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Professor Kathy Pain

Professor of Real Estate Development

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Specialisms

  • Processes of urbanization, agglomeration and city integration in the networked world economy;, 
  • Intersections between the practices and global location strategies of advanced international financial and business services, and commercial real estate investment;, 
  • Mega-city region economic change and spatial development, policy and sustainablity.

Location

HBS 220, Whiteknights campus

Kathy’s research focuses on sustainable city and regional development, governance and planning under conditions of contemporary globalization. She is a Co-Director of the Globalization & World Cities (GaWC) Research Network leading GaWC’s Global City Planning research. Drawing on her interdisciplinary practitioner-academic background, Kathy’s research innovatively links social sciences concepts and theories to quantitative and qualitative data, shedding light on dynamic social, economic and financial networks and flows for public and private sector end-users. She is a member of the UK ESRC Peer Review College.

Kathy’s research on the sustainable management of polycentric mega-city regions with Sir Peter Hall, published in The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from mega-city regions in Europe (ISBN-10 1-84407-329-7), continues to inform policy thinking on sustainable spatial planning and urban governance worldwide. Kathy’s engagement as an expert has included the UK, Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Pacific Asia region; examples include: the UK Treasury Fourth Economic Test for entry to Economic Monetary Union on the financial services industry and City wholesale markets; South East England Statutory Regional Policy Guidance Review; Canada's Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative; China’s global mega-city region development; Abu Dhabi global city development strategy; United States mega-region development; regional development planning for the Sydney global city-region; and strategy for the East Asian Pan-Yellow Sea Region. Her recent research for the Urban Land Institute and New Climate Economy Urban Transitions Global Commission into associations between urban density and risk-adjusted commercial real estate investment returns, is being drawn on in her current five years study funded by the UK Medical Research Council, exploring how urban development private sector practitioners and policy-makers can together better support long-term resilient human health and well-being. Kathy has served on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) 'Vision for Cities' Global Sustainability Task Group, the UK Smart Cities All Party Parliamentary Group, the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership Industrial Productivity Commission. She serves on the Institut Louis Bachelier Business School Scientific Council, Paris, and is an Expert Advisor to Chengdu Municipal Government and the Guangzhou Academy of Social Science Urban Strategy Research Institute, China.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Reading)
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Diploma in Town Planning
  • RTPI Corporate Member
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society / Institute of British Geographers

Current PhD students

Ijeoma Emeghe: Housing Quality and Mental Well-being Valuation. First supervisor

Martyna Surma: Growing Entrepreneurship through Sustainable Urban Planning. First supervisor

Recent Publications

Zhu, B., Pain, K., Derudder, B., Taylor, P. Exploring External Urban Relational Processes: Inter-city Financial Flows complementing Global City-Regions, Regional Studies, 202. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2021.1921136.

Pain, K., Shi, S. Cities, Networks, Polycentrism: Examining the place of polycentrism in spaces of flows, Cities and Networks Handbook, Neal, Z., Rozenblat, C. (eds.), Cheltenham, Edward Elgar. ISBN 978 1 78811 471 4.

Pain, K., Shi, S., Black, D., Blower, B., Grimmond, S., Hunt, A., Milcheva, S. Crawford, B., Dale, N., Doolin, S., Manna, S. Real estate investment and urban density: Exploring the PUR territorial governance agenda using a topological lens, Territory, Politics, Governance, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2020.1837665

Shi, S., Pain, K. The resonance of spatial proximity and network capital in regional development: Evidence from the Mid-Yangtze River Region, China, Urban Studies, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019894232.

Pain, K. Land Use Policy and Governance of Real Estate Development, Routledge Real Estate Companion, Squires, G., Heurkens, E., Peiser, R. (eds.), 2018, London, Routledge, 370-384. ISBN 978-1-138-91434-6.

Pain, K. World City, The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology (IEG), Richardson, D., Castree, N., Goodchild, M.F., Kobayashi, A.L., Liu, W., Marston, R. (eds.), Association of American Geographers, Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, 2017, 1-9. ISBN 978-0-470-65963-2. IEG Book Award for Outstanding Academic Title 2017.

Pain, K. Megaregions Imaginaries: Excursions through a maze, Geographical Review, 106(2), 2016, 536-550. ISSN 1931-0846.

