Philip Kalikman is University Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance at the University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy. Dr. Kalikman researches mortgage default and prepayment, housing market dynamics, effects of climate change, macro policy, financial crises, and structural, heterogeneous, and computational models.
Before completing his PhD, Dr. Kalikman worked as a quantitative researcher at a real estate focused hedge fund, where he led a team of programmers and data scientists developing quantitative models of mortgage performance and housing markets. He served as a consulting economic policy advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and to members of the U.S. Senate, and subsequently as lead economist for a fintech venture capital firm led by a former Under Secretary of the Treasury and a former Comptroller of the Currency.
Dr. Kalikman serves on the boards of Students for Educational Justice and the New York Festival of Song He received his MA, MPhil, and PhD in Economics from Yale University and his BA in Mathematics from the University of Chicago.