Québec has a very long coast and some rather remote coastal regions. Maritime policy is therefore important from the perspective of regional development, and intersects with my interest in innovation. David Doloreux and I have looked into some questions surrounding maritime sectors and the development of maritime regions.
Doloreux, D. & R.Shearmur, 2019, Moving Clusters to the next level: Canada’s ocean Supercluster, Marine Policy, 98, 33-36
Doloreux, D., R.Shearmur and D.Figueiredo, 2016, Québec’s coastal maritime cluster: its impact on regional economic development, 2001-2011, Marine Policy, 71, 201-09
Doloreux, D., and R.Shearmur, 2009, Maritime clusters in diverse regional contexts: the case of Canada, Marine Policy, 33, 520-527
Doloreux, D., R.Shearmur and P.Chenard, 2007, La création et le développement de clusters maritimes au Canada et en Europe, Revue d’Economie Régionale et Urbaine, 2007.3, 1-27
Doloreux, D. and R.Shearmur, 2006, ‘Regional development in sparsely populated areas: the case of Quebec’s missing maritime cluster’, Revue des Sciences Régionales Canadiennes, 29.2, 195-220