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Paul Cheshire.

Paul Cheshire


Expertise: urban economics, real estate economics, economics of land use


Professor Paul Cheshire, CBE, is Professor Emeritus of Economic Geography at LSE. He was a member of the Board of the National Housing & Planning Advice Unit and of two of the DCLG former Expert Panels and continues to act regularly as a consultant to the MHCLG. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and of the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics and won the Royal Economic Society's Best Paper prize in 2005 and the EIB-ERSA Prize in 2009.

Current areas of research include:

  • Economics effects of land use regulation: the determinants of the rate of site-build out
  • COVID, the housing market and inequality