Vadim Elenev

Vadim Elenev, PhD

Assistant Professor
Academic AreaFinance
Academic AreaEconomics
Academic AreaReal Estate
Areas of InterestFinancial Institutions, Debt Instruments, Real Estate Markets

Vadim Elenev joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School as an Assistant Professor of Finance in August 2017.

Professor Elenev conducts research in finance, macroeconomics and real estate economics. His research focuses on the effects of government policies on macro-financial stability. He has studied the impact of Federal Reserve's Large Scale Asset Purchases program during the recent financial crisis, as well as the role of capital requirements and government mortgage guarantees in the macro economy, and the effectiveness of COVID-19 business relief.

Professor Elenev earned a PhD in Finance at New York University's Stern School of Business. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics with highest distinction from the University of Virginia, and worked at Cornerstone Research, an economic consulting firm.


  • PhD, Finance, New York University Stern School of Business
  • BA, Economics and Mathematics, University of Virginia


Selected publications

  • Elenev, Vadim, Tim Landvoigt, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh. "Phasing out the GSEs." Journal of Monetary Economics 81 (2016): 111-132.

Working papers

  • Mortgage Credit, Aggregate Demand, and Unconventional Monetary Policy
  • A Macroeconomic Model with Financially Constrained Producers and Intermediaries (with Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Tim Landvoigt; conditionally accepted at Econometrica)
  • Quantitative Tightening (with Miguel Faria e Castro and Daniel Greenwald)



  • Computational Finance


  • Financial Institutions

Honors and distinctions

  • AREUEA Homer Hoyt Doctoral Dissertation Award (best dissertation in real estate), 2018
  • Best Discussant Award, IFSID Sixth Annual Conference, 2017
  • NYU Stern Center for Real Estate Finance Research Fellowship, 2016
  • NYU Stern Teaching Commendation, 2014
  • David M. Graifman Memorial Award, Second Year Best Paper in Finance Runner-Up, 2013
  • PhD Director’s Fellowship, 2011-2016

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