Doug Duncan

Senior VP, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

Douglas G. Duncan is Fannie Mae’s senior vice president and chief economist. He is responsible for providing all forecasts and analyses on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets for Fannie Mae. Duncan also oversees corporate strategy and is responsible for strategic research regarding external factors and their potential impact on the company and the housing industry. He serves as the Chair of the Fannie Mae Corporate House Price Forecast Working Group.

Named one of Bloomberg / BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Powerful People in Real Estate, Duncan is Fannie Mae’s source for information and analyses on the external business and economic environment, the implications of changes in economic environment to the company’s strategy and execution, and forecasting for housing activity, demographics, overall economic activity, and mortgage market activity.

Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Duncan was Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association. His experience also includes service as a LEGIS Fellow and staff member with the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs for Congressman Bill McCollum in the U.S. House of Representatives, and work on the Financial Institutions Project at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Duncan received his Ph. D. in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and his B.S. and M.S. in Agricultural Economics from North Dakota State University.

Past Appearances

The Real Estate Hour: August 18, 2017

Host Sam Chandan is joined by Doug Duncan (Senior VP, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae) and Jay Denton (Vice President of Analytics, Axiometrics, Inc.) on the Friday, August 18, 2017 edition of The Real Estate Hour.Read More

Air Date: Friday, August 18, 2017

The Real Estate Hour: June 23, 2017

Host Sam Chandan is joined by Doug Duncan (Senior VP, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae) and Jay Denton (Vice President of Analytics, Axiometrics, Inc.) on the Friday, June 23, 2017 edition of The Real Estate Hour.Read More

Air Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

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On Wharton Business Radio

The Real Estate Hour: August 24, 2018 Episode Featured ImageThe Real Estate Hour: August 24, 2018

Host Sam Chandan is joined by Quinton Primo the Third (CEO, Capri Investment Group) and Doug Duncan (Senior VP, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae) on the Friday, August 24, 2018 edition of The Real Estate Hour.

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