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Professor Michael Oxley

Job: Professor of Housing

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Department of Politics & Public Policy

Research group(s): Centre for Comparative Housing Research

Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7780

E: moxley@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/pol

 

Personal profile

Michael Oxley is Professor of Housing in the Centre for Comparative Housing Research at De Montfort University. From 2006 to 2011 he was also a Research Fellow at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands where he continues to be a visiting researcher. His research and publications are concerned with the economics of housing markets including considerable work on international comparisons in housing policy and practice.  He has undertaken work on the financing of social housing in Europe and international comparisons of the private rental housing sector. He has also held non-executive positions with housing providers and NHS hospital trusts.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Comparative Housing Research, De Montfort University.

European Network for Housing Research http://www.enhr.net    

Publications and outputs 


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Key research outputs

van der Heijden, H., Dol, K. and Oxley, M. (2011) Western European housing systems and the impact of the international financial crisis. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 26 (3), pp. 295-313.

Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J., Oxley, M., and van der Heijden, H (2010 ) Universalistic, particularistic and middle way approaches to comparing the private rental sector International Journal of Housing Policy, 10 (4) 357-377.

Oxley, M., Elsinga, M., Haffner, M., & van der Heijden, H (2010) Competition and social rented housing, Housing Theory and Society 27 (4), pp. 332-350.

Elsinga, M, Haffner, M, van der Heijden, H & Oxley, M (2009) How Can Competition in Social Rental Housing in England and the Netherlands be Measured? European Journal of Housing Policy, 9(2) 153-176.

Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J., Oxley, M., and H. van der Heijden (2009) Subsitutability between social and market rented housing in four European Countries European Journal of Housing Policy, 9(3) 241-258.

Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J., Oxley, M., and H. van der Heijden (2009) Bridging the gap between social and market rental housing in six European countries? Amsterdam, IOS Press.

Research interests/expertise

Housing policy.
Comparative Housing Analysis.
Housing Economics.

Areas of teaching

Housing markets

Housing Policy

Qualifications

BSc (Econ), MSc, PhD

Courses taught

Foundation Degree in Housing Communities and Regeneration; Professional Diploma in Housing and Sustainable Communities; MSc Housing Studies.    

Conference attendance

Oxley, M, Brown, T, Haffner, M, Hoekstra, J & Lishman, R (2011).Using the private rented sector as a form of social housing, Paper for ENHR Private Rented Housing Seminar: “New projects and emerging themes in private rented markets research”, University of Granada, 31st March/1st April 2011.

Oxley, M, Brown, T., Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J. (2011) The role of policy in supporting the private rented sector: international comparisons, Paper for European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Conference, Toulouse 5th to 8th July 2011.

Oxley, M, Haffner, M, Hoekstra, J, & van der Heijden, H, (2010) Conceptual issues in comparing private renting across countries, The future of the Private Rental Sector: Residual sector or cornerstone of housing provision?Seminar at the International Meeting Centre of St Marienthal 5. – 9. February, 2010.Seminar conducted in cooperation with the Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research (BBSR) supported by WBG Wohnungsbau-Gesellschaft Görlitz mbH.

Oxley, M, Elsinga, M Haffner, M  & van der Heijden, H  (2008) Competition and the Regulation of Social Housing: A theoretical and comparative perspective ENHR working group on Comparative Housing, Istanbul.

Haffner, M, van der Heijden, H, Hoekestra, J, Oxley, M (2008)Competition between social and market renting in six European countries, ENHR Comparative Housing Workshop, Dublin, June.

Haffner, M, van der Heijden, H  Hoekstra, J & Oxley, M 2008, The relationship between social and market renting in several countries in Europe, paper to ENHR Conference Shrinking Cities, Sprawling Suburbs, Changing Countrysides, 6-9 July, Dublin.

Heijden, van der, H, Elsinga, M,  Haffner, M  & Oxley, M 2008, Competition and Nonprofits in Dual and Integrated Rental Systems, paper presented at ENHR conference Shrinking Cities, Sprawling Suburbs, Changing Countrysides, 6-9 July, Dublin.

Oxley, M  (2008) Financing social housing in Europe and some issues for developing countries UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum IV, Nanjing, China, 3-6 November, 2008, By invitation.

Oxley, M(2008) Private Public Partnerships for Affordable Housing UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum IV, Nanjing, China, 3-6 November, 2008, By invitation.

Consultancy work

Housing markets; comparative housing analysis; many consultancies for central and local government and UN-Habitat.

• Consultant to UN Habitat on social housing finance (2008-2009).

• Consultant to the World Bank on rental housing research (2011).

• Consultant to government of Flanders on housing research funding (2011).

Current research students

Research Supervision at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands: Christian Lennartz.

Case studies

By invitation:

• Consultant to the World Bank on rental housing research (2011)

• Consultant to government of Flanders on housing research funding (2011)

Invitation to adddress: UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum in Nanjing in 2008.

Invitation to undertake study for UN Habitat (2009) on social housing finance systems in Europe and their transferability to other countries.

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