Eda Ustaoglu has a PhD in Planning and Public Policy from the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, and until 2015 she worked at the European Commission-Joint Research Centre-Ispra as a scientific officer. In the following periods, she worked as a post-doc researcher at the Department of Geomatics Engineering at Gebze Technical University and College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Koc University in Turkey. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Abdullah Gul University, Turkey. Over the past years, she has been involved in various projects, university studies and research activities in line with her graduate and post-graduate studies, which are directly related to the field of urban and environmental studies. Her research interests include urban economics, transport policy and planning, transport infrastructure appraisal, spatial economics and land use research.