Pain, K. The Strategic Planning Protagonist: Unveiling the global mega-city region, Sir Peter Hall – Pioneers in Regional Planning, Transport and Urban Geography, Knowles R. and Rozenblatt, C. (eds.) International Geographical Union Commission on Transport and Geography and Urban Commission, Springer, 2016, 59-80. ISBN 978-3-319-28054-7 / 978-3-319-28056-1.

Pain, K., Van Hamme, G. Europe as a Global Macro-Region: How is economic geography changing the Cohesion policy challenge? Regional Studies Association Conference, ‘Challenges for the New Cohesion Policy in 2014-2020: An Academic and Policy Debate’, Riga, Latvia, 04-06 February 2015, 40-41. ISBN 978-92-79-45233-8 / 978-92-79-45232-1.

Pain, K., Van Hamme, G., Vinciguerra, S., Global networks, cities and economic performance: Observations from an analysis of cities in Europe and the US, Urban Studies, 53(6), 2015, 1137-1161. ISSN 0042-0980.

Reference: Pain, K. and Shi, S. (2021) Cities, networks, polycentrism – examining the place of polycentrism in spaces of flows. In: Neal, Z. P. and Rozenblat, C. (eds.) Handbook of Cities and Networks. Research Handbooks in Urban Studies series. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 493-510. ISBN 9781788114714
Reference: Black, D., Ayres, S., Bondy, K., Brierley, R., Campbell, R., Carhart, N., Coggon, J., Eaton, E., Fichera, E., Gibson, A., Hatleskog, E. , Hickman, M., Hicks, B., Hunt, A., Pain, K. , Pearce, N., Pilkington, P., Rosenburg, G. and Scally, G. (2021) Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development (TRUUD): protocol of a five-year prevention research consortium. Wellcome Open Research, 6. 30. ISSN 2398-502X doi: https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16382.1
Reference: Zhu, B. , Pain, K. , Taylor, P. J. and Derudder, B. (2021) Exploring external urban relational processes: inter-city financial flows complementing global city-regions. Regional Studies. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2021.1921136 (In Press)
Reference: Black, D., Bates, G., Gibson, A., Hatleskog, E. , Fichera, E., Hathchard, J., Nazmul, H., Rosenberg, J., Larkin, C., Brierley, R., Kidger, J., Bondy, K., Hickman, M., Pain, K. , Hicks, B., Scally, G., Verma, A., Carhart, N., Pilkington, P., Hunt, A. and Ireland, P. (2020) Pandemics, vulnerability and prevention: time to fundamentally reassess how we value and communicate risk? Cities and Health. ISSN 2374-8842 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1811480
Reference: Shuai, S. and Pain, K. (2020) Investigating China’s Mid-Yangtze River economic growth region using a spatial network growth model. Urban Studies, 57 (14). pp. 2973-2993. ISSN 1360-063X doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019894232
Reference: Pain, K. , Shu, S., Black, D., Blower, J. , Grimmond, S. , Hunt, A., Milcheva, S. , Crawford, B. , Dale, N., Doolin, S. and Manna, S. (2020) Real estate investment and urban density: exploring the polycentric urban region using a topological lens. Territory, Politics, Governance. ISSN 2162-268X doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2020.1837665
Reference: Shia, S., Wall, R. and Pain, K. (2019) Exploring the significance of domestic investment for foreign direct investment in China: a city-network approach. Urban Studies, 56 (12). pp. 2447-2464. ISSN 1360-063X doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098018795977
Reference: Derudder, B. and Pain, K. , (2018) ‘Global Chengdu’: an analysis of Chengdu's position in the global economy - a report to the city of Chengdu. GaWC Projects. 105. Report. Globalization & World Cities Research Network, Loughborough, UK. pp58.
Reference: Pain, K. , Black, D., Blower, J. , Grimmond, S. , Hunt, A., Milcheva, S. , Crawford, B. , Dale, N., Doolin, S. , Manna, S. , Shi, S. and Pugh, R. , (2018) Supporting smart urban growth: successful investing in density. Report. Urban Land Institute
Reference: Barlow, J. , Best, M., Bohnenstengel, S. I., Clark, P. , Grimmond, S. , Lean, H., Christen, A., Emeis, S., Haeffelin, M., Harman, I. N., Lemonsu, A., Martilli, A., Pardyjak, E., Rotach, M. W., Ballard, S., Boutle, I., Brown, A., Cai, X., Carpentieri, M., Coceal, O. , Crawford, B. , Di Sabatino, S., Dou, J., Drew, D. R. , Edwards, J. M., Fallmann, J., Fortuniak, K., Gornall, J., Gronemeier, T., Halios, C. , Hertwig, D. , Hirano, K., Holtslag, A. A.M., Luo, Z. , Mills, G., Nakayoshi, M., Pain, K. , Schlünzen, K. H., Smith, S. , Soulhac, L., Steeneveld, G.-J., Sun, T. , Theeuwes, N. , Thomson, D., Voogt, J. A., Ward, H. C., Xie, Z.-T. and Zhong, J. (2017) Developing a research strategy to better understand, observe, and simulate urban atmospheric processes at kilometer to subkilometer scales. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (10). ES261-ES264. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0106.1
Reference: Shi, S., Wall, R. and Pain, K. (2017) The conjunction of networked agglomeration and location factor in Chinese cities: taking FDI and domestic investment as an example. In: Ni, P., Kamiya, M. and Ding, R. (eds.) Cities Network along the Silk Road: The Global Competitiveness Report 2017. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 235-267. ISBN 9789811048333
Reference: Pain, K. (2017) The challenges for effective governance of real estate development in a future urban world. In: Squires, G., Heurkens, E. and Peiser, R. (eds.) Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development. Routledge Companions. Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 9781138914346
