Irvine, Calif.


CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today announced that Dr. Ralph McLaughlin has joined the company as deputy chief economist. Recently, McLaughlin served as chief economist at Trulia® where he was widely recognized as a housing and mortgage market expert.

As deputy chief economist, McLaughlin will bring his unique ability to communicate applied research to audiences at all levels—from consumers to large corporations. He will lead economic research using the CoreLogic gold standard data and analytics resources including the CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index and other indices and services. McLaughlin will expand the visibility of the CoreLogic economic policy unit and enhance research capabilities and tools, which are widely referenced by clients, industry leaders, the public sector and the news media. 

“Ralph is a terrific addition to the CoreLogic Office of the Chief Economist,” said Frank Nothaft, chief economist for CoreLogic. “He is a highly-respected expert on the domestic real estate economy, and we are thrilled he is a part of our team. Ralph’s experience and thought leadership will help ensure our market-leading property data, analytics and insights continue to provide unique value for the benefit of our financial service clients and broader markets.”

McLaughlin earned his Bachelor of Science in Geography and Regional Development with an emphasis in economic geography from the University of Arizona, and he holds a Ph.D. in planning, policy and design with an emphasis in urban economics from the University of California at Irvine. He has appeared on radio and television programs and is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and leading industry trade publications such as National Mortgage News and HousingWire.

About CoreLogic

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. The company's combined data from public, contributory and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years, providing detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. The markets CoreLogic serves include real estate and mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, and the public sector. CoreLogic delivers value to clients through unique data, analytics, workflow technology, advisory and managed services. Clients rely on CoreLogic to help identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., CoreLogic operates in North America, Western Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit

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