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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research



Fareza’s research examines how and why institutional change in the governance of land in post colonial cities occurs and how it affects the current supply of and access to urban land for affordable housing, through a case study of Kuala Lumpur. 

Fareza is currently a Research Associate at the Khazanah Research Institute in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Prior to joining the Institute, she was a Research Associate with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Malaysia and before that, an economic analyst with Valuecap Sdn Bhd.

She holds a Master of Economics from the University of Malaya and graduated from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor with a BSc in Actuarial Mathematics and Economics.

Her PhD at the University of Cambridge is funded by Yayasan Khazanah.



Key publications: 

Nur Fareza Mustapha and Zarinah Yusof. 2014. Foreign Direct Investment Economic Growth Link in Malaysia and Singapore: Complimentary or Competing? GIABR Journal of Business, vol.1 (1): 142-150, ISSN No. 23245832. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

PhD Student: Land, history and housing: Colonial legacies and land tenure in Kuala Lumpur
 Fareza  Mustapha