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Manuel Aalbers

KU Leuven, the University of Leuven
Professor of Human Geography
Manuel B. Aalbers is full professor of Human Geography at KU Leuven/University of Leuven (Belgium) where he leads a research group on the intersection of real estate, finance and states, spearheaded by a grant from the European Research Council. He has also published on financialization, redlining, social exclusion, neoliberalism, mortgage markets, the privatization of social housing, neighborhood decline and gentrification. He is the author of "Place, Exclusion, and Mortgage Markets" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) and "The Financialization of Housing: A Political Economy Approach" (Routledge, 2016), editor of "Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and associate editor of "Encyclopedia of Urban Studies" (Sage, 2010). Most of his paper can be downloaded from: http://kuleuven.academia.edu/ManuelAalbers

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