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Professor of Urban Economics & Real Estate, University of Manchester

Anupam Nanda is Professor of Urban Economics & Real Estate at the School of Environment, Education & Development, the University of Manchester, UK. He is also a member of the Manchester Urban Institute.

Nanda's research concerns the economics of property markets; urban & regional economies; real estate finance, investor sentiment & behaviour, cross-border investment; house price dynamics; impact of infrastructure projects, policy evaluation; Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) issues in property markets; role of technology in property market & the urban environment.

His academic papers have been published in several top international journals, including Journal of Urban Economics, Energy Economics, Regional Studies, Energy Policy, Real Estate Economics, Applied Linguistics, Review of International Economics, World Economy, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics etc.

His works have been sponsored by both UK and international public and private funding bodies and companies, such as Innovate UK, Research Councils, Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) in USA, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK Dept of Energy and Climate Change, Investment Property Forum (IPF), The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Anupam has undertaken research projects or supervised doctoral works related to several countries - United States, India, China, Panama, Greece, Cyprus, UAE (Dubai), Malaysia and currently supervising doctoral studies related to EU countries.

Previously, he held the position of Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate, Research Division Lead/Director of Research (for Real Estate and Planning) and Academic Director of the Centre for Intelligent Places at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK (January 2010-October 2019). Before joining Henley Business School, he worked with the Market Intelligence group of Deloitte & Touche in Mumbai (April 2008-November 2009), where his focus areas covered real estate and private equity sectors. He was at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in Washington DC as Senior Research Economist (April 2006-April 2008), where his responsibilities included developing and implementing housing market research studies and was a member of the team forecasting state and metro area housing markets in US. Anupam has also taught undergraduate Economics and Public Finance at the University of Connecticut.


  • 2019–present
    Professor of Urban Economics & Real Estate, University of Manchester