Scientific Researchers

Elise Machline


Elise Machline, PhD, is a researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic research (LISER), urban development and mobility department. She received her PhD from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in cooperation with Ben Gurion University of the Negev (2018), on the socio-economic impacts of “green” buildings. Her research interests lie in sustainable urban planning, eco-neighborhood sustainability assessment, socio-economic impacts of “green” buildings, international comparisons, and eco-gentrification. 

Projects I’ve been working on

Yavneh, Israel



Machline, E., Pearlmutter, D., & Schwartz, M., Pech, P. (2020)Green-neighbourhoods and Eco-gentrification: A tale of two countries. Ed. Springer Nature, New York

Book section

Machline, E. (2019) ‘Yavneh, Israel: ‘Green’ neighborhood or ‘greenwash?’   in About, C., Doussard, C., Holden, M. (re)Penser ville du XXIe siecle: 20 ans d’écoquartiers à l’international. Ed. Dunod/Colin, Paris.


Machline, E., Pearlmutter, & Schwartz, M. (2016). Parisian eco-districts: low energy and affordable housing? Building Research & Information, In Press 1-17. doi:10.1080/09613218.2016.1258852

Machline, E., Schwartz, M. (2017) Demographic decline in a rural periphery-The Eshkol region in Israel. International Journal of Rural Management 13(2). pp. 115–139 doi: 10.1177/0973005217721007

Machline, E., Pearlmutter, D., & Schwartz, M. (2018) ‘Green’ value in Israel: Measuring the effects of environmental certification on apartment prices. Journal of Sustainable Development 11(5) doi:10.5539/jsd.v11n5p162