Deputy Chief Economist, Fannie Mae
Dr. Mark Palim is Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist at Fannie Mae. He oversees the teams responsible for Fannie Mae’s macroeconomic and housing forecasts and the National Housing Survey. His team has won the Lawrence R. Klein Award for Blue Chip Forecast Accuracy and, on two occasions, the NABE Outlook Award. In addition, Mark leads a team of economists who conduct in-depth research on issues affecting housing affordability, including the first work at the company on climate change. This research has informed Fannie Mae strategy and resulted in publications in peer-reviewed journals.