Paper competition 2012

Winners of the price


  • Tomoko Kubo (Meiji University): Changes in the housing market in Tokyo - Focus on residential preference and condominium supply


  • Emmanuel Trouillard (University of Paris 7): Serviced residences in the Paris region : development of a financialized rental investment product
  • Pedro Chamusca (University of Porto): Urban regeneration and city centre governance in Porto

Paper competition 2012

IGU Urban Commission
Young Scholars Paper Competition 2012

The Urban Commission was delighted to announce the Young Scholars Paper Competition 2012. Participation was open to all Young Scholars (those under 35 years of age on July 1) participating in the IGU Urban Commission meeting in Dortmund/Cologne, Germany.

The prize fund for the winning paper is 6000 Danish kroners.

The Urban Commission Steering Committee will handle the adjudication process and will be chaired by Prof Wayne Davies. The judges’ decision will be final and there will be no correspondence regarding the decision. A full paper must be submitted by July 1st 2012 by the author in the following format:


PDF format
Maximum ten A4 pages (1.5 spacing)
Times New Roman 12 pt font
Images and tables should be included (all in black and white)

The submission of papers MUST be accompanied by the official entry form. Only papers submitted in this way will be judged as part of the competition. Papers and entry forms should be submitted by email to:

Prof Wayne Davies, Chair of the Evaluation Committee

with a copy to and (IGU Urban Commission coordinators of young scholar Committee)

Final date for submission: July 1st 2012


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