Reference: Pain, K. (2017) Megaregions imaginaries: excursions through a dialectical maze. The Geographical Review, 107 (3). pp. 536-550. ISSN 1931-0846 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1931-0846.2016.12171.x
Reference: Pain, K. (2017) World cities. In: Richardson, D., Castree, N., Goodchild, M. F., Kobayashi, A. L., Liu, W. and Marston, R. (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 1-9. ISBN 9780470659632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118786352
Reference: Pain, K. , Devaney, S. and Akakandelwa, N. (2016) Social networks and sales transactions in South African office markets. In: 16th AfRES Annual Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pp. 291-312.
Reference: Pain, K. , Van Hamme, G., Vinciguerra, S. and David, Q. (2016) Global networks, cities and economic performance: Observations from an analysis of cities in Europe and the USA. Urban Studies, 53 (6). pp. 1137-1161. ISSN 0042-0980 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098015577303
Reference: Adams, D., Larkham, P. and Pain, K. (2015) Re-evaluating the place of urban planning history. Town Planning Review, 86 (4). pp. 373-379. ISSN 1478-341X doi: https://doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2015.24
Reference: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (2014) Europe in the global economy – policy at a crossroads. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 200-222. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Pain, K. , Van Hamme, G. and Vinciguerra, S. (2014) Territorial performance and position in the global economy. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 183-199. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Hoyler, M., Lizieri, C. M. , Pain, K. , Taylor, P., Vinciguerra, S. , Derudder, B. and Pelckmans, D. (2014) European cities in advanced producer services and real estate capital flows: a dynamic perspective. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 115-137. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Ducruet, C., Jurie, V., Le Cam, M., Pain, K. , Sainteville, M., Vinciguerra, S. , Van Hamme, G. and Wertz, I. (2014) European cities in global networks. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 103-114. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Pain, K. , Richard, Y. and Van Hamme, G. (2014) Europe as a global actor – between decline and inconsistency. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 27-53. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (2014) Theoretical and methodological challenges. In: Pain, K. and Van Hamme, G. (eds.) Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World: Europe as a Global Macro-Region. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 3-26. ISBN 9781782544647
Reference: Taylor, P. J., Hoyler, M., Pain, K. and Vinciguerra, S. (2014) Extensive and intensive globalizations: explicating the low connectivity puzzle of U.S. cities using a city-dyad analysis. Journal of Urban Affairs, 36 (5). pp. 876-890. ISSN 1467-9906 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/juaf.12077
Reference: Lizieri, C. and Pain, K. (2014) International office investment in global cities: the production of financial space and systemic risk. Regional Studies, 48 (3). pp. 439-455. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2012.753434 (special Issue: Finance, business property and urban and regional development )
Reference: Pain, K. (2013) Cities, regulation and boundaries: what role for the English state? In: Mobilizing Regions: Territorial Strategies for Growth. Regional Studies Association, London, pp. 89-91. ISBN 9781897721452
Reference: Pain, K. (2012) Intersections between globalisation and development: mega-city regions, spatial conceptualisation and strategic planning. In: Polycentric regions facing global challenges: a role for strategic spatial planning, 8 Oct 2010, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 176-185.
Reference: Lizieri, C. M. , Pain, K. and Vinciguerra, S. (2012) Real estate investment flows. In: TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions. European Spatial Observation Network, Luxembourg, pp53. ISBN 9782960046762
Reference: Pain, K. and Vinciguerra, S. (2012) The London case study. In: TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions. European Spatial Observation Network, Luxembourg. ISBN 9782960046762
Reference: Van Hamme, G., Pain, K. and Vinciguerra, S. (2012) Cities, networks and economic performances: a comparative study on European and US cities. In: TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions. European Spatial Observation Network, Luxembourg, pp12. ISBN 9782960046762
Reference: Pain, K. , Vinciguerra, S. , Hoyler, M. and Taylor, P. (2012) Europe in the world city network. In: TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions. European Spatial Observation Network, Luxembourg, pp142. ISBN 9782960046762
Reference: Van Hamme, G., Pain, K. , Didelon, C., Vérité, S., Richard, Y., Sainteville, M., Ducruet, C., Eliot, E., Le Cam, M., Jurie, V., de Ruffray, S., Joly, O., Baldini, F., Montanari, A., Staniscia, B., Karlsson, C., Norman, T., Warda, P., Gråsjö, U., Roukova, P., Varbanov, M. and Ravnachk, A., (2012) TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions. Applied Research. 2013/1/1. Report. European Spatial Observation Network, Luxembourg. pp68. ISBN 9782960046762
