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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge



  1. Real Estate and Urban Analysis

Real Estate and Urban Analysis

Professor Philip Allmendinger
  • Professor of Land Economy
  • Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Philip Arestis, BA (Athens), MSc (London), MA (Cambridge), PhD (Surrey)
  • Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economic & Public Policy (CCEPP)
  • Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge
  • Honorary Departmental Senior Fellow, Department of Land Economy
  • Professor of Economics, University of the Basque Country, Spain
  • Research Associate, Levy Economics Institute, New York, USA
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Utah, USA
  • Visiting Professor, University of Leeds, UK
  • Professorial Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK
  • Vice-Chair of the Macroeconomics, Money and Finance (MMF) Research Group (September 1999 to September 2013 and since then Honorary Vice-Chair of the same group)
  • Chief Academic (External) Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Development in Economics (2005-2013)
  • Holder of the ‘Queen Victoria Eugenia’ award of the British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies
  • Holder of the award of 'homage' for contribution to the spread of Keynesianism in Brazil by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB)
  • AcSS award of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences for contributions to Social Science (September 2012 to July 2014). After July 2014 changed to FAcSS (Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences)
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Dr Helen Xiaohui Bao
  • Reader in Land Economy
  • Director of International Relations
  • Director of Graduate Admissions
  • Fellow in Land Economy, Newnham College
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Dr Gemma Burgess
  • Acting Director and Principal Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research
  • Deputy Junior Proctor and Fellow, St Edmund's College
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Lawrence Chadwick
  • Affiliated Lecturer
Professor Martin Dixon, MA (Oxon), Ph.D (Cantab), FRSA
  • Professor of the Law of Real Property
  • Fellow of Queens' College
  • Director of the Cambridge Centre for Property Law
  • Co-ordinator, Undergraduate Admissions
(01223) 337120
Dr Shailaja Fennell
  • Reader in Regional Transformation and Economic Security
  • Director of Studies in Land Economy and Fellow of Jesus College
  • Co-I, on the Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies (TIGR2ESS) GCRF award
(01223) 764048
Professor Franz Fuerst
  • Professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics
  • Director of the Graduate Programme
  • Cambridge University Land Society Fellow
  • Director of Studies and Fellow Commoner at Trinity Hall
(01223) 337137
Professor Colin Lizieri, PhD FRICS FRGS
  • Head of Department (Jan 2016 – Dec 2019)
  • Grosvenor Professor of Real Estate Finance
  • Fellow of Pembroke College
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Member EPRA European Public Real Estate Association Research Committee
  • Honorary Fellow of the Society of Property Researchers
(01223) 337114
Professor Emeritus John McCombie, , MA (Cantab), MA (McMaster), PhD (Cantab), FAcSS, FeRSA.
  • Emeritus Professor John McCombie
  • Senior Emeritus Fellow of the Department of Land Economy
  • Emeritus Fellow in Economics and Land Economy, Downing College
  • Director, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy
  • Director of Studies in Land Economy at Christ's College, Downing College and Girton College
(01223) 337160
Professor Paul McHugh
  • Professor of Law and Legal History
Dr William Seabrooke
  • Affiliated Lecturer
  • Director, Cambridge International Land Institute
Professor Elisabete A Silva
  • Professor - Spatial Planning
  • Director of the M.Phil "Planning Growth and Regeneration"
  • Director of the Lab of Interdisciplinary Spatial Analysis (LISA Lab)
  • Data Champion
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David Stott
  • Affiliated Lecturer
Professor Pete Tyler
  • University Professor, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.
  • Acting Head of Department Jan 2005- Dec 2005
  • Fellow, St. Catharine's College.
  • Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine's College
(01223) 337138