Dr Hyun Bang Shin

Associate Researcher
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Areas of Expertise
  • Urban geography of East Asia
  • Urban regeneration and planning policy
  • Low-income housing and social exclusion
  • Community participation and neighbourhood governance
  • Comparative social policies in East Asia

PhD, LSE; MSc, LSE; BSc, Seoul National.

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Research affiliations

  • CASE Associate, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London
  • Senior Research Associate & UK Network Coordinator, The Hope Institute, Seoul

Selected publications

  • Urban Transformation in East Asia, London, Routledge (forthcoming)
  • 'Living on the edge: financing post-displacement housing in urban redevelopment projects in Seoul', Environment and Urbanization, Vol.20 No.2 (In press)
  • (with Seo, J.G.) Study of the role of social enterprises in neighbourhood regeneration in the UK, Seongnam, Housing and Urban Research Institute, Korea National Housing Corporation (In Press)
  • 'Entrepreneurial local state: The implications of Beijing's shifting emphasis on urban redevelopment policies', ARC Working Paper Series, WP22, London, Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics (2007)
  • 'Residential redevelopment and social impacts in Beijing' in Wu, F. (Ed.) China's Emerging Cities: The Making of New Urbanism, London, Routledge, pp.163-184 (2007)
  • 'Understanding China's urban transformation in post-reform period: an interview with Fulong Wu', Planning and Policy, March, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlement (2007)
  • 'Changes in China's Social Welfare System during the Reform Period', Health and Welfare Forum, Vol.104, pp.116-135. Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (2005)