Canadian Journal of Regional Science

A scholarly journal publishing interdisciplinary research on Canadian regional and urban issues. The articles are written by academics from the disciplines of economics, geography, sociology and political science. The text is published in both English and

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, Summer

Canada-U.S. Interregional Trade, 1989-2001/la Commerce Interregional Canada-E.U., 1989-2001
Abstract Canada and the U.S. established two free trade agreements in recent years. The majority of research investigating the effects of these agreements is performed at the national level, potentially obscuring local effects from free trade. The...
From Part-Time Farming to Pluriactive Household: Typological Approach of Agricultural Pluriactivity in Quebec/De L'agriculteur a Temps Partiel Au Menage Pluriactif: Analyse Typologique De la Pluriactivite Agricole Au Quebec
Abstract Structural changes in farm productivity did not prevent part-time farming or multiple-job holding occurrence in Quebec's territory. However, the farm household conception of this complex phenomenon is not well understood. This paper highlights...
Ideal, Myth and Utopia: The Keys to Individual involvement/Ideal, Mythe et Utopie : Les Cles De L'engagement Public Individuel?
Abstract The goal of this article is twofold: to understand the relationships with everyday territory that influence individual political involvement and how these relationships motivate the types of development projects of the people invested in...
Inter-Provincial Migration and Regional Labour Market Conditions in Canada/Migration Interprovinciale et Conditions Du Marche Du Travail Regional Au Canada
Abstract It is well documented that regional labour market disparities are among the key factors in people's decision regarding where to move, live and work. In this paper, we build and estimate a reduced-form quarterly macro-econometric model to...
La Logique Sociale Du Developpement Territorial
La logique sociale du developpement territorial, Frank Moulaert et Jacques Nussbaumer (2009) Quebec : Presses de l'Universite du Quebec, pp. 153. ISBN: 2-7605-1373-4 Cet ouvrage cherche a faire le point sur les nombreux travaux menes par Frank Moulaert...
Local Development, Proximities and Productive Encounters: The Case of Development Dynamics in the Region of Toulouse/Developpement Local, Proximites et Rencontres Productives : Le Cas Des Dynamiques De Developpement Dans la Region De Toulouse
Abstract The first part of this contribution underlines the necessity of proposing a "dynamic" definition of what a territory is, and suggests characterising territory as an "active" combination of different dimensions of proximity. This analysis...
Productivity Disparities between American and Canadian High Tech Worker: The Human Capital and Knowledge spillovers/Disparites De Productivite Des Travailleurs Du Haut Savoir Canadiens et Americains : Le Capital Humain et Les Economies D'agglomeration Du Savoir
Abstract Following the first oil shock of 1973, there was a decline in the growth of productivity in Canada, as in the rest of the OECD countries. However, since the middle of the nineties, the productivity lag between the Canadian and United States...
Raising Geographical Indications in Quebec: An Outlook on Social Construction, Links with Territory and development/L'emergence Des Indications Geographiques Au Quebec : Construction, Liens Au Lieu, Protection et Valorisation
Abstract In Canada, and in particular in the Province of Quebec, productions based on local quality attributes have emerged, with a more or less strong link to local groups. This article is investigating the link between the concept of territory...
Urban World History: An Economic and Geographical Perspective
Urban World History: an Economic and Geographicai Perpective, Luc-Normand Tellier, Quebec: Presses de l'Universite du Quebec, Quebec, 2009, pp. 648. ISBN : 978-2-7605-1588-8 L'objectif de l'ouvrage est de nous expliciter le processus d'urbanisation...
Vineyard as a New Form of Suburban Development: An Econometrical approach/Dynamique Urbaine et Rente Fonciere Viticole Dans le Bordelais : Une Approche Econometrique De la Resistance
Abstract The subject of this article is the analysis of the interaction between urban Growth and the existence of a suburban quality Vineyard. Locations with natural characteristics, such as vineyard, are thought to be attractive residential and...
Welfare Costs of Border Delays: Numerical Calculations from a Canadian Regional Trade model/Les Couts En Bien-Etre Des Retards a la Frontiere: Analyse Numerique a L'aide D'un Modele Canadien De Commerce Regional
Abstract This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the welfare costs to Canada's provinces from border delays such as those that might occur as a result of post 9/11 security measures. The focus of the paper is on the provincial and sectoral...