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Staff Biography

[Photo: Edward PINCHBECK] Dr Edward PINCHBECK
Research Officer - Urban Programme, Trade
Email: E.W.Pinchbeck@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.28 J  

Expertise: Urban economics, Housing economics, Health economics


Ted Pinchbeck is a Fellow in Real Estate Economics & Finance at the Department of Geography and Environment at LSE, and a Research Officer at the Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) and Centre for Economic Performance (CEP). He holds a PhD in Economic Geography and an MSc in Real Estate Economics and Finance from LSE, as well as an MSc in Economics from Warwick University. Before joining LSE Ted worked as an economist at Monitor the NHS healthcare regulator, the Department of Health and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Current Areas of Research:

Ted's academic interests focus on urban economics, health economics, and the economics and finance of real estate markets. His current research projects include revealing discount rates in housing markets, and the evaluation of NHS health care policies using spatial research designs.


  • BA Economics, University of Leeds
  • MSc Economics University of Warwick
  • MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance, LSE
  • PhD Economic Geography, LSE

CEP Publications

SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Energy Costs of Historic Preservation Christian A. L. Hilber, Charles Palmer and Edward W. Pinchbeck
July 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0217:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: Q48; Q54; R38; R52

Tags: preservation policies; land use regulation; energy efficiency; energy consumption; climate change