Dr Berna Keskin

Department of Urban Studies and Planning


Study Abroad and Erasmus Tutor

Dr Berna Keskin
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Dr Berna Keskin
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Geography and Planning Building
Winter Street
S3 7ND

I was awarded a BA-MSc in Urban and Regional Planning from the Istanbul Technical University. Following the completion of my PhD in Housing Economics at the University of Sheffield, I have worked on funded projects for the Interreg IVB, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Department of Communities and Local Government, Investment Property Forum.

I am currently the Study Abroad and Erasmus Tutor.

Research interests

My research interests focus on understanding the structure of urban housing market and specifically exploring the relative merits of different approaches to capturing neighbourhood segmentation within house price models by using quantitative methods.

My research adopts a variety of econometric methods to the analysis of property markets by investigating the effectiveness of different modelling techniques at capturing housing market segmentation.

Current and Recent Projects

  • Construction, economic development and planning policies (British Academy)
  • SEEDS (INTERREG, North Sea Region programme)
  • VALUE Added (INTERREG, North West Europe programme)
Teaching activities

I currently teach the following modules:

  • TRP107, Economics for Spatial Planning
  • TRP108, Information and Communication Skills
  • TRP109, Data Analysis and Presentation
  • TRP132, Planning Project
  • TRP424/624, International Real Estate Market Analysis
  • TRP6410, Real Estate Economics