John Miron , Professor

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Home Campus:
U of T Scarborough

PhD:
University of Toronto (1974)

Other Degrees:
MSc University of Toronto (1972)
MA University of Pennsylvania (1970)
BA Queen's University (1969)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (416) 287-7287
Location: CUCC
Email:     miron@chass.utoronto.ca

Research Interests:

  • Location theory
  • Migration and regional economic growth
  • Demographic change and housing demand

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles

  • Miron, JR. 2015. The economic experiences of immigrants in Canada and the United States. In Teixeira, C, & Li, W (eds.), The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in US and Canadian Cities. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 207-­‐225.
  • Miron, JR. 2004. Housing Demand, Coping Strategy, and Selection Bias. Growth and Change 35(2). 220-261.
  • Miron, JR. 2002. Löschian spatial competition in an emerging retail industry. Geographical Analysis 34(1), 34‐61.
  • Miron, JR. 2001. Business cycle and homogeneity in the residential built environment: Canada, 1986-­‐1996. Urban Geography 22(2), 154‐174.
  • Miron, JR. 1999. Enumeration Area (EA) circles: a new accounting of neighborhood environments in Canada. Urban Geography 20(1), 31‐45.
  • Miron, JR, & Lo, L. 1997. A selection bias approach to destination choice. Geographical Analysis 29(2), 14­168.
  • Miron, JR. 1996. Affordability and the demand for separate accommodation. Environment and Planning A 28, 1997-2020.
  • Miron, JR. 1995. Place to place rent comparisons among Canadian cities. Geographical Analysis 27(2). 116-136.
  • Miron, JR. 1995. Private rental housing: the Canadian Experience. Urban Studies 32(3). 579‐604.
  • Miron, JR. 1990. Security of tenure, costly tenants, and rent regulation. Urban Studies 27(2), 167-184.
  • Miron, JR. 1989. Household formation, affordability, and housing policy. Population Research and Policy Review 8, 55-77.
  • Miron, JR. 1983. A replacement model of metropolitan expansion. Geographical Analysis 15, 107-127.
  • Miron, JR. 1982. Centrifugal relocation and back commuting from the metropolitan fringe. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 16, 239-­‐257.
  • Miron, JR, and Skarke, P. 1981. Non‐price information and price sustainability in the Koopmans-­‐Beckmann problem.
  • Miron, JR. 1979. Migration and urban economic growth. Regional Science and Urban Economics 9, 159‐183.
  • Miron, JR. 1978a. Dualistic spatial equilibrium and technical change. Journal of Regional Science 18, 337‐355.
  • Miron, JR. 1978. Job search perspectives on migration behaviour. Environment and Planning A, 10, 519‐535.
  • Miron, JR. 1978. Nucleated suburbanisation in a competitive market economy. Urban Studies 15, 223-229.
  • Miron, JR. 1975. Access, economic growth, and spatial dispersion. Journal of Regional Science 15, 151-164.
  • Miron, JR. 1973. On the estimation of a partial adjustment model with autocorrelated errors. International Economic Review 14, 653‐656.

