Erwin van der Krabben is Professor of Planning and Property Development in the Department of Planning at Radboud University. He is also Honorary Professor in Planning and Real Estate Development at The University of Hong Kong.
Professor van der Krabben studied Town and Country Planning at Radboud University and holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from Tilburg University. His research focuses on the interplay between urban planning, land policy, and land and real estate markets, as well as the design, analysis, evaluation and experimental testing of different types of interventions in land and real estate markets. A growing number of his research projects have a global orientation, with on-going research and collaborations in Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea and China. In 2017 he was awarded a fellowship in the Lincoln Institute China Programme for his research into value capture and transit oriented development in Chinese cities.
Professionally, Professor van der Krabben co-founded the Dutch real estate consultancy firm Stec Groep in 1996. He has been regularly advising local, regional and national authorities in the fields of land policy, value capturing and transit oriented development, and is frequently invited to address both industry and government audiences on such topics.