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. 24, No. 2, Summer

A Comparison of the Industrial and Market Characteristics of Canadian and US Firms in the Commercial Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Sector
Abstracts: "A Comparison of the Industrial and Market Characteristics of Canadian and US Firms in the Commercial Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Sector". This paper compares the industrial, technological, and market characteristics of Canadian...
Commercial Alternative Dispute Resolution in Cascadia *
Abstracts: "Commercial Alternative Dispute Resolution in Cascadia". The paper focuses on the interface between two recent trends in the context of NAFTA: regionalism in the Pacific Northwest and ADR. The purpose of the research is to study the use...
Implicit Prices for Resource Quality Investments in Quebec's Agricultural Land Market
Abstracts: "Implicit Prices for Resource Quality Investments in Quebec's Agricultural Land Market". Public concern for the sustainability of agriculture has resulted in the development of policies and projects to protect the agricultural land resource...
Les Systemes Locaux D'innovation: Quelle Portee Pour Les Pays Moins Avances? * (Research Notes/Notes De Recherche)
Abstracts: "Local Systems of Innovation What Potential for Less Advanced Countries?" [Les systemes locaux d'innovation: Queue portee pour les pays moins avances?]. This reflection stems from the observation that the concept of 'local innovation system'...
Mentalite Ouvriere et Developpement Local
Abstracts: "Worker Mentality and Local Development" [Mentalite ouvriere et developpment local]. This article is inspired by the traditional Quebec monograph. It describes how the arrival of a cotton manufacturing industry at the foot of the Montmorency...
Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector in Canada: A Regional Perspective *
Abstracts: "Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector in Canada: A Regional Perspective". The agriculture and agri-food sector (AAFS) is a major contributor to the total Canadian greenhouse gas emissions, accounting...
Regional Differences in the Labour Market Response to Volunteers *
Abstracts: "Regional Differences in the Labour Market Response to Volunteers". Using a national survey on volunteering, this paper establishes that the regional labour markets reward volunteers over and above their non-volunteering counterparts. The...
The Local Dimension of Information Spillovers: A Critical Review of Empirical Evidence in the Case of Innovation *. (Dialogue)
Abstracts: "The Local Dimension of Information Spillovers: A Critical Review of Empirical Evidence in the Case of Innovation". The primary aim of this paper is to show that there is empirical evidence to support the theoretical claim of a link between...
Unequal Inequality: The Distribution of Individuals' Earnings by Province *
Abstracts: "Unequal Inequality: The Distribution of Individuals' Earnings by Province". This paper presents the results of an empirical analysis of earnings inequality at the provincial level based on the recently available Longitudinal Administrative...
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