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Britain's Housing Crisis: causes and cures

Hosted by Department of Geography and Environment

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Speaker

Professor Christian Hilber

Professor Christian Hilber

Chair

Professor Paul Cheshire

Professor Paul Cheshire

Chair

In his inaugural lecture Christian Hilber explains how Britain’s planning system and tax policy cause the country’s housing crisis and contribute to rising inequality. He will explore how we can do better.

Christian Hilber (@ChrisALHilber) is Professor of Economic Geography. He is an Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and the Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC). Christian is also a member of the Academic Panel of the What Works Centre. He is the Director of LSE’s MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance. 

Paul Cheshire is Emeritus Professor of Economic Geography at LSE.

The Department of Geography & Environment (@LSEGeography) is a centre of international academic excellence in economic, urban and development geography, environmental social science and climate change.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEhousing

Slides

A copy of Professor Christian Hilber's slides are available to download. Download 'Britain's Housing Crisis: causes and cures' (pdf).

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