Master's from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Ph.D. in Urban Planning, UCLA
Areas of Interest:Land Use, Urban Economics
Taner Osman is a postdoctoral researcher at the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and an instructor in the Department of Urban Planning at UCLA.
He researches how local economic development and land use policies affect the performance of industries and regional economies, and also specializes in the impact of high-technology industries on local economies.
He is a co-author of the book, “The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies,” a comparative study of the Bay Area and Los Angeles economies.