Stan Oklobdzija on YIMBY Politics

Welcome to Abundance, a new California YIMBY podcast where we chat with the academics, researchers, and practicioners who inspire and inform our work.

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In this episode, we chat with Stan Oklobdzija. He’s an assistant professor of political science at Tulane University and the director of the Center for Public Policy Research at the Murphy Institute. His research focuses on housing policies, specifically how voters conceive of housing markets, and how these perceptions influence the policies that local governments pursue. He previously served as research director at California YIMBY, a pro-housing advocacy group that pushes reform at the state level. Have you heard of those guys? Oklobdzija holds a PhD in political science from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Southern California.

In this episode, we dive into the politics of YIMBY, why so many people don’t believe in supply and demand with housing, New Orleans, and some of the work that’s coming up next. As always, if you haven’t already, please subscribe, hit the like button, leave us a review, let us know who you want to hear from. We’re eager to continue to serving you excellent material. With that, on with the show.

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Hosts & Guests

Nolan Gray
Ned Resnikoff
Stan Oklobdzija

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