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. 29, No. 2, Summer

Foreign Investment and Growth vs. Development: A Comparative Study of Ireland and Wales */L'investissement Etranger et la Croissance vs le Developpement-Une Etude Comparative De l'Irlande et le Pays De Galles
The rapid growth and high levels of foreign investment in the Irish economy during the 1990s are often cited as a model for Canadian development policy. It is claimed that we should adopt low corporate profit taxes in "enterprise" zones to stimulate...
Governance and Regional Planning and Development in Quebec. Recent Trends and challenges/La Reforme De la Gouvernance Territoriale Quebecoise a L'epreuve Des Problemes D'amenagement et De Developpement
Regional planning and development has been affected by many changes in Quebec during the last decade. Numerous pieces of legislation and policies were adopted during that period by the Parti Quebecois government, and especially those relating to municipal...
Initial Destination Choices of Skilled-Worker Immigrants from South Asia to Canada: Assessment of the Relative Importance of Explanatory Factors */ Les Choix De Destination Initiale Des Immigrants Qualifies De l'Asie Du Sud Vers la Canada: Une Evaluation De L'importance Relative Des Facteurs Explicatifs
Using a multinomial logit model, this article explains the initial destination choices of skilled-worker immigrants from four South Asian countries (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka) who landed in Canada in 1992-2001, based on the micro data...
In Search of Regularities in the Location of Economic Activity: A North America-Wide Analysis of the Spatial Distrivution of High=order Services and manufacturing"/A la Recherche De Grandes Regularites Dans la Localisation De L'activite Economiqu. Analyse Du Tertiaire Superieur et De L'industrie Manufacturiere Pour L'espace Nord-Americaine
This article looks at the distribution of high-order services and manufacturing in North America--the United States and Canada--using a centre-periphery framework. The U.S. and Canada now use a common industrial classification system (NAICS), one of...
Regional Agglomeration of Major Risky Activities and Environmental Policies/ L'agglomeration Regionale Des Activites Comportant Des Risuques Majeures et Les Politiques Environnementales
Major industrial accidents have occurred and do continue to occur world-wide. They show the importance of good management of industrial/environmental risks which are likely to be amplified by a concentration of risky activities. Can public environmental...
Regional Development in Sparsely Populated Areas: The Case of Quebec's Missing Maritime Cluster */ le Developpement Regional Dans Des Regions a Densite Demographique Faible: Le Cas Du Cluster Maritime Manquante Manquant Au Quebec
The cluster concept has become very popular as a guiding principle for regional development policies. The objective of these policies is usually to support the local job market, and the way this is accomplished is by promoting industrial competitiveness...
The Formation of Urban Hierarchies Ib Remote Peripheral Regions: The Case of la reunion"/La Formation Des Hierarchies Urbaines Dans Les Regions Ultra-Peripheriques: Le Cas De la Reunion
Over the last few years, the increasing dissociation between work places, residential areas and leisure areas has modified contemporary urban spaces. The growing number of commuting trips between these places appear as important elements that should...
Voluntary Regional Co-Operation in Australia */ la Co-Operation Regionale Volontaire En Australie
Provincial and state governments in Canada and Australia have encouraged the development of regional cooperation as an alternative to local government consolidation. In Canada, this process has usually been a 'top-down' affair with provincial authorities...
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