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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

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About the Department of Land Economy

The Department of Land Economy is a leading international centre, providing a full programme of taught courses within an intensive, research-oriented environment. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment, 50% of the Department's research work was described as "World Leading" and a further 38% as "Internationally Excellent".

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Courses

The Department's multidisciplinary courses are distinctive within Cambridge and set it apart from other Cambridge departments and faculties.

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Research Groups

There are two core Research Groups within the Department, each containing leading international scholars:

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Sarah Monk, Deputy Director of CCHPR for many years, has recently been elected a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Dec 17, 2014

Sarah Monk, who was CCHPR Deputy Director for several years, has been elected a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Academy have recognised Sarah as leading researcher in the field of housing and urban economics and planning.

Professor J. E. Vinuales at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons

Dec 15, 2014

Professor J. E. Vinuales addresses 157 States at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons (8-9 December 2014).

New book launched: 'Decarbonising the World's Economy: Assessing the Feasibility of Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions'

Nov 28, 2014

The 4CMR book - 'Decarbonising the World's Economy: Assessing the Feasibility of Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions' - has started to roll off the presses at Imperial College Press. Edited by Terry Barker and Douglas Crawford-Brown.

Land Economists head to New York for international Real Estate challenge

Nov 21, 2014

A team of Land Economy students have taken part in an international competition in New York, where they competed against undergraduates from other top universities in trying to solve a real-life investment problem.

CCHPR Launch Affordable Housing film

Nov 19, 2014

CCHPR has made a short film on promoting policy change to boost the supply of affordable housing. The film sets out the problem of a low level of house building in the UK, relative to needs, and looks at the policy options to address the low level of production.

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