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The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Staff Biography


[Photo: Bert Provan] Dr Bert PROVAN
Visiting Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6872
Fax: +44 (0)20 7404 0612
Email: j.a.provan@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  32L 3.36 C


Research Interests:
  • Urban regeneration and poverty reduction in France and the EU
  • The Green economy and its role within city renewal
  • Housing and homelessness, particularly in the context of current welfare benefit changes
Current Research Projects:
  • Impact of welfare reform on social housing tenants and local communities
  • Post economic crisis city recovery plans in France
  • Social impact of urban renewal
Selected Publications: STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • 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.