Manuel B. Aalbers

Managing Editor

Manuel B. Aalbers is Associate Professor of Geography at KU Leuven, where he leads an ERC project and research group on the intersection of real estate, finance and states. He has also published on financialization, redlining, social exclusion, neoliberalism, mortgage markets, the privatization of social housing, neighborhood decline and gentrification. He is the author of Place, Exclusion, and Mortgage Markets (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) and The Financialization of Housing: A Political Economy Approach (Routledge, 2016), editor of Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and associate editor of Encyclopedia of Urban Studies (Sage, 2010).