Deputy Director, LSE London
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Room: STC 3.15b, St Clement’s Building, LSE
Nancy joined the Department of Geography & Environment in August 2008 having previously managed the MSc in Housing and Regeneration in the Department of Social Policy also at the London School of Economics and Political Science. A planner by training she has a PhD in Urban Policy (University of Portsmouth, 1999) and an MSc in Community and Regional Planning (University of Texas, 1996). Her work deals primarily with issues of governance and local planning including sustainable development and community participation. She has often used social network analysis to explore the complex relationships in the multi-level, multi-actor partnerships present in modern governing arrangements.
- The relationship between urban planning and local sustainability
- Planning, housing and London
- Community participation and partnership working
- Holman, N and Ahlfeldt G., (2015) ‘Distinctively different: a new approach to valuing architectural amenities.’ CESifo Working Paper Series.
- Holman, N and Thornley, A (2015) ‘Backlash in the London suburbs: the local/strategic tension in multi-level governance.’ Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. ISSN 0263-774X (In Press) Item Availability Restricted.
- Holman, N and Pani, E., (2014) ‘A fetish and fiction of finance: unraveling the subprime crisis.’ Economic Geography. 9(2). 213-235.
- Holman, N (2014) ‘Like mixing oil and water?: the take up of sustainability in hard-to-reach places – an East Texas case study.’ Journal of Planning Education and Research. 34. 420-432
- Holman, N., Mace, A., Paccoud, A., Sundaresan, J (2014) ‘Coordinating density; working through conviction, suspicion and pragmatism.’ Progress in Planning (In Press)
- Holman, N. and Ahlfeldt, G. (2013) ‘No escape? The co-ordination problem in heritage preservation’, SERC Discussion Paper No. 145
- Holman, N. (2013, 21 Oct) Planning and the new (new) localism – what chance of success? The Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) blog
- Holman, N. and Rydin, Y. (2013) ‘What Can Social Capital Tell Us About Planning Under Localism?’, Local Government Studies, 39(1): 71-88
- Holman, N. (2013) ‘Effective strategy implementation: why partnership interconnectivity matters’, Environment and Planning C, 31(1): 82-101.
- Holman, N. and Thornley, A (2012) ‘The reversal of Strategic Planning in London: The Boris effect with a focus on sustainability’, in Observatoire de la Société Britannique.
- Holman, N. and Rydin, Y. (2012) ‘What can social capital tell us about planning under localism?’, Local Government Studies.
- Holman, N. and Thornley, A. (2011) ‘The reversal of strategic planning in London: the Boris effect, with a focus on sustainability‘, L’Observatoire de la sociètè britanique, 11.
- Holman, N. (2010) ‘The changing nature of the London Plan‘, in Scanlon, K. and Kochan, B. (eds.) London: Coping with Austerity. LSE London: London.
- ‘Incorporating local sustainability indicators into structures of local governance: a review of the literature’, Local Environment 14:4 pp 365-375, 2009.
- ‘Community participation: Using network analysis to improve developmental benefits’, Environment and Planning C: Government and policy 26:3 pp 525-543, 2008.
- ‘Following the signs: Applying urban regime analysis to a UK case study’, The Journal of Urban Affairs 29:5 pp 435-453, 2007.
- With Rydin, Y. ‘Re-evaluating the contribution of social capital in achieving sustainable development’, Local Environment 9:2 pp 117-33, 2004.
- Astleithner, F, Hamedinger, A, Holman, N and Rydin, Y ‘Institutions and indicators: The discourse about indicators in the context of sustainability’, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 19:1 p 7-24, 2004.
- Rydin, Y, Nancy Holman, Esther Wolff. ‘Local Sustainability Indicators’, Local Environment 8:6 p581-89, 2003.
- Rydin, Y, Nancy Holman, Vicky Hands, Florian Sommer. ‘Incorporating sustainable development concerns into an urban regeneration project: how politics can defeat procedures’, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 46:4 p545-61, 2003.
Houses in conservation areas sell at a premium and rise in value quicker than those elsewhere in the UK, according to new research from Dr Nancy Holman and Dr Gabriel Ahlfeldt.
Their large-scale analysis of the effects of conservation areas on house prices in England was funded by English Heritage.