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Department : Public & Private Policy
Teaching Professor
Campus de Cergy



Teaching professor at ESSEC Business School, in the Public-Private Policy Department, Patrice Noisette is teaching Urban Economics, Territorial Strategic Development and Urban Planning in pre-experience and executive graduate and post-graduate programmes. He is involved in the development of the Chair of Urban Economics, whose creation he took part in (1987). Among the pioneers of urban marketing in France in the 1980’s, he recently published Le marketing urbain. Tome 1 : théorie et méthodes with Franck Vallérugo (L’Aube, 2018). From 1975 to 2010 he practiced mostly in applied research and consulting for local authorities, national or international public bodies and large companies (strategic development of cities and territories, urban planning and design, public facilities, urban renewal, public-private partnerships…). He joined the ESSEC Faculty in 2011. He is notably academic director of the Advanced Masters in Urban and Real Estate Management.


  • 1984 : Doctorat in Geography (urbanism) (Université Paris 8, France)
  • 1975 : CES in urbanism (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France)
  • 1975 : MSc in Management (ESSEC Business School, France)


    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2019 - Present : Teaching Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2011 - 2019 : Associate Teaching Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2020 - Present : Other (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2020 - Present : Other (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2020 - Present : Track Head (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2017 - 2020 : Co-Head of the Public and Private Policy Department (ESSEC Business School, France)

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Book chapters

Conference Proceedings

Research activities

    Member of an academic association

  • 2008 : - Present : Member, Regional Science Association International (RSAI / ASRDLF), France

Professional activities

    Member of an professional association, of an expert group or of a board of directors

  • 2017 : - Present : External member of the Board, Social Housing Institute for CSR, France
  • 2015 : - Present : Fellow RICS, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), United Kingdom