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Markus Moos

markusTitle/Position: Associate Director, Graduate Studies & 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. (2015). “From gentrification to youthification? The increasing importance of young age in delineating high-density living.” Urban Studies. DOI: 10.1177/0042098015603292

Moos, M., Wilkin, T., Seasons, M. and Chase, G. (2015) “Planning for housing in a time of growing employment precarity.” Plan Canada. Spring, 12-17.

Moos, M. and Mendez, P. (2014) “Suburban ways of living and the geography of income: How homeownership, single-family dwellings and automobile use define the metropolitan social space.” Urban Studies. 52(10), 1864-1882.

Porter, C. and Moos, M. (2014) “Growing food in the suburbs: Estimating the land potential for sub-urban agriculture in Waterloo, Ontario.” Planning Practice and Research. 29(2), 152-170.

Moos, M. (2014) “Generationed” space: Societal restructuring and young adults’ changing location patterns. The Canadian Geographer. 58(1), 11-33.

Moos, M. (2014) Generational Dimensions of Neoliberal and Post-Fordist Restructuring: The Changing Characteristics of Young Adults and Growing Income Inequality in Montreal and Vancouver. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 38(6), 2078-2102.

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.