Reference: Harrison, J. and Pain, K. (2012) Introduction. In: Harrison, J. and Pain, K. (eds.) Global cities, volume IV: planning and governance of cities in globalization. Routledge, London, pp. 1-9. ISBN 9780415671705
Reference: Pain, K. , (2012) Locational investment: where to target investment for maximum economic returns. RICS Research. Report. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Reference: Pain, K. (2011) Cities and sustainability: reflections on a decade of world development. In: Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Taylor, P. J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) International Handbook of Globalization and World Cities. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781848446472
Reference: Pain, K. (2011) Spatial transformations of cities: global city region? Mega-city region? In: Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Taylor, P. J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) International Handbook of Globalization and World Cities. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781848446472
Reference: Pain, K. (2011) Form follows finance. Modus. pp. 16-21.
Reference: Pain, K. (2011) 'New worlds’ for ‘old’? Twenty-first century gateways and corridors: reflections on a European spatial perspective. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 35 (6). 1154-1174 . ISSN 1468-2427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2427.2010.01005.x
Reference: Crampton, G. R. , Francis-Brophy, E. , Meen, G. , Nygaard, C., Pain, K. and Wadeson, N. , (2010) The Reading Diamond Local Economic Assessment. Report. University of Reading/Reading Diamond Forum, Reading. pp105.
Reference: Pain, K. (2010) The emerging metacity in north western Europe and policy ramifications for sustainable transport networks. In: Mo, C. and Kim, Y. H. (eds.) The emerging cross-border mega-city region and sustainable transportation. KOTI-EWC special report (2010). East-West Center/Korea Transport Institute,, Gyeonggi, pp. 2-27. ISBN 9788955034059
Reference: Pain, K. (2010) Emerging cross-border metacity in the Pan Yellow Sea Region. In: Mo, C. and Kim, Y.H. (eds.) The emerging cross-border mega-city region and sustainable transportation. KOTI-EWC 2010 Special Report. Korea Transport Institute , Gyeonggi, South Korea , pp. 297-307. ISBN 9788955034059
Reference: Halbert, L. and Pain, K. (2010) Services globaux, géographies locales : les services aux entreprises dans les métropoles de Londres et Paris. Cybergeo: European Journal of Geography (510). ISSN 1278-3366
Reference: Knox, P. L. and Pain, K. (2010) Globalization, neoliberalism and international homogeneity in architecture and urban development. Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, 2010 (5/6). pp. 417-428. ISSN 0303-2493
Reference: Pain, K. and Ardinat, G. (2010) French cities. In: Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) Global urban analysis: a survey of cities in globalization. Earthscan, London, UK, pp. 231-244. ISBN 9781849712132
Reference: Taylor, P.J., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Pain, K. and Witlox, F. (2010) European cities in globalization. In: Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) Global urban analysis: a survey of cities in globalization. Earthscan, London, UK, pp. 114-136. ISBN 9781849712132
Reference: Vinciguerra, S. , Taylor, P.J., Hoyler, M. and Pain, K. (2010) Contemporary mappa mundi: American exceptionalism in the world city network. Environment and Planning A, 42 (6). pp. 1271-1272. ISSN 0308-518X doi: https://doi.org/10.1068/a4352
Reference: Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J., Pain, K. , Witlox, F., Yang, X., Bassens, D. and Shen, W. (2010) Command and control centres in the world economy. In: Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) Global urban analysis: a survey of cities in globalization. Earthscan, London, UK, pp. 17-21. ISBN 9781849712132
Reference: Pain, K. and Prentice, B.E. (2010) Canadian cities. In: Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J. and Witlox, F. (eds.) Global urban analysis: a survey of cities in globalization. Earthscan, London, UK, pp. 251-255. ISBN 9781849712132
Reference: Taylor, P. J., Ni , P. F., Derudder, B., Hoyler, M., Huang, J., Lu, F., Pain, K. , Yang, X., Witlox, F., Bassens, D. and Shen, W. (2009) The way we were: command-and-control centres in the global space-economy on the eve of the 2008 geo-economic transition. Environment and Planning A, 41 (1). pp. 7-12. ISSN 0308-518X doi: https://doi.org/10.1068/a41318
Reference: Taylor, P. J., Evans, D. M., Hoyler, M., Derudder, B. and Pain, K. (2009) The UK space economy as practised by advanced producer service firms: identifying two distinctive polycentric city-regional processes in contemporary Britain. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 33 (3). pp. 700-718. ISSN 1468-2427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2427.2009.00857.x
Reference: Pain, K. (2009) Outsourcing and offshoring in business services - new dynamics, new territorial opportunities? Regions Magazine, 274 (Summer). pp. 11-13. ISSN 1367-3882
Reference: Pain, K. (2009) Londres, the place to be. Les Grand Dossiers de Sciences Humaines, 17. pp. 30-32. ISSN 1777-375X
Reference: Mahroum , S., Huggins, R., Clayton, N., Pain, K. and Taylor, P., (2008) Innovation by adoption: measuring and mapping absorptive capacity in UK nations and regions. Report. National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, London. pp108. ISBN 9781848750296
