Local IDEAs

Local Indicator Database for Economic Analysis

Research on the impact of Nortel’s demise on the Ottawa-Gatineau ICT cluster

On August 21, 2015 along with my colleague from University College Dublin, Dieter Kogler, I presented preliminary research on the impact of Nortel’s demise on the Ottawa-Gatineau ICT cluster at … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cluster Atlas of Canada

Report Highlights This report identifies where the major industrial clusters exist within Canada and provides indicators of their relative performance. The purpose is to provide a comprehensive overview of the … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

Anchor Firms and Clusters

Executive summary The main purpose of this report is to assess the relative impacts of industrial clusters and anchor firms on economic prosperity. Industrial clusters are known to provide economic … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

High Growth Firms and Clusters

Report Highlights Over half (55%) of all high growth firms are located within just 13 local clusters 58.3% of all aerospace HGFs are in just four clusters (Montreal, Winnipeg, Toronto, … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cluster Research

The Innovation Systems Research Network (ISRN) undertook a SSHRC funded 5-year study on industrial clusters in Canadian city-regions from 2001-2005. Initially the project was a set of qualitative case studies … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Local IDEAs Blog

Welcome! The purpose of this blog is to provide an outlet for the work being done by Local IDEAs (Indicator Database for Economic Analysis) at the Munk School of Global … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment