Nikodem holds a PhD and an MPhil from Cambridge University where he also completed his post-doctoral work and taught Real Estate Finance before joining the LSE in 2017. His research focuses on applied real estate economics and finance. He is particularly interested in empirical research of social and environmental sustainability of urban areas and their economic implications. His most recent work includes research of the financial value of sustainability in real estate markets, forecasting housing affordability and the impact of location choices on health.
He is also interested in methods of measuring, modelling and forecasting financial risk in real estate markets. He has published in academic journals such as The Journal of Property Research and Spatial Economic Analysis and in professional magazines such as the IPE Magazine. His research has received national and international awards.
Nikodem served as a consultant on numerous projects that focused on real estate financial modelling, regional economic modelling and risk forecasting. His most recent applied work focused on developing methods of indexing the performance of hotel investments. He is a member of the Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre and sits on the editorial board of Oeconomia Copernicana.