Reference: Pain, K. (2008) City regions and economic development. In: Johnson, C., Hu, R. and Abedin, S. (eds.) Connecting cities: city-regions. Connecting cities. Metropolis, Sydney, Australia, pp. 20-47. ISBN 9780734752765
Reference: Pain, K. (2008) Policy challenges of functional polycentricity in a global mega-city region South East England. Urban Planning International, 23 (1). pp. 58-64. ISSN 1003-0956
Reference: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (2008) From strategy to delivery: policy responses. Urban Planning International, 23 (1). pp. 28-40. ISSN 1003-0956
Reference: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (2008) From metropolis to polyopolis. Urban Planning International, 23 (1). pp. 15-27. ISSN 1003-0956
Reference: Taylor, P., Evans, D. and Pain, K. (2008) Application of the inter-locking network model to mega city-regions: measuring polycentricity within and beyond city-Regions. Regional Studies, 42 (8). pp. 1079-1093. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343400701874214 (special issue 'Globalization, City-Regions and Polycentricity in North-West Europe ')
Reference: Pain, K. and Hall, P. (2008) Informational quantity versus informational quality: the perils of navigating the space of flows. Regional Studies, 42 (8). pp. 1065-1077. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343400701808865 (special issue 'Globalization, City-Regions and Polycentricity in North-West Europe')
Reference: Pain, K. (2008) Examining core-periphery relationships in a global mega-city region: the case of London and South East England. Regional Studies, 42 (8). pp. 1161-1172. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343400701808857 (special issue 'Globalization, City-Regions and Polycentricity in North-West Europe ')
Reference: Pain, K. (2008) Spaces of practice in advanced business services: rethinking London-Frankfurt relations. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 26 (2). pp. 264-279. ISSN 0263-7758 doi: https://doi.org/10.1068/d410t
Reference: Pain, K. (2007) City of London global village: understanding the square mile in a post-industrial world economy. In: Barber, S. (ed.) The Geo-Politics of the City. European Research Forum, London, pp. 19-38. ISBN 9781844073290
Reference: Pain, K. (2007) Integrating the European space-flows and places in North West European city-region networks. In: Cattan, N. (ed.) Cities and networks in Europe: a critical approach of polycentrism. Editions John Libbey Eurotext, pp. 161-171. ISBN 9782742006779
Reference: Cook, G. A. S., Pandit, N. R., Beaverstock, J. V., Taylor, P. J. and Pain, K. (2007) The role of location in knowledge creation and diffusion: evidence of centripetal and centrifugal forces in the City of London financial services agglomeration. Environment and Planning A, 39 (6). pp. 1325-1345. ISSN 1472-3409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1068/a37380
Reference: Pain, K. (2006) Policy challenges of functional polycentricity in a global mega-city Region: South East England. Built Environment, 32 (2). pp. 194-205. ISSN 0263-7960
Reference: Beaverstock, J.V., Hoyler, M., Pain, K. and Taylor, P.J. (2006) In London's long shadow: Frankfurt in the European space of flows. In: Amen, M. M., Archer, K. and Bosman, N.M. (eds.) Relocating Global Cities: From the Center to the Margins. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 23-47. ISBN 0742541223
Reference: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (2006) From strategy to delivery: policy responses. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, London, pp. 197-211. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Pain, K. and Hall, P. (2006) South East England: global constellation. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, London, pp. 125-136. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Pain, K. and Hall, P. (2006) People and places: interrelating the space of flows and the space of places. In: The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, pp. 113-121.
Reference: Pain, K. and Hall, P. (2006) Flows and relationships: internal and external linkages. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, pp. 104-112. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Pain, K. and Hall, P. (2006) Firms and places: inside the mega-city regions. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, pp. 91-103. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Hall, P., Pain, K. and Green, N. (2006) The informational geography of Europolis: mapping the flow of information. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, London, pp. 70-87. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Hall, P., Pain, K. and Kapoen, L. (2006) The connectivity of the European heartland. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, pp. 65-69. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Taylor, P., Evans, D. and Pain, K. (2006) Organisations of the polycentric metropolis: corporate structures and networks. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, pp. 53-64. ISBN 1844073297
Reference: Hall, P., Pain, K. and Green, N. (2006) Anatomy of the polycentric metropolis: eight mega-city regions in overview. In: Hall, P. and Pain, K. (eds.) The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, London, pp. 19-52. ISBN 1844073297
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Projects in Real Estate and Planning (2)

