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Staff Biography

[Photo: Edward PINCHBECK] Dr Edward PINCHBECK
Research Associate - Urban Programme, Trade
Email: E.W.Pinchbeck@lse.ac.uk

City, University of London
Tel: 02070400257
Email: Edward.pinchbeck@city.ac.uk

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Urban economics, Housing economics, Health economics


Ted Pinchbeck is a Research Associate at the Urban Programme of the Centre for Economic Performance and the Spatial Economics Research Centre, where he worked as a full-time Research Officer between September 2014 and August 2018. He is also a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at City, University of London. 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. Earlier in his career, 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:

Urban and transport economics, health economics, and the economics and finance of real estate markets. Current research projects include revealing discount rates in housing markets, and the evaluation of NHS 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

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

CEP discussion paper
How do Households Value the Future? Evidence from Property Taxes Hans R. A. Koster and Edward W. Pinchbeck
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1571:
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JEL Classification: G10; R30

Tags: housing; property taxes; discount rate; capitalisation rate; undervaluation

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:
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JEL Classification: Q48; Q54; R38; R52

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