Mortgage reform scholar Dr. Dwight Jaffee passes away

  • Dr. Dwight M. Jaffee first taught economics at Princeton, then moved to UC Berkeley in 1991.
  • He was an expert on mortgage reform, banking and insurance.
  • Jaffee was instrumental in the formation of the first business school in the former Soviet Union.

An expert on finance and real estate passed away at the end of January. Dr. Dwight M. Jaffee passed away on January 28 in San Francisco. He was just shy of reaching his 73rd birthday.

Jaffee was the Willis Booth Professor of Banking, Finance, and Real Estate and Co-Chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.