Professor Gwilym Pryce
Sheffield Methods Institute
Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistics
Co-Director of the ESRC CDT Data Analytics and Society
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Sheffield Methods Institute
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS)
Gwilym is Co-Director of the ESRC CDT Data Analytics and Society and Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistics with the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at The University of Sheffield. He is also Co-Director of the ESRC AQMeN Research Centre and Chair of the White Rose DTC Advanced Quantitative Methods Development Group.
He was born in 1970 in Cardiff, Wales, the son of a steel worker and former miner. At age 7, he moved with his family to Goole, in North Humberside and completed his secondary education at Goole Grammar School. In 1988 he moved to Leeds to study Economics and Public Policy at Leeds Business School (LMU), from which he graduated with a First in 1991. After a year studying theology at Covenant College in the Midlands, he completed a MSc in Economics at the University of Warwick.
After a short stint at Aberdeen University researching capital charges in the NHS under the supervision of Professor David Heald, he was awarded an ESRC Research Fellowship in the Centre for Housing Research and Urban Studies, University of Glasgow in 1995. He progressed to Lecturer in 1996, Senior Lecturer in 2003 and to Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistics in 2006.
- Research interests
Gwilym's core research interests are largely in the broad field of urban economics, and most of his research publications have been on housing and mortgage markets.
His current research includes:
- Piekut A, Pryce G & van Gent W (2019) Segregation in the Twenty First Century: Processes, Complexities and Future Directions. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie.
- Bakens J & Pryce GB (2018) Homophily horizons and ethnic mover flows among homeowners in Scotland. Housing Studies. View this article in WRRO
- Zhu J, Pryce GB & Brown S (2018) Immigration and house prices under various labour market structures in England and Wales. Urban Studies. View this article in WRRO
- Urban Inequality and Segregation in Europe and China. Springer International Publishing. View this article in WRRO
- Residential segregation of migrants: Disentangling the intersectional and multiscale segregation of migrants in Shijiazhuang, China. Urban Studies.
- The effects of social housing regeneration schemes on employment: The case of the Glasgow Stock Transfer. Urban Studies.
- The spatial economics of energy justice: modelling the trade impacts of increased transport costs in a low carbon transition and the implications for UK regional inequality. Energy Policy, 140. View this article in WRRO
- Estimating the local employment impacts of immigration: A dynamic spatial panel model. Urban Studies. View this article in WRRO
- Developing a locally adaptive spatial multilevel logistic model to analyze ecological effects on health using individual census records. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. View this article in WRRO
- The dynamics of poverty, employment and access to amenities in polycentric cities : measuring the decentralisation of poverty and its impacts in England and Wales. Urban Studies. View this article in WRRO
- Research on Residential Segregation in Chinese Cities In Pryce G, Wang YP, Shan J & Wei H (Ed.), Urban Inequality and Segregation in Europe and China - Towards a New Dialogue (pp. 57-73). Springer View this article in WRRO
- Social Frontiers: Estimating the Spatial Boundaries Between Residential Groups and Their Impacts on Crime, The Urban Book Series (pp. 285-304). Springer International Publishing
- Introduction: Urban Inequality and Segregation in Europe and China, The Urban Book Series (pp. 1-10). Springer International Publishing
- Future Directions for Research on Residential Segregation and Inequality in China, The Urban Book Series (pp. 329-361). Springer International Publishing
- Deprivation Indices in China: Establishing Principles for Application and Interpretation, The Urban Book Series (pp. 305-327). Springer International Publishing