Pierre Desrochers

University of Toronto - Department of Geography

Professor

Mississauga, Ontario

Canada

http://eratos.erin.utoronto.ca/desrochers/

PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

2048 Analysis Drive

Suite A

Bozeman, MT 59718

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Yes We Have No Bananas: A Critique of the 'Food Miles' Perspective

Mercatus Policy Series No. 8
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Hiroko Shimizu and Pierre Desrochers
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Department of Geography
Downloads 441 (44,214)

Abstract:

food miles, agri-business, sustainable development

2.

The Next Silicon Valley? On the Relationship between Geographical Clustering and Public Policy

International Entrepreneurship Management Journal, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Gert-Jan Hospers, Pierre Desrochers and Frederic Sautet
University of Twente, University of Toronto - Department of Geography and The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics
Downloads 190 (119,561)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Clustering, Geography, Innovation, Public policy, Austrian economics

3.

The Invisible Green Hand

Mercatus Policy Series, Policy Primer No. 7
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Pierre Desrochers and Andrew Reed
University of Toronto - Department of Geography and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 83 (230,544)

Abstract:

Free-market environmentalism, environmental regulations, property rights

4.

Silent Spring at 50, Chapter 1

Silent Spring at 50, p. 1, P. Desrochers, R. Meiners, & A. Morriss, eds., Cato Institute, 2012, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2176959
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Pierre Desrochers, Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss
University of Toronto - Department of Geography, University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M School of Law
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Abstract:

Environmentalism, DDT, Pesticides, Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

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Abstract:

Jane Jacobs, jacobs spillovers, jacobs externalities

6.

Entrepreneurial Policy: The Case of Regional Specialization vs. Spontaneous Industrial Diversity

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 813-832, September 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Pierre Desrochers and Frederic Sautet
University of Toronto - Department of Geography and The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

7.

Creative Cities and Regions: The Case for Local Economic Diversity

Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 59-69, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Pierre Desrochers and Samuli Leppl
University of Toronto - Department of Geography and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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8.

The Environmental Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits (by Creating Value within the Bounds of Private Property Rights)

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 161-204, 2010
Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Pierre Desrochers
University of Toronto - Department of Geography

Abstract:

9.

Victorian Pioneers of Corporate Sustainability

Business History Review, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 703-729, Winter 2009
Posted: 29 Jan 2010
Pierre Desrochers
University of Toronto - Department of Geography

Abstract:

Business and the Environment, Corporate Innovations, Corporate Responsiblity, Industrial Waste, Emissions, Pollution

10.

Silicon Somewhere: Is There a Need for Cluster Policy?

HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON INNOVATION AND CLUSTERS, Charlie Karlsson, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, Vol. 2, 2008
Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Gert-Jan Hospers, Frederic Sautet and Pierre Desrochers
University of Twente, The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Geography

Abstract:

Cluster, Entrepreneurship, Industrial Policy, Silicon Valley

11.

'Business as Usual' in the Industrial Age: (Relatively) Lean, Green and Eco-Efficient?

Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Pierre Desrochers and Karen Lam
University of Toronto - Department of Geography and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Abstract:

Peter Lund Simmonds, win-win innovation, industrial ecology, industrial symbiosis

12.

Did the Invisible Hand Need a Regulatory Glove to Develop a Green Thumb? Some Historical Perspective on Market Incentives, Win-Win Innovations and the Porter Hypothesis

Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 519-539, December 2008
Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Pierre Desrochers
University of Toronto - Department of Geography

Abstract:

Porter Hypothesis, By-products, Private property rights, Common law, Win-win innovation

13.

Diversity and the Case Against Specialized Clusters

HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON CLUSTERS, Charlie Karlsson, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, Vol. 1, 2008
Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Pierre Desrochers, Frederic Sautet and Gert-Jan Hospers
University of Toronto - Department of Geography, The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics and University of Twente

Abstract:

Clusters, Cluster Policy, Michael Porter, Diversity

14.

Cluster-Based Economic Strategy, Facilitation Policy and the Market Process

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 17, Nos. 2-3, 2004
Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Pierre Desrochers and Frederic Sautet
University of Toronto - Department of Geography and The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics

Abstract:

Michael Porter, cluster, industrial policy, industrial districts, regional development