Jason Spicer, Assistant Professor
U of T St. George
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Political Economy
MCP (City Planning); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
BA (Hons), Economics; Johns Hopkins
BA (Hons), Sociology; Johns Hopkins
Phone: (416) 978-6640
Location: Room 5036, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street)
- politics of urban and regional economic inequality
- urban, regional and community economic development
- cooperatives, alternative enterprises, and the social economy
- institutions, organizations, and strategic action fields
Teaching This Academic Year:
JPG1525 Urban, Regional and Community Economic Development
GGR339 Urban Geography, Planning and Political Processes
PLA1105 Planning Decision Methods II
Spicer, J., Kay, T., Ganz, M. 2019. Social Entrepreneurship as Field Encroachment: How A Neoliberal Social Movement Constructed a New Field, Socio-Economic Review, 17 (1), pp. 195-227.
Spicer, J. 2018. Electoral Systems, Regional Resentment and the Surprising Success of Anglo-American Populism. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 11 (1), pp. 115–141.
Ganz, M., Kay, T., Spicer, J. 2018. Social Enterprise is Not Social Change. Stanford Social Innovation Review 16 (2).
Spicer, J., Steil, J. 2017. Review, Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Journal of Economic Geography, 17 (4), pp. 921–923.
Spicer, J. 2017. How Shared Ownership Reforms Can Address Popular Anger about an Unequal Economy. Scholars Strategy Network Policy Brief.
Cities and Everyday Life, Political Spaces