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Department of Spatial Planning

Cornelia Roboger

Research assistant & PhD student

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Phone: 0231 755-2428

Fax: 0231 755-4886

Office: GB III, Room 3.219

Office hours: By arrangement

Cornelia recently completed her MSc Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University. In her master's thesis, she explored the allocative effects of property taxes and investigated their consideration in the political decision making process of the german property tax reform and municipal practice. With this, she built a special expertise on the land value tax.

Currently, she is developing her PhD to the topic: Understanding strategies of densification. For this, she investigates the understanding of the policy goal of densification and the strategies of different actors in the process.

In the SUBDENSE project, Cornelia collaborates with partners from Liverpool (UK), Paris (FR), Dresden (DE) and TU Dortmund on the topic of suburban densification. Here, she focuses on the topic of land policy.

2023-today - PhD student at SUBDENSE project

2020-2022 - MSc Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University
MSc thesis: "Taxing land - effects of a land value tax for an efficient land use"

2016-2020 - BSc Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University

03.05.2023: "The land value tax: A land policy instrument for densification" - Presentation at the Planning, Law, and Property Rights (PLPR) conference at the University of Michigan.

13.03.2023 : "Understanding polyrationalities of space, actors, and policies on
suburban densification
" - Presentation at the workshop Governance & Densification at ETH Zurich