Dylan Simone, Human Geography PhD Student

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Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Other Degrees:
MA Geography, University of Toronto (2014)
BA Geography, McMaster University (2013)

Contact Information:


Research Interests:

  • Political Economy of Housing and Mortgage Markets
  • Geographies of Immigration, Migration, Refugees
  • Finance, Financialization and Financial Crises
  • ‘Big’ Data and the Politics of Inclusion
  • Urban Inequality and Neighbourhood Change
  • Urban/Economic/Social/Political/Critical Theory

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles

  • Walks, A., Hawes, E., Simone, D. (2021). Gentrification in Large Canadian Cities: Tenure, Age, and Exclusionary Displacement, 1991-2011. Urban Geography. Online-first.
  • Simone, D., Walks, A. (2019). Immigration, Race, Mortgage Lending, and the Geography of Debt in Canada’s Global Cities. Geoforum 98: 286-299.
  • Walks, A., Simone, D. (2016). Neoliberalization through Housing Finance, the Displacement of Risk, and Canadian Housing Policy: Challenging Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis. Research in Political Economy 31: 49-77.
  • Fisher, K., Newbold, KB., Simone, D., Eckel, L. (2016). Rural Lifestyle, Chronic Illness, and an Old Order Mennonite Community. Journal of Mennonite Studies 34: 123-150.
  • Newbold, KB., Simone, D. (2015). Comparing disability amongst immigrants and native-born in Canada. Social Science & Medicine 145: 53-62. DOI10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.035
  • Simone, D., Newbold, KB. (2014). Housing Trajectories Across the Urban Hierarchy: Analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada, 2001-2005. Housing Studies 29(8): 1096-1116. DOI:10.1080/02673037.2014.933782
  • Simone, D., Kitchen, P., Williams, A., DeLuca, P. (2014). Voter Turnout in Hamilton, Canada: Accounting for Discrepancies Between Self-reported and Official Turnout in Three Neighbourhoods. Canadian Journal of Regional Science 37(1): 11-17.
  • Simone, D., Eyles, J., Newbold, KB., Kitchen, P., Williams, A. (2012). Neighbourhood Air Quality in Hamilton: Who is Concerned? Perceptions from Three Neighbourhoods. Social Indicators Research 108(2): 239-255. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-012-0064-2.
  • Kitchen, P., Williams, A., Simone D. (2012). Measuring Social Capital in Hamilton, Ontario. Social Indicators Research 108(2): 215-238. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-012-0063-3.

Research Reports

Book Chapters

Book Reviews

  • Simone, D. (2016). Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Thomas Piketty, (2014). ISBN 978-0674430006. Urban Studies 53(8): 1747-1749.
  • Simone, D. (2014). Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis: The Uneven Impact on Households. Ray Forrest and Ngai-Ming Yip (Eds), (2011). ISBN 978-1849803755. Urban Studies 51(5): 1090-1092.

Research Clusters:
Cities and Everyday Life, Nature, Society and Environmental Change, Political Spaces