Lan Deng, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

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Dr. Lan Deng is an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. She received her Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California-Berkeley and her M.S. in Geography from Peking University. Dr. Deng’s research and teaching interests fall broadly broadly in the areas of housing, real estate, and local public finance. She is particularly interested in examining and evaluating the different types of interventions directed toward housing and real estate development, ranging from government housing programs to grassroots community-based initiatives. Her current research examines the year-15 challenges Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs in Detroit face, as well as housing market dynamics and housing policy issues in China. 

Current Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Housing policies in both China and the US
  • Real estate and urban development
  • Local public finance

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Research Areas: HousingCommunity Development

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