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Aaron Moore

Political Science


Aaron Moore Title: Associate Professor
Office: 6L13
Building: Lockhart Hall
Email: aa.moore@uwinnipeg.ca

Biography:

Aaron Moore (BA Hons, University of Toronto, 2004; MA, University of Western Ontario, 2005; PhD, University of Western Ontario, 2009) is an expert on urban politics and public policy. His interests include: the politics and governance of urban development and planning, municipal governance and finance, the governance and finance of infrastructure, municipal elections, and urban public administration. He is currently a fellow at the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of City Planning, University of Manitoba.



Research Interests:
Urban Politics/Public Policy

Publications:

Double-blind Peer-reviewed Books:

Moore, Aaron A. 2013. Planning politics in Toronto: The Ontario Municipal Board and urban development. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. http://www.utppublishing.com/Planning-Politics-in-Toronto-The-Ontario-Municipal-Board-and-Urban-Development.html

Finalist for the 2014 Speaker’s Book Award – Awarded by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario


Double-blind Peer-reviewed Articles

Valverde, Mariana, and Aaron Moore. 2018. The performance of transparency in public-private infrastructure project governance: The Politics of documentary practice. Urban Studies X(xx): 1-16. Published online first. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098017741404

Caruana, Nicholas, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron A. Moore, and Laura B. Stephenson. 2018. Voting “Ford” or against: Understanding strategic voting in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election. Social Science Quarterly 99(1) 231-245. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12359

Moore, Aaron A., and Jordana Wright. 2017. Toronto’s market-oriented subsidised housing PPPs: A risk worth the reward? Cities 69: 64-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.05.010

McGregor, R. Michael, Aaron A. Moore, Samantha Jackson, Karen Bird, and Laura Stephenson. 2017. Why so few women and minorities in local politics? Incumbency and affinity voting in low information elections. Representations 53(2): 135-152. https://doi.org/10.1080/00344893.2017.1354909

Moore, Aaron A., R. Michael McGregor, and Laura B. Stephenson. 2017. Paying Attention and the Incumbency Effect:  Voting Behaviour in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election. International Political Science Review 38(1): 85-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192512115616268

Anderson, Cameron, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron A. Moore, and Laura B. Stephenson. 2017. Economic voting and multilevel governance: The case of Toronto. Urban Affairs Review 53(1): 71-101. https://doi.org/10.1177/1078087415617302

Moore, Aaron A. 2016. Decentralized decision-making and urban planning: A case study of density for benefit agreements in Toronto and Vancouver. Canadian Public Administration 59(3): 425-47. https://doi.org/10.1111/capa.12179

McGregor, R. Michael, Aaron A. Moore, and Laura B. Stephenson. 2016. Political attitudes and behaviour in a non-partisan environment: Toronto 2014. Canadian Journal of Political Science 49(2): 311-33 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008423916000573

Bird, Karen, Samantha Jackson, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron A. Moore. Laura B. Stephenson. 2016. Sex (and Ethnicity) in the City: Affinity voting in the 2014 Toronto Mayoral Election. Canadian Journal of Political Science 49(2): 359-83.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008423916000536

Moore, Aaron A. 2014. Comparing the politics of urban development in American and Canadian cities: The myth of the north-south divide. International Journal of Canadian Studies 49(1): 229-52. http://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/ijcs.49.229.

 

Double-blind Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

Stephenson, Laura B., R. Michael McGregor, and Aaron A. Moore. Forthcoming 2018. Sins of the brother: Partisanship and accountability in Toronto 2014. Chapter 1 in Accountability and Responsiveness at the Municipal Level: Views from Canada. Edited by Sandra Breux and Jérôme Couture. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. http://www.mqup.ca/accountability-and-responsiveness-at-the-municipal-level-products-9780773553293.php

Horak, Martin, and Aaron A. Moore. 2015. Policy shift without institutional change: The precarious place of neighbourhood revitalization in Toronto. In Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Post-industrial City. Edited by Clarence N. Stone and Robert P. Stoker. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/U/bo21163279.html


Policy Reports

Moore, Aaron A. 2018. Buildings with benefits: The defect of density bonusing. C.D. Howe Institute E-Brief. Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute. https://www.cdhowe.org/public-policy-research/buildings-benefits-defect-density-bonusing

Moore, Aaron A. 2017. The potential and consequences of municipal reform. IMFG Perspectives No.20. Toronto: Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/research/doc/?doc_id=439

Moore, Aaron A. 2013. Trading density for benefits: Toronto and Vancouver compared. IMFG Papers on Municipal Finance and Governance No. 13. Toronto: Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/research/doc/?doc_id=220

Moore, Aaron A. 2013. Trading density for benefits: Section 37 agreements in Toronto. IMFG Perspectives No.2. Toronto: Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/research/doc/?doc_id=221


Editorials and Columns

Moore, Aaron A. 2018. Why Ontario’s planning act needs major changes. Op-ed. Toronto Star. April 23.

Moore, Aaron A. 2016. The perils of civic myopia. Op-ed. Winnipeg Free Press. 7 March.

Moore, Aaron A. 2014. The tale of two mayors. Op-ed. Winnipeg Free Press. 17 September, A9.

Moore, Aaron A. 2012. Improving planning policy in Ontario. Guest Column. AMO Watchfile, 12 January.


Other Publications

Moore, Aaron A. 2016. Winnipeg and the Election: Vote shifts, development, and deferred maintenance. In Understanding the Manitoba Election 2016: Campaigns, Participation, Issue, Place. Edited by Karine Levasseur, Andrea Rounce, Barry Ferguson, and Royce Koop. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press. https://uofmpress.ca/files/manitoba_election2016.pdf

          2010.   The governance of Toronto: Challenges of size and complexity(with Richard Stren, Elinor Rae, Frank Cunningham, Lionel Feldman, Gabriel Edelman, Andrew Sancton, Andre Sorensen, and Mariana Valverde). Cities Centre, University of Toronto (online). http://collections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/citiescentre%3A8937#page/1/mode/1up