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Professor of Economic Geography @ London School of Economics

Research interests:

Urban and real estate economics: location choice; homeownership; housing supply and land use regulations; house price capitalization; social capital investment; education; local public finance

Latest publications:

The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England, with Wouter Vermeulen, Economic Journal, 2016, Vol. 126, No. 591, 358-405. (working paper) (EJ) (FT article from 10/3/2016) (Economist article 'Little Londons' from 24/9/2016)

The Economic Implications of House Price Capitalization: A Synthesis, forthcoming in Real Estate Economics. (working paper) (REE early view)

Recent presentations/opinion pieces/written evidence:

Inaugural lecture on "Britain's Housing Crisis: causes and cures", 21 March 2017. (Video) (Audio) (Slides)

Two part article in PBC Today on failures and future of British planning system, July and October 2016 issues. (opinion piece - Part 1) (opinion piece - Part 2)

Presentation on "The Economic Impact of the British Planning and Fiscal System: Business Rates Devolution and other Policy Options", Department for Communities and Local Government, 19 September 2016. (presentation)

Keynote lecture(s) on "Property Price Dynamics", Humboldt University, MacroHist Summer School Workshop, 15 September 2016. (slides)

UK Housing and Planning Policies: Evidence from Economic Research, HM Treasury on 6 June 2016. (presentation)

Written evidence to the HM Treasury Select Committee (House of Commons), 2 May 2016 (corresponds to oral evidence given on 13 April 2016). (written evidence)