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Markus Moos

Assistant Professor
School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo,


MCRI Projects: A1: Universal Benchmarking (Team Lead).

Research Interests: The changing economy and social structure of Canadian cities;  Housing and labour market restructuring; Residential location, commute patterns and urban form; Urban governance and planning; Sustainability policy and social justice in cities.


Selected Publications:

Moos, M. & Kramer, A. (2012). Atlas of Suburbanisms

Quastel, N., Moos, M. & Lynch, N. (2012). Sustainability as density and the return of the social: The case of Vancouver, British Columbia. Urban Geography33(7), 1055-1084.

Barnes, T., Hutton, T., Ley, D. & Moos, M. (2011). Vancouver: An entrepreneurial economy in a transnational city. In L. Bourne & T. Hutton (Eds.). Canadian Urban Regions: Trajectories of Growth and Change (pp. 291-328). Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Moos, M. & Skaburskis, A. (2010). The globalization of urban housing markets: Immigration and changing housing demand in Vancouver. Urban Geography, 31(6), 724-749.

Moos, M. & Skaburskis, A. (2009). Workplace restructuring and urban form: The changing national settlement patterns of the Canadian workforce. Journal of Urban Affairs, 32(1), 25-53.

Moos, M. & Skaburskis, A. (2008). The probability of single-family dwelling occupancy: Comparing home workers and commuters in Canadian cities. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 27(3), 319-340.

Skaburskis, A. & Moos, M. (2008). The redistribution of residential property values in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver: Examining neoclassical and Marxist views on changing investment patterns. Environment and Planning A, 40(4), 905-927.

Moos, M. & Skaburskis, A. (2007). The characteristics and location of home workers in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Urban Studies, 44(9), 1781-1808.