Professor Rachelle Alterman – Urban Planning and Law
Fields of research:
- Comparative Planning Law and Land Use Regulation
- Comparative Land Policy and Property Rights
- Housing policy
- Planning Theory and Method
- Implementation of Public Policy
- May 2015 – Awarded Liverpool University Press Certificate of Recognition for excellence in the role of reviewer for Town Planning Review journal. Click for certificate.
- July 2012 – Awarded the highest honor of AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) – an Honorary Membership. Click here to read more. Click here for videos of my reflections at AESOP’s 25th Anniversary Assembly.
- 2008 – Recipient of the Landau Prize in Academic Excellence (national prize) in the category of Urban Studies.
- March 2007 – Recipient of the Israel Planners’ Association’s highest honor. Read Haaretz newspaper’s coverage of the event (in Hebrew) here.
Selected newspaper clippings in English* (for more see Media):
- “Are residential high rises the solution to Israel’s housing shortage?” Ha’aretz, February 2013
- “How Green was their Valley” Ha’aretz, January 2012
- “The fast track to high-density building rights”, Ha’aretz, July 2008
- “High on Life”, Ha’aretz, June 2008
- “A Puzzle Within an Enigma”, Ha’aretz, 2007
* Scores of newspaper articles have been featured in Hebrew-only newspapers and these papers occasionally also translate to English.
A Comparative Perspective on Land Use Regulations and Compensation Rights
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Land Use, Housing, and Mass Immigration in Israel
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* Cited in Arab League Conference for Reconstruction, October 2003 – “Non Conventional Methods for the Reconstruction of Destroyed Areas“
An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making
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Evaluation of Real Estate Exactions, Linkage and Alternative Land Policies
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