The Theory, Practice, and Potential of Regional Development: The Case of Canada
Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, and Bill Reimer (See bios below) Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, […]
Unexpected Impacts of Uneven Regional Economic Development: Newspapers
Anthony Frigon is a PhD Candidate in Geography at UCLA. He is interested in the relationship between industrial dynamics, labor and firm mobility, and regional economic development. His current projects focus on the role of technological proximity in agglomeration settings and spatial knowledge sourcing for multi-locational firms in Canada and the United States. The recent […]
Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science. It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]
2019 RSA North America Conference Plenary Speakers
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Joshua Barrett is Manager of Planning and Accountability for the Climate Change Branch in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this position, he oversees policy and strategy development initiatives related to climate change, including initiatives to raise public awareness engage the academic community and professional associations, manage and lead research and analysis initiatives, as […]
Shiri M. Breznitz
Shiri M. Breznitz is an Associate Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. An economic geographer, she specializes in innovation, technology, and regional economic development. Dr. Breznitz’s research focuses on economic development policies with a particular interest on the role of the university on regional, national, and international levels.
As a Canadian Ambassador for the RSA, I look forward to extending RSA activities in Canada and building new partnerships with colleagues in other regions. My areas of interest include: innovation systems; entrepreneurial processes and new venturing; science commercialisation; risk capital and private equity; and policy mechanisms and their evaluation.
C’est un honneur d’être un des ambassadeurs de la RSA représentant le Canada. Mon champ d’expertise est l’aménagement urbain à l’échelle métropolitaine. C’est à cette échelle que mes travaux cadrent le plus avec les principaux thèmes des études régionales. Mes projets, en tant qu’ambassadeur, sont de prendre le pouls de la recherche portant sur les […]