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)
- political and social movement responses to 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. forthcoming 2020.Worker and Community Ownership as an Economic Development Strategy: Innovative Rebirth or Tired Retread of a Failed Idea? Economic Development Quarterly.
Spicer, J., Manduca, R., Kay, T., forthcoming 2020. National Living Wage Movements in a Regional World: The Fight for $15 in the United States. LERA Annual Research Volume (Cornell University Press/ILR Press).
Casper-Futterman, E., Spicer, J.. 2019. The Just Transition, Economic Democracy, and the Green New Deal. Metropolitics.
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