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“It gives me energy to apply scientific techniques to solve real world challenges.”

Research profile

Ioulia (Julia) Ossokina is urban economist and assistant professor of housing research and modelling at the department of Built environment, TU/e. Ioulia’s areas of expertise include economic analysis of cities, big data, real estate and transport markets. In her research she uses modern econometric and data science techniques. 

Her models answer questions such as: Why do people choose to live and work in cities? What are the effects of investments in urban transportation on the demand for housing? Which retail and office locations are more likely to have high rents and which high vacancies? Ioulia's studies are mainly empirical and are based on (big) data. Her research frequently benefits from cooperation with experts from various governmental and market organizations.

Academic background

Ioulia Ossokina received her PhD in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2003. She also holds an MSc in Economics from Tilburg University. From 2003 to 2016 she worked for CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and was affiliated with the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her research fields included project assessment, cost-benefit analysis, real estate markets, urban and transportation economics.

Ioulia has published both scientific and policy-related work and serves as a referee and guest editor for Dutch and international journals. She is member of several national and international networks of urban and transportation economists.

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welfare Social Sciences
land use Earth & Environmental Sciences
architectural design Earth & Environmental Sciences
homeowner Earth & Environmental Sciences
housing Social Sciences
urban development Earth & Environmental Sciences
incentive Earth & Environmental Sciences
automation Social Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2020

4 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Land use, worker heterogeneity and welfare benefits of public goods

Teulings, C. N., Ossokina, I. V. & de Groot, H. L. F., 2018, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 103, p. 67-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
land use
educational attainment
9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Urban traffic externalities: quasi-experimental evidence from housing prices

Ossokina, I. V. & Verweij, G., 2015, In : Regional Science and Urban Economics. 55, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

traffic volume
cross-sectional study
2 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and welfare effects of automated driving: Will cities grow, decline or both?

Gelauff, G., Ossokina, I. & Teulings, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Transportation Research. Part A: Policy and Practice. 121, p. 277-294 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Railroad cars

Verduurzaming van de huurwoningen: rol van motivatie en communicatie

Ossokina, I. V., Kerperien, S. & Arentze, T. A., 2020, In : Real Estate Research Quarterly. 2020, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Best living concepts for elderly homeowners: combining a stated choice experiment with architectural design

Ossokina, I. V., Arentze, T. A., van Gameren, D. & van den Heuvel, D., 19 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
architectural design
willingness to pay
target group

Activities 2014 2019

Retail real estate transformation: role of market and the government

Ioulia V. Ossokina (Speaker)
17 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkProfessional

Spatial and welfare effects of automated driving: will cities grow, decline or both?

Ioulia V. Ossokina (Speaker)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Transportation and urban development: an economic view

Ioulia V. Ossokina (Speaker)
8 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPlenary talkProfessional

Regional Advisory Committee on Retail (region Eindhoven) (External organisation)

Ioulia V. Ossokina (Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeProfessional

International Transportation Economics Association (External organisation)

Ioulia V. Ossokina (Member)
2014 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of networkScientific


Housing markets and strategies

1/09/15 → …


Housing portfolio management

1/09/15 → …


Research and Statistics

1/09/13 → …


Student theses

Adding bricks to clicks: the main attributes of click-and-mortar shops influencing the shopping experience

Author: Hensbergen, M., 30 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 2) & Meijsing, D. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master


Automated valuation models for commercial real estate in the Netherlands: traditional regression versus machine learning techniques

Author: Hilgers, B., Oct 2018

Supervisor: Arentze, T. (Supervisor 1), Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 2) & Boeve, J. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master


Demand and supply of senior housing: a study using NVM data

Author: Van Vlaenderen, A., 30 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 1), Arentze, T. (Supervisor 2) & Borgers, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Feasibility of retailing in shrinking regions: the case of Parkstad

Author: Hoen, S., 30 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Rasouli, S. (Supervisor 1), Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 2) & Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master