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Staff Biography

[Photo: Bert Provan] Dr Bert PROVAN
Senior Policy Fellow, Visiting lecturer Social Policy department, LSE

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Research Interests:
  • Urban regeneration and poverty reduction in the UK, France and the wider EU
  • Energy efficiency, the green economy and their role within city renewal
  • Housing and homelessness, particularly in the context of current welfare benefit changes
  • Knowledge management and research impact
Current Research Projects: Selected Publications:
  • The Impact of Welfare Reforms on Social Housing Tenants PDF (with Anne Power and Eileen Herden), Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2014)

  • Housing investments supported by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-2013 (with J Dodds, T Fox, S Gunther and I Tosics), European Commission, Brussels. ISBN: 978-92-79-32763-6 (2013)

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Estate Regeneration and Social Value
    Anne Power, Bert Provan, August 2019
    Paper No' CASE Report 124: Full paper (pdf)

  • Never Just a Number: Evaluating the impact of a holistic approach to UK poverty
    Ellie Benton, Laura Lane, Anne Power, Bert Provan, October 2018
    Paper No' CASEreport 118: Full paper (pdf)

  • Overcoming the Stigma of Social Housing: Can social housing rebuild its reputation?
    Anne Power, Bert Provan, February 2018
    Paper No' CASEreport 116: Full paper (pdf)

  • Pulling in the Same Direction? Economic and Social Outcomes in London and the North of England Since the Recession
    Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, Bert Provan, July 2016
    Paper No' SPCCWP23: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • No Place Like An Accessible Home: Quality of life and opportunity for disabled people with accessible housing needs
    Tania Burchardt, Bert Provan, Ellie Suh, July 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 109: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Saint-Étienne City Story
    Bert Provan, May 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 105: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Lille City Story
    Bert Provan, May 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 104: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Moving on without moving out: the impacts of regeneration on the Rayners Lane Estate
    Alice Belotti, Anne Power, Bert Provan, May 2016
    Paper No' CASEreport 100: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Housing for Victims of Miscarriages of Justice. Report for Commonweal Housing.
    Bert Provan, December 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 97: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Is Welfare Reform Working? Impacts on working age tenants
    Eileen Herden, Anne Power, Bert Provan, March 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 90: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf) | Paper 3 (pdf)

  • Energy Plus: Energy Efficiency in Social Housing
    Anne Marie Brady, Bert Provan, March 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 89: Full paper (pdf)

  • Bridging the Gap: The Haringey Support Fund
    Alice Belotti, Laura Lane, Anne Power, Bert Provan, March 2015
    Paper No' CASEreport 87: Full paper (pdf)

  • High Rise Hope Revisited: The social implications of upgrading large estates
    Laura Lane, Anne Power, Bert Provan, October 2014
    Paper No' CASEreport 85: Full paper (pdf)

  • Work and Welfare Reform: Impacts in the South West
    Eileen Herden, Anne Power, Bert Provan, March 2014
    Paper No' CASEreport 81: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Lille City Report
    Celine Kuklowsky, Bert Provan, November 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 71: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Report to Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture on progress in France’s former industrial cities
    Celine Kuklowsky, Bert Provan, October 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 70: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.