Fields of activities:
|» Area studies |
|» Other applied sciences |
Brief description of your activity focus
Sustainable urban development, land and housing policy in developing and transition economies, development studies, globalisation and urban equity
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
I am an urban development specialist with a wide range of interests in comparative urban research. More recently I have focused on the interface of globalisation, climate change and urban governance for enhancing urban equity in developing and transitional economies. Other areas of my interest include international land and housing policy, development of land markets, urban competitiveness and urban regeneration. I have managed several research projects including ESRC and RICS funded work and undertaken research and provided consultancy services in a number of countries including China, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Brazil, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland.
EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Socio-economic development trajectories
» Regional, territorial and social cohesion
» Interactions & interdependences between world regions
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Co-authored two books on housing policy in Brazil and also corporate social responsibility and urban
development and has published a number of chapters and papers on globalisation and urban development as
well as land markets and housing policy in leading international journals.