics of Flood Risk in New York City.” Human Ecology, 43(3): 363-378.

Besbris, Max, Jacob W. Faber, Peter Rich, and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. “The effect of neighborhood stigma on economic transactions.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(16): 4994-4998.

Faber, Jacob W. and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. “Neighborhood Effects.” In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), 443-449.

Sharkey, Patrick and Jacob W. Faber. 2014. "Where, When, Why, and for whom do Residential Contexts Matter? Moving Away From the Dichotomous Understanding of Neighborhood Effects." Annual Review of Sociology, 40: 559-579.

Faber, Jacob W. 2013. “Racial Dynamics of Subprime Mortgage Lending at the Peak.Housing Policy Debate, 23(2): 328-349.
- 2013 Association of Black Sociologists Graduate Student Paper Award
- 2012 Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Latino/Latina Sociology Section

Recent policy reports, reviews, and other publications
Faber, Jacob W. and Terri Friedline. 2018. "The Racialized Costs of Banking". New America.

Faber, Jacob W. 2017. Review of “Foreclosed America,” by Isaac William Martin and Christopher Niedt. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 37(1): 116-118.

Faber, Jacob W. 2016 “Segregation exacerbated the Great Recession and hindered our policy response.” NYU Furman Center’s The Dream Revisited.