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Michael Byrne

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
University College Dublin, School of Social Policy Social Work and Social Justice, Sheehy-Skeffington Building Belfield Dublin 4

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I am a lecturer in political economy at the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. My work is focused on urban political economy, in particular the relationship between the financial system and the built environment as well as the politics of housing and urban activism. My current work examines the political economy of the private rental sector.I am the co-founder of the Provisional University ( and also participate in the Dublin Tenants Association.