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Yuliya Demyanyk

Associate Professor

Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate

Pronouns: She/Her


Building & Room:

University Hall 2106


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 355-8195

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Yuliya Demyanyk

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Yuliya Demyanyk is an associate professor of finance and real estate finance at the University of Illinois Chicago. She specializes in research related to household finance, mortgage markets, financial intermediation, and banking regulation. Before joining UIC, Demyanyk was a senior research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. She has a PhD in economics from the University of Houston; an MA in economics from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC); an MA in pedagogy from the National University of Odessa; and a BS and MA in physics from the National University of Odessa, Ukraine.

Selected Publications

  • “Stress Tests and Small Business Lending” (with Kristle Cortes, Lei Li, Elena Loutskina, and Philip Strahan). Forthcoming. Journal of Financial Economics.
  • “Fiscal Stimulus and Consumer Debt” (with Elena Loutskina and Daniel Murphy). Forthcoming. Review of Economics and Statistics.
  • “Moving to a Job: The Role of Home Equity, Debt, and Access to Credit” (with Dmytro Hryshko, Maria “Luengo-Prado, and Bent Sorensen), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2017, 9 (2): 149–181.
  • “Mortgage Companies and Regulatory Arbitrage” (with Elena Loutskina), Journal of Financial Economics, 2016, Volume 122, Issue 2, Pages 328–351.
  • “Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis” (with Otto Van Hemert), Review of Financial Studies, 24(6), 2011, pp. 1848-1880.
  • “U.S. Banking Deregulation, Small Businesses, and Interstate Insurance of Personal Income” (with Charlotte Ostergaard and Bent Sorensen), Journal of Finance 62, No. 6, 2007, pp. 2763–2801.


PhD in Economics—University of Houston, 2006.
MA in Economics—Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC), Kyiv, Ukraine, 2001.
MA in Pedagogy (The Science of Teaching)—National University of Odessa, Ukraine, 1998.
BS and MA in Physics—National University of Odessa, Ukraine, 1998.