Urban and regional economics
- M.C.P., University of California, Berkeley
- B.A. Psychology, Pitzer College
Dena Belzer is the founder and President of Strategic Economics. Ms. Belzer has over 30 years of experience working on urban economic issues ranging in scale from regional growth management strategies to individual development projects. Ms. Belzer’s specializations include transit-oriented development, economic development, infrastructure funding and financing, and project implementation. Ms. Belzer was a founding member of the Center for Transit Oriented Development and is a nationally recognized thought leader in the urban economics field, having served as an advisor and/or key speaker at activities sponsored by various groups including the Urban Land Institute, the American Planning Association, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Mayors Institute for City Design. Ms. Belzer currently holds the Cornish Chair for Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkely.
- Courses Taught
CYPLAN 220, The Urban and Regional Economy