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Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre



Urban and Spatial Economics
Retail and Service Geography
Microgeography of Segregation and Ethnic Enclaves
Geography of Institutions
Geography of Entrepreneurship


Key publications: 

Klaesson, J., Öner, Ö., & Pennerstorfer, D. (2021). Getting the first job: Size and quality of ethnic enclaves and refugee labor market entry. Journal of Regional Science61(1), 112-139.

Ferrante, M., Fritz, O., & Öner, Ö. (2021) Regional Science Perspectives on Tourism and Hospitality. Springer International Publishing AG.

Andersson, M., Larsson, J. P., & Öner, Ö. (2020). Ethnic enclaves and self-employment among Middle Eastern immigrants in Sweden: ethnic capital or enclave size?. Regional Studies, 1-15.

Abreu, M., & Öner, Ö. (2020). Disentangling the Brexit vote: The role of economic, social and cultural contexts in explaining the UK’s EU referendum vote. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space52(7), 1434-1456.

Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2020). Ethnic enclaves and segregation—self-employment and employment patterns among forced migrants. Small Business Economics, 1-22.

Henrekson, M., Öner, Ö., & Sanandaji, T. (2020). The Refugee Crisis and the Reinvigoration of the Nation-State: Does the European Union Have a Common Asylum Policy?. In The European Union and the Return of the Nation State (pp. 83-110). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Daunfeldt, S. O., Mihaescu, O., Öner, Ö., & Rudholm, N. (2020). Retail and Place Attractiveness: The Effects of Big‐Box Entry on Property Values. Geographical Analysis.

Abreu, M., Öner, Ö., Brouwer, A., & van Leeuwen, E. (2018). Well-being effects of self-employment: A spatial inquiry. Journal of Business Venturing.

Öner, Ö. (2017). Retail city: the relationship between place attractiveness and accessibility to shops. Spatial Economic Analysis12(1), 72-91.

Klaesson, J., Lopez, E., & Öner, Ö. (2017). Who works longer –and why? Regional and individual Characteristics in the timing of retirement. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie.

Öner, Ö. (2016). Retail productivity: The effects of market size and regional hierarchy. Papers in Regional Science (doi/abs/10.1111/pirs.12268)

Öner, Ö., & Klaesson, J. (2017). Location of leisure: The new economic geography of leisure services. Leisure Studies36(2), 203-219.

Backman, M., Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2017). Innovation in the hospitality industry: Firm or location?. Tourism Economics23(8), 1591-1614.

Klaesson, J., & Öner, Ö. (2014). Market reach for retail services. The Review of Regional Studies44(2), 153.

Larsson, J. P., & Öner, Ö. (2014). Location and co-location in retail: a probabilistic approach using geo-coded data for metropolitan retail markets. The Annals of Regional Science52(2), 385-408.

Teaching and Supervisions

  • Land and Urban Economics (Paper 11)

  • Spatial economics (PGR03)

  • The Macroeconomy and Housing (RE04)

Associate Professor in Spatial Economics and Real Estate
Fellow in Economics and Land Economy, Sidney Sussex College
Director of Studies, Sidney Sussex College
Dr Ozge  Oner
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