Anthony B. Sanders
Anthony B. Sanders
- Mercatus Center Senior Scholar
- Distinguished Professor of Real Estate Finance
- Member, Financial Markets Working Group
Anthony B. Sanders is a senior scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is a professor of finance at the School of Management at George Mason University where he is the Distinguished Professor of Real Estate Finance. His primary research interests include financial institutions and capital markets with particular emphasis on real estate finance and investment.
Dr. Sanders has previously taught at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, and Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. In addition, he served as Director and Head of Asset-backed and Mortgage-backed Securities Research at Deutsche Bank in New York.
His research and teaching focuses on financial institutions and capital markets with particular emphasis on real estate finance and investment. He has published articles in journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Housing Economics. Dr. Sanders has received six teaching awards and three research awards. He serves as associate editor for several leading journals. Recently, he has given presentations to the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Exane BNP Paribas in Paris and Geneva, and the Bank of Japan on the subject of the housing bubble and commercial real estate in the U.S. mortgage market. He has given other presentations in Chile, Japan, China, Poland, England, and Mexico in recent years. Dr. Sanders has testified before the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on the real estate asset and debt markets. Also, he was an invited speaker to the Federal Trade Commission on the subject of predatory lending.
Dr. Sanders received his PhD and MA from the University of Georgia.