Given the imminent release of my new book ‘The Economics of Property and Planning’, here is some text on the book’s relevance and importance. Both
It is quite widely thought that the role of infrastructure, particularly transport, is one useful way to understand the history of places. Particularly by looking
For economics in property, the legal real property consideration of justice resonates in economics and the economy. Early writers on justice such as Paine (1797)
Stable prices are a macroeconomic consideration for nations and the places contained within their boundaries. For places, changes in inflation or changes in the prices
Brownfield sites can generate negative externality on real estate value, profit, and productivity. The use and development of brownfield sites are perceived to be risky
The contribution of financialization discourse to capital and inequality is particularly interesting to economics in property and planning. Epstein’s (2005) ‘Financialization and The World Economy’
For major project feasibility and decision making, if cost and benefit items have been identified and valued, the net difference of costs and benefits need
Private rental property owners do not have a moral obligation to provide houses to anyone, including vulnerable tenants, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says.
Private housing infrastructure funding charges might be the best way to speed up development and boost housing supply, a property academic says. House prices increased
And what a book.
Textbook outlining the history and development of urban and regional planning
Now a decade on since the third edition. A really great theory-practice book at the nexus of urban planning and real estate development.
Rebalancing historical, spatial, and social considerations in the production of space. Further real and imagined dimensions are used to build a new theoretical urban frame.
Popularising the ‘Edge City’ term for growing development of commercial hub activity outside of the urban core.
Text that provides a history of urban planning in addition to some of the social and economic problems that underpin its theory and practice.
Book that energised the garden city movement as a utopian desire to live in harmony with nature
Exploring and supporting the movement for more walkable cities given the modern historical influence of the car.
Recent accessible and interesting overview on why cities are enriching places for people
A book that exerts post-modern urban planning as one that includes diversity, community and environment.