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

Regional Innovation Ecosystems

Executive Summary This report examines a wide range of factors that support technological innovation and entrepreneurship in major Canadian city-regions with a special focus on urban areas in Ontario. The … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Spatial Scale of Innovation

This report was commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation. It mainly examines the geography of patenting activity in Ontario and the spatial relationships between co-inventors. The lead … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Innovation and R&D Profiles for 11 City-regions

Consider Canada commission Local IDEAs to prepare a series of reports on the state of the 11 cities that they represent. One set of these reports used a range of … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment