Martin Lux, Ph.D.

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Martin Lux, sociologist and economist, graduated from the University of Economics (economics) and Charles University (sociology) in Prague and received two Ph.D. degrees at Charles University in Prague and Delft University of Technology in Delft. Recently, he is head of the Department of Socio-Economics of Housing at the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences, Prague. Martin Lux has been the leader of several international and national housing research projects, and he works as a consultant for OSF, MOW, UN, OECD, ERDF, Feantsa, CEB, governments in the CEE region, and the Czech banking sector. He has edited or co-edited 14 books, such as: Housing Policy – an End or a New Beginning? (Budapest, 2003), Housing policy and housing finance in the Czech Republic during transition (Amsterdam, 2009) and Social housing in transition countries (New York, 2013). He is author or co-author of 35 articles published in peer review journals, such as: Urban Studies, Housing Studies, European Sociological Review, Journal of European Social Policy, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, International Journal of Housing Policy, Post-Communist Economies and others. He is a member of the European Network for Housing Research, editor-in-chief of Critical Housing Analysis and a member of the Advisory Board for the International Journal of Housing Policy. Main interests: comparative housing policies, social housing, housing finance, and housing economics. 

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