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. 23, No. 2, Summer

Canadian Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.: A Discrete Choice Analysis Approach
Canadian researchers have traditionally been most concerned with incoming foreign direct investment (FDI). This preoccupation goes as far back as the late 1870s, when Canada's tariff policy resulted in a large inflow of foreign investment. The net...
Dynamism of Manufacturing SMEs in the North-Atlantic Islands: A Case Study
Research into industrial districts has enabled attention to be redirected towards the Marshallian externalities relating to the economies of conglomeration generated by the concentration of businesses on the same site and in the same sector (Beccatini...
Effects of Property Taxes and Development Charges on Urban Development: Perspectives of Planners, Developers, and Finance Officers in Toronto and Ottawa
City and regional planners in North America tend to agree that fostering growth is no longer their prime objective and that the peripheral expansion of cities creates a host of problems. The countryside is made beyond reach much of the time. Congestion...
Is Quebec Special in the Emerging North American Economy? Analysing the Impact of Continental Economic Integration on Canadian Regions
The object of this paper is twofold: * Building on previous work (Perez and Polese 1995, 1996; Paelinck and Polese 1999), to advance our thinking on modeling the regional impacts of continental integration, focusing on North America,a nd * To...
Marked for Success??? the Winnipeg Core Area Initiative's Approach to Uban Regeneration
Introduction The Problem of Inner-City Decline Major urban centres throughout the industrialised world reflect similar trends of physical, economic and social deterioration, along with population loss, in the inner city. Despite local differences,...
Spatial-Sectoral Home and Host Country Assessment of United States Direct Investent in Canada
There is a large body of empirical research describing the geographic patterns of, and the underlying reasons for, foreign direct investment (FDI). Generally, this research has been conducted at an aggregate level both spatially and sectorally. However,...
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