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Department of Land Economy

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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. It was ranked first amongst universities submitting to the Town and Country Planning Panel in the recent Research Assessment Exercise.

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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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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, which pits them 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.

Land Economy MPhil Prizewinners 2013-2014

Oct 30, 2014

MPhil Student Prizewinners in Land Economy 2013-2014

Professor Phil Allmendinger has just been elected a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Oct 20, 2014

The Academy of Social Sciences is the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences. Its mission is to promote social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit.

BioEcon conference September 2014

Oct 03, 2014

The Department of Land Economy co-hosted the 16th annual BioEcon conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation (22-23 September 2014).

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