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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge

Seminars Archive


Michaelmas 2015 Seminars:

  • Seminar 14 October 2015 - Dr Brent Ambrose. Understanding the Risk of China’s Local Government Debts and Its Linkage with Property Markets
  • Seminar 21 October 2015 - Dr Erkan Yönder. Fire sales: Good deals or price of low quality?
  • Seminar 28 October 2015 - Professor Peter Midmore. Socio-economic impact of agricultural science: the European story
  • Seminar 4 November 2015 - Professor John Clapp. Housing Booms and the Return to Salient Fundamentals
  • Seminar 11 November 2015 - Professor Heather MacDonald. Understanding the relationship between land use regulation and housing markets in Sydney
  • Seminar 18 November 2015 - Professor Noboru Hidano. An Extended-Self, Games and Conflict Resolution Today
  • Seminar 25 November 2015 - Dr Saad Saleem Bhatti. A multi-scale modeling approach for simulating urbanization in a metropolitan region
  • Seminar 2 December 2015 - Tony Burton CBE MPhil BA FRIBA FRSA. Power to the people - the neighbourhood planning revolution



Michaelmas 2014 Seminars:

  • Seminar 15 October 2014 - Dr Peter Phelps. Financial Market Implications of Monetary Policy Coordination.
  • Seminar 22 Octber 2014 - Dr Michael Llewellyn-Smith. The Value of Land, Planning Controls and the Assessment of Development.
  • Seminar 29 October 2014 - Dr Ana Rosa Gonzalez-Martinez. Residential Construction Activity in OECD Economies
  • Seminar 5 November 2014 - Professor Robin Boyle. Detroit: Empty City. A Model of Market Failure and Weak Public Planning
  • Seminar 12 November 2014 - Professor Laurence Murphy. The Politics of Land Supply and Affordable Housing: Auckland’s Housing Accord and Special Housing Areas.
  • Seminar 19 November 2014 - Professor Joseph Ooi. Explaining House Price Dynamics: Isolating the Role of Non-Fundamentals
  • Seminar 26 November 2014 - Dr Roderik Ponds. Trickle down in cities? An empirical analysis on the relation between the share of higher educated residents and employment growth for lower-educated in a panel of cities
  • Seminar 3 December 2014 - Kelvin MacDonald. Planning and ethics: Should planners be returning to their roots?

Additional Seminars:

  • 13 November 2014 - Professor Igor Nikolic. Agent Based Modelling of Large-Scale Socio-Technical Systems.
  • 20 November 2014 - Professor Peter Wells. New approaches to addressing youth unemployment? Early findings from the Big Lottery Fund's Talent Match Programme


Lent 2015 Seminars:

  •  21 January 2015 - Professor Renaud Le Goix. Neighbourhood change in suburban and ex-urban areas in the Paris metropolitan region: Property-level data and the neighbourhood problem(s) (1996-2012)
  • 28 January 2015 - Professor Richard Ronald. Housing markets and the globalisation of generational inequalities.
  • 4 February 2015 - Dr Hugh Ellis. Rebuilding Britain.
  • 11 February 2015 - Professor Jan Mutl. Testing nonlinear new economic geography models.
  • 18 February 2015 - Liz Peace CBE. Perceptions of property - does our industry undersell itself?
  • 25 February 2015 - Dr Ronan Lyons. Measuring housing prices over the long run (correctly) - an index for Dublin 1900-2015.
  • 4 March 2015 - Dr Erik Gomez-Baggethun. Selling nature or saving nature? Theoretical issues and operational challenges for the green economy.
  • 11 March 2015 - Dr Yiannis Kitromilides. Greece and the eurozone crisis- one crisis, two narratives.


Lent 2014 Seminars:

  • Seminar 22nd January 2014 – Carl Aitken, Kinnagri. Global Farmland: The New Institutional Real Estate Asset Class?
  • Seminar 29th January 2014 - Professor Coen Teulings.Land prices, commuting, and transport infrastructure.
  • Seminar 5th February 2014 – Professor John Tomaney. Fast track to the North? HS2 and the politics of regional development in the UK.
  • Seminar 12th February 2014 – Neil McDonald. Looking into the future: How many homes do we need and what happens if we do not build them?.
  • Seminar 19th February 2014 -  Professor Chris Webster. Urban wealth modelling: individual effects analysis of planning and design.
  • Seminar 26th February 2014 – Professor Michael Oxley. The role of policy in influencing differences between countries in the size of the private rented housing sector.
  • Seminar 5th March 2014 – Professor Colin Wren. European Union Accession Events and the Timing of FDI Location: Do Actions Speak Louder than Words?
  • Seminar 12th March 2014 – Stuart Knight, NIAB. Raising productivity in arable agriculture: The roles of NIAB and agronomic change.


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