Book Chapters

  • Miron, JR. 2001. Toronto. Beckel, L. (ed.), Megacities: the European Space Agency’s Contribution to a Better Understanding of a Global Challenge. Vienna, Austria: GEOSPACE Verlag. pp. 216-221.
  • Miron, JR. 2000. Cities as Real Estate. Bunting, T, and Filion, P. (eds.), Canadian Cities in Transition. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, pp 154-172.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. View from the door: a GIS study of neighbourhood environment. In Grafmeyer, Y, and Dansereau, F. (eds.), Trajectoires Familiales et Espaces de Vie en Milieu Urbain. Lyons. Presses Universitaires de Lyons. pp. 121-151.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Building cycle. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp 36-­37.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 39­‐40.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Capital gain. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp 40-41.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Carrying costs. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 41.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Common interest development. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 61‐62.
  • Miron  JR. 1998. Development permit. . Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p.118.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Do it yourself. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp 123-124.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Growing equity mortgage. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 202.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing completions. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p.261-262.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing demand. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 272-273.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing price. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 290-292.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing shortage. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp.292-293.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing starts. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 293-294.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Housing supply. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 299-300.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Lease. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 324-325.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Maintenance. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 346-347.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Market segmentation. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 353-354.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Price-level adjusted mortgage. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 427.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Security deposit. Van Vliet–, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 522-523.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Setback requirements. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p.531.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Shared appreciation mortgage. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 531.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Size of unit. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. pp. 541-542.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Space standards. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p. 551.
  • Miron, JR. 1998. Subdivision controls. Van Vliet, W. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Housing. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. p.562.
  • Miron, JR. 1997. Improving national housing surveys: a choice-theoretic framework. Després, C, and Piché, D. Eds. Housing Surveys: Advances in Theory and Methods. Centre de recherche en aménagement et développement, Université Laval. 59-71. OCLC 43630537
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Chapter 1: on progress in housing Canadians. Miron, JR. (ed). House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians. 1945-1986. McGill-Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. pp 7-21.
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Chapter 2: demographic and economic factors in housing demand. Miron, JR. (ed). House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians. 1945-1986. McGill-Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. pp 22-40.
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Chapter 21: lessons learned From Canada’s postwar housing experience. Miron, JR. (ed). House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians. 1945-1986. McGill-Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. pp 353-370.
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Appendix A: glossary. Miron, JR. (ed). House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians. 1945-1986. McGill-Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. pp 391-410.
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Appendix B: key event chronology. Miron, JR. (ed). House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians. 1945-1986. McGill-Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. pp 411- 418.
  • Miron, JR. 1993. Demography, living arrangement, and the residential geography of Canadian Cities. Bourne, LS, and Ley, D. (eds.), The Changing  Social Geography of Canadian Cities. McGill-Queen’s University Press. pp 76-102.
  • Miron, JR. 1984. Spatial autocorrelation in regression analysis: a beginner’s guide. Gaile, GL, and Wilmott, CJ (eds.), Spatial Statistics and Models. D. Reidel Publishing Company. 201-222.
  • Miron, JR. 1982. Economic equilibrium in urban land use. Bourne, LS. (ed.), Internal Structure of the City: Readings on Urban Form, Growth, and Policy. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press. 124-136.
  • Miron, JR. 1976. City size and land rents in a closed model of urban spatial structure. Papageorgiou, GJ, (ed.), Mathematical  Land Use Theory. Lexington. 79-95.
  • Miron, JR. 1974. Long-range employment forecasting for the Toronto Metropolitan Region. Bourne, LS, & Simmons, JW. (eds.) Urban Futures for Central Canada: Perspectives on Forecasting Urban Growth and Form. University of Toronto Press. 79-94. ISBN 02021441 0802062431 OCLC 1054050.

Books

  • Miron, JR. 2010. The Geography of Competition: Prices, Firms, and Localization. Springer Science+Business Media. ISBN 978‐1-4419-5625-5. e-­‐ISBN 978-1-4419-5626-2. xxiv, 456 pp.
  • Miron, JR. (ed.) 1993. Habitation et milieu de vie: l’évolution du logement au Canada, 1945 à 1986. McGill University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. ISBN 0773511210. OCLC 29597318. French translation of 1993b.Miron, JR. (ed). 1993. House, Home, and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians, 1945–1986 . McGill–Queen’s University Press and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. 454 p. ISBN 0773511210 OCLC 66149051.
  • Miron, JR. 1988. Housing in Postwar Canada: Demographic Change, Household Formation and Housing Demand. Montréal: McGill–Queen’s Press. 309 p. ISBN 0773506144. OCLC 19513816.
  • Miron, JR, & Cullingworth, JB. 1983. Rent Control: Impacts on Income Distribution, Affordability, and Security of Tenure. Toronto: Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto. 189 p. OCLC 10530226.
  • Miron, JR. 2010. The Geography of Competition: Prices, Firms, and Localization. Springer Science+Business Media. ISBN 978-1-4419-5625‐5. e-ISBN 978-1-4419‐5626-2. xxiv, 456 pp.