Edwin Buitelaar works as a senior researcher and programme leader at the PBL
Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, as an extraordinary professor in land and real estate development at Utrecht University and as a research fellow at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate. Before he moved there to PBL before the end of 2007, he worked as a lecturer (assistant professor) and a researcher in the Department of Spatial Planning of the Radboud University Nijmegen. He does research into land development, land-use planning, planning law and (social) housing, and publishes frequently on those issues in international journals such as Urban Studies, Environment and Planning A, European Planning Studies and Land Use Policy.