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Elham Bahmanteymouri

Elham has qualifications in urban and regional planning and design as well as urban economics. She is an urban planner and urban economist with 16 years professional experience. Elham’s research is primarily focused on urban planning economics, economic of incomplete markets, planning theory, political economy of space and behavioural economy. She has particular expertise in the provision of urban growth management policies and the economic assessment of housing and urban development policies. Additionally, she investigates the causes and consequences of the failures of the planning policies. Through deployment of a Lacanian (post-)Marxist approach, her recent research is concerned with an understanding of urban phenomena, and suggesting better solutions to urban problems such as housing unaffordability and uneven urban development.

Areas of research

  • Urban land economics
  • Urban growth management and housing policies
  • Planning theory
  • Logic-based analysis of planning practices
  • Economics of incomplete markets
  • The experience economy
  • Smart and sharing economy
  • Pedagogy of planning discipline

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Michael Davis

Dr Michael Davis holds a PhD from RMIT (Melbourne) and a Master of Architecture in Architecture and Urbanism from the Architectural Association's Design Research Laboratory (London).

Areas of research

  • Architectural media
  • Composition and fabrication
  • ‘Live’ project pedagogy
  • Academy-profession-market relations
  • Housing
  • Design research in architecture

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