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Christian A. Nygaard

Associate Professor in Social Economics, Swinburne University of Technology

Associate Professor Christian (Andi) Nygaard is a social economists and Research Theme Leader for New Ways of Urban Living in the Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne University of Technology. His primary research interests are in the processes of urban change with focus on long-term neighbourhood dynamics; housing market efficiency and affordability; international migrants in housing, neighbourhoods and labour markets; political-economy and institutional drivers of governance adaptations in the provision of social housing, transition dynamics and industrial policy making in resource rich countries. These research areas are connected by economic processes and social behaviours, such as persistence and path dependence; property rights and institutions; and, spatial social structures and social interactions, that inhibit and enable change.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Social Economics, Swinburne University of Technology

Education

  • 2004 
    University of Glasgow, PhD