Tyler Haupert

Tyler Haupert

Tyler Haupert is an Assistant Professor of Urban Studies at NYU Shanghai. He also serves as a Faculty Affiliate at the NYU Furman Center, the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Center for Applied Social and Economic Research (CASER) at NYU Shanghai. His research focuses on the technological, economic, and regulatory mechanisms contributing to racial disparities, segregation, and exclusion in urban areas. He has particular interests in mortgage lending, fintech, housing affordability, homelessness, and neighborhood change. He strives to design studies that inform policy and produce actionable results for legislators, regulators, planners, and advocacy organizations.

Professor Haupert’s work has appeared in scholarly journals including Housing Policy Debate, Housing Studies, the Journal of Urban Affairs, Race and Social Problems, and Urban Studies. His work has been cited by or appeared in a number of media outlets including the New York Times, Slate, Governing, Next City, Planetizen, and Shelterforce. He has professional experience in the public education, affordable housing development, and research sectors. More information about Professor Haupert is available on his website.


Select Publications



  • PhD, Urban Planning
    Columbia University
  • Master in Urban Planning
    Harvard University
  • BA, Political Science
    Pepperdine University


Research Interests

  • Housing Policy
  • Homelessness
  • Neighborhood Change
  • Urban Technology