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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Dr Ozge Oner

Dr Ozge Oner

Lecturer in Spatial Economics and Real Estate

Fellow in Economics and Land Economy, Sidney Sussex College

Director of Studies, Sidney Sussex College

Office Phone: (01223) 764603

Subject groups/Research projects

Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre:

Research Interests

Urban and Regional Economics
Geography of Entrepreneurship
Retail and Service Geography
Microgeography of Segregation and Ethnic Enclaves
Urban Amenities


Land and Urban Economics (Paper 11)

Spatial economics (PGR03)

The Macroeconomy and Housing (RE04)



Key Publications

Andersson, M., Larsson, J., Öner, Ö. (2020) Ethnic Enclaves and Self-employment among Middle Eastern Immigrants in Sweden - ethnic capital or enclave size?, Regional Studies, (forthcoming)

Klaesson, J., Öner, Ö., Pennerstorfer, D. (2020) Getting the First Job–Size and Quality of Ethnic Enclaves for Refugee Labor Market Entry, Journal of Regional Science. (forthcoming)

Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2020). Ethnic enclaves and segregation—self-employment and employment patterns among forced migrants. Small Business Economics, 1-22.

Henrekson, M., Öner, Ö., & Sanandaji, T. (2020). The Refugee Crisis and the Reinvigoration of the Nation-State: Does the European Union Have a Common Asylum Policy?. In The European Union and the Return of the Nation State (pp. 83-110). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Abreu, M., & Öner, Ö. (2020). Disentangling the Brexit Vote: The Role of Economic, Social, and Cultural Contexts in Explaining the UK's EU Referendum Vote. Environment and Planning A. (available online)

Abreu, M., Öner, Ö., Brouwer, A., & van Leeuwen, E. (2018). Well-being effects of self-employment: A spatial inquiry. Journal of Business Venturing.

Öner, Ö. (2017). Retail city: the relationship between place attractiveness and accessibility to shops. Spatial Economic Analysis12(1), 72-91.

Klaesson, J., Lopez, E., & Öner, Ö. (2017). Who works longer –and why? Regional and individual Characteristics in the timing of retirement. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie.

Öner, Ö. (2016). Retail productivity: The effects of market size and regional hierarchy. Papers in Regional Science (doi/abs/10.1111/pirs.12268)

Öner, Ö., & Klaesson, J. (2017). Location of leisure: The new economic geography of leisure services. Leisure Studies36(2), 203-219.

Backman, M., Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2017). Innovation in the hospitality industry: Firm or location?. Tourism Economics23(8), 1591-1614.

Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2014). Market reach for retail services. The Review of Regional Studies44(2), 153.

Larsson, J. P., & Öner, Ö. (2014). Location and co-location in retail: a probabilistic approach using geo-coded data for metropolitan retail markets. The Annals of Regional Science52(2), 385-408.