Summary module description:The module provides students with an opportunity to apply during part 2, subject knowledge gained during part 1, and to obtain and apply new real estate sector knowledge...

Module code: RE2PREP

Cities, Regions and Strategic Governance

This module includes independent student research on a group work and an individual basis. ...

Module code: REMP32

Medical Research Council UKPRP, ‘Tackling the Root Causes of Unhealthy Planning, Economics and Decision-making: An Urban Systems Approach, (TRUED Urban Systems)’, 2019-2014.

China Municipal Government / National Business Daily, ‘Global Chengdu: An Analysis of Chengdu’s Position in the Global Economy’, 2018.

Urban Land Institute / New Climate Economy, ‘Supporting Smart Urban Growth: Successful Investing in Density’, 2016-17.

European Spatial Observation Network (ESPON), Continental Territorial Structures and Flows (Globalization): ‘TIGER: Territorial Impact of Globalization for Europe and its Regions’, 2010–2012.

Reading Community Interest Company / Reading Diamond Forum, ‘The Reading Diamond Local Economic Assessment’, 2010.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), ‘Benchmarking the World City Network: City Connectivities on the Eve of the Financial Crisis’, 2009–2010.

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, ‘Project to map and measure the absorptive capacity of UK cities and regions’, 2008.

European Commission INTERREG IIIB North-West Europe, ‘POLYNET: Sustainable Management of European Polycentric Mega-City Regions’, 2003-2006.