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Roles & Responsibilities

Mark Stephens is Director of The Urban Institute and Professor of Public Policy at Heriot-Watt University.

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housing Social Sciences
housing policy Earth & Environmental Sciences
social housing Social Sciences
housing market Social Sciences
social security Social Sciences
welfare Social Sciences
regime Social Sciences
housing finance Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1999 2019

The homelessness monitor: Scotland 2019

Fitzpatrick, S., Pawson, H., Bramley, G., Watts, B., Wood, J., Stephens, M. & Blenkinsopp, J., Feb 2019, Crisis. 104 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2018 UK Housing Review: Autumn Briefing Paper

Stephens, M., Perry, J., Wilcox, S., Williams, P. & Young, G., 2018, Coventry: Chartered Institute of Housing. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


An assessment of historic attempts to capture land value uplift in the UK

Jones, C. A., Morgan, J. & Stephens, M., Apr 2018, Inverness: Scottish Land Commission. 57 p. (Commissioned Reports; no. 002)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
land value
human rights

Country level devolution: Scotland: SPDO Research Paper 1

Stephens, M. & Fitzpatrick, S., Nov 2018, London School of Economics & Political Science. 52 p. (Social Policies and Distributional Outcomes in a Changing Britain (SPDO) )

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

social housing
social security
research project

Homeownership, family composition and subjective wellbeing

Wu, W., Stephens, M., Du, M. & Wang, B., 25 Aug 2018, In : Cities.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home ownership
Subjective well-being
Affordable housing



Mark Stephens (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Election to learned society


Mark Stephens (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Election to learned society


Mark Stephens (Recipient), 2002

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 2001 2014

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Other

European Network for Housing Research Conference 2014

Stephens, M. (Organiser), Watts, E. E. (Organiser), Blenkinsopp, J. (Organiser)
30 Jun 20141 Jul 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Urban Studies (Journal)

Stephens, M. (Editor)
Jan 2009Dec 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Member International Peer Review Panel

Stephens, M. (Recipient)
2008 → …

Activity: Other

European Journal of Housing Policy (Journal)

Stephens, M. (Editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity