Dr Philip O'Brien

  • Lecturer in Real Estate and Urban/Housing Economics (Urban Studies)

Research interests

Philip’s research primarily focuses on the land and property development process and the relationship between state and market within this, addressing:

  • The role of planning in stimulating market-led development
  • Land value capture
  • Institutionalist theory in planning and development

Publications

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Number of items: 9.

2020

O'Brien, P. , Lord, A. and Dembski, S. (2020) How do planners manage risk in alternative land development models? An institutional analysis of land development in the Netherlands. Land Use Policy, 91, 104409. (doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104409)

2019

O'Brien, P. (2019) Spatial imaginaries and institutional change in planning: the case of the Mersey Belt in north-west England. European Planning Studies, 27(8), pp. 1503-1522. (doi: 10.1080/09654313.2019.1588859)

2018

Sykes, O. and O'Brien, P. (2018) Europe inside out: regions to be fearful? Town and Country Planning, 2018(Feb), pp. 96-99.

2017

Dunning, R., O'Brien, P. and Moore, T. (2017) Rapid Evidence Assessment of Changes to Mortgage Interest Relief in Ireland 1998 to 2016. Project Report. Residential Landlords Association.

O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Shaw, D. (2017) Evolving conceptions of regional policy in Europe and their influence across different territorial scales. In: Deas, I. and Hincks, S. (eds.) Territorial Policy and Governance: Alternative Paths. Series: Regions and cities. Routledge: London ; New York, NY, pp. 35-52. ISBN 9780415661379

Lord, A. and O'Brien, P. (2017) What price planning? Reimagining planning as “market maker”. Planning Theory and Practice, 18(2), pp. 217-232. (doi: 10.1080/14649357.2017.1286369)

2015

Lord, A., O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Sturzaker, J. (2015) Planning as 'market maker': how planning is used to stimulate development in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Project Report. RTPI.

O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Shaw, D. (2015) L'évolution des conceptions du développment territorial et de la gouvernance en Europe: des paradigmes en mutation aux nouvelles approches politiques = The evolving context for territorial development policy and governance in Europe– from shifting paradigms to new policy approaches. L'Information Géographique, 79, pp. 72-97.

2013

O'Brien, P. (2013) The Euro files: a tail of the unexpected? Town and Country Planning, 2013(Apr),

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Number of items: 9.

Articles

O'Brien, P. , Lord, A. and Dembski, S. (2020) How do planners manage risk in alternative land development models? An institutional analysis of land development in the Netherlands. Land Use Policy, 91, 104409. (doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104409)

O'Brien, P. (2019) Spatial imaginaries and institutional change in planning: the case of the Mersey Belt in north-west England. European Planning Studies, 27(8), pp. 1503-1522. (doi: 10.1080/09654313.2019.1588859)

Sykes, O. and O'Brien, P. (2018) Europe inside out: regions to be fearful? Town and Country Planning, 2018(Feb), pp. 96-99.

Lord, A. and O'Brien, P. (2017) What price planning? Reimagining planning as “market maker”. Planning Theory and Practice, 18(2), pp. 217-232. (doi: 10.1080/14649357.2017.1286369)

O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Shaw, D. (2015) L'évolution des conceptions du développment territorial et de la gouvernance en Europe: des paradigmes en mutation aux nouvelles approches politiques = The evolving context for territorial development policy and governance in Europe– from shifting paradigms to new policy approaches. L'Information Géographique, 79, pp. 72-97.

O'Brien, P. (2013) The Euro files: a tail of the unexpected? Town and Country Planning, 2013(Apr),

Book Sections

O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Shaw, D. (2017) Evolving conceptions of regional policy in Europe and their influence across different territorial scales. In: Deas, I. and Hincks, S. (eds.) Territorial Policy and Governance: Alternative Paths. Series: Regions and cities. Routledge: London ; New York, NY, pp. 35-52. ISBN 9780415661379

Research Reports or Papers

Dunning, R., O'Brien, P. and Moore, T. (2017) Rapid Evidence Assessment of Changes to Mortgage Interest Relief in Ireland 1998 to 2016. Project Report. Residential Landlords Association.

Lord, A., O'Brien, P. , Sykes, O. and Sturzaker, J. (2015) Planning as 'market maker': how planning is used to stimulate development in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Project Report. RTPI.

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Grants

2018-2019      

Co-Investigator, Land: Value to capture? (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Research Trust), £8,400

2017               

Co-Investigator, Rapid evidence assessment of changes to mortgage interest tax relief in Ireland 1998-2016 (Residential Landlords Association of England and Wales), £4,000

2015               

Co-Investigator, Planning as ‘market maker’: how planning is used to stimulate development in Germany, France and the Netherlands (Royal Town Planning Institute Small Project Impact Research Scheme), £10,000

Supervision

Contact Philip if you are interested in undertaking doctoral research in:

  • State-market relations in land and property development
  • The economic role of planning
  • Planning and institutionalism

Teaching

Philip teaches on the MSc. City Planning, the MSc. City Planning and Real Estate Development, and the MSc. Real Estate programmes.

Convenor

  • Development Process
  • International Real Estate Analysis
  • International Real Estate Markets
  • Real Estate Institutions and Markets (Nankai Graduate School)

Contributing lecturer

  • Professional Practice, Ethics and Management
  • Urban Design and Development (Nankai Graduate School)