Dr Elham Bahmanteymouri

Bachelor of Economics, Master of Urban and Regional planning, PhD in Planning

Research | Current

Planning Theory - Applying critical logic approach in planning theory and practice

Different modes of reasoning - Methodology of Research

Urban and Regional Economics

Land Economics, Land-use Planning, Housing Policies, Urban Growth Management Policies

Teaching | Current

URBPLAN 102 - Urban Planning Economic 

URBPLAN 304 - Urban Land Economics 

URBPLAN 707 - Urban Economic Development

Postgraduate supervision

I supervise PhD Thesis and Master of Planning Thesis as well as Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) Dissertation in my area of expertise. 

Areas of expertise

Urban Land Economics

Urban Economics

Urban Growth Management Policy

Planning Theory  

Critical Thinking 

Logic-Based Analysis of Planning Practices

Political Economy of Space 

The Experience Economy 

Sharing Economy  

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2018). The Neoliberal Fantasy. Paper presented at The Return of Economic Planning, Auckland, New Zealand. 21 February - 23 February 2018.
  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2018). The circuits of surplus value as the financing mechanism of urban development in Ellenbrook. Paper presented at Housing Theory Symposium, School of Geography and Sustainable Communities, University of Wollongong. 5 February - 6 February 2018. The Financialisation of Housing. Related URL.
  • Bahmanteymouri, E., & Mohammadzadeh, M. (2017). Free Market Failures Disavowal in the Auckland Housing Market. Paper presented at NZPI Conference, Wellington, New Zealand. 5 April - 7 April 2017. Proceedings of the 2017 Rodney Davies Research Symposium. (pp. 9). Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36462
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohsen Mohammadzadeh
  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2017). More land and houses means fewer affordable properties, academic says. Stuff.co.nz Related URL.
  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2017). Planning, urban land economics and urban economics. In C. Miller, L. Beattie (Eds.) Planning practice in New Zealand (pp. 229-241). Wellington, New Zealand: LexisNexis NZ.
  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2016). An ontological investigation of urban growth management policies under neoliberalism The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31353
  • Bahmanteymouri, E., & Mohammadzadeh, M. (2013). Planning practices in informal settlements as (counter-hegemonic) planning. Paper presented at AESOP / ACSP Joint Congress 2013: Planning for resilient cities and regions, University College Dublin, Ireland. 15 July - 17 July 2013. AESOP / ACSP 5th Joint Congress 2013: Planning for resilient cities and regions: eBook of abstracts.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mohsen Mohammadzadeh
  • Bahmanteymouri, E. (2012). Ideological mis-direction: Iran’s low income housing policy or surfing plebeian emotions. Paper presented at AESOP 26th Annual Congress, Ankara, Turkey. 11 July - 15 July 2012. Proceedings of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) 26th Annual congress, Planning to achieve : The need for new discourses and practices in spatial development and planning.

Contact details

Primary office location

ARCHITECTURE - WEST - Bldg 421W
Level 4, Room 408
26 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand