AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2020 

Jul 10th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 AESOP Best Published Paper has been awarded to:

Financialization, Urban Governance and the Planning System: Utilizing ‘Development Viability’ as a Policy Narrative for the Liberalization of Ireland’s Post-Crash Planning System by Richard Waldron

The AESOP Committee states that “this paper presents a highly detailed and insightful account of the interaction between the property development industry, the financial sector and urban planning in Ireland. It highlights how a highly organised and influential lobby exerts sustained and significant influence on planning policy-making.”

To celebrate, the article is now free to view for the next 3 months. Further information on AESOP and the award can be found here.