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Aaron Moore

Political Science


Aaron Moore Title: Associate Professor
Office: 6L08
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.


Research Interests:
Urban Politics/Public Policy

Publications:

Refereed 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

 

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

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

Caruana, Nicholas, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron A. Moore, and Laura B. Stephenson. 2017. Voting “Ford” or against: Understanding strategic voting in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election. Social Science Quarterly XX(X):xx. Published online first. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12359

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): 71-1 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                                                                

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

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


Other Publications

 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


2016. The perils of civic myopia. Op-ed. Winnipeg Free Press. 7 March.


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


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


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


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


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