Professor Rose Olfert is in the Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan.
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Innovation Related Publications
Books and Chapters in Books
Partridge, Mark D. and M. Rose Olfert, 2009. “North American Rural-Urban Evolution and Government Policy Response," in Globalization and the Rural-Urban Divide ed. M Gopinath and H. Kim. Seoul: Seoul National University Press
Jack C. Stabler and M. Rose Olfert, 2009. “One Hundred Years of Evolution in the Rural Economy”. In Jene Porter et. al. eds. Perspectives of Saskatchewan 1905-2005. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press
Jack C. Stabler and M. Rose Olfert, 2005. “The Economic Structure of Saskatchewan's Communities”. In Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center
M. Rose Olfert, 2005. “Farming in Saskatchewan”. In Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center
Papers in Refereed Journals
Pirness, Arvin, M. Rose Olfert, Mark D. Partridge and W. H. Furtan. Forthcoming. “Assessing the Impact of State Trading Enterprises.” International Economic Journal. Accepted April 1, 2011. First published online August 24, 2011. DOI:10.1080/10168737.2011.578145
Faggian, Alessandra, M. Rose Olfert and Mark D. Partridge. Forthcoming. "Inferring Regional Well-being from Individual Revealed Preferences: the ‘voting with your feet’ approach. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. First published online July 16, 2011 doi:10.1093/cjres/rsr016
Mark D. Partridge, Mark D. and M. Rose Olfert. 2011. “The Winners' Choice: Sustainable Economic Strategies for Mega Rural-Urban Regions”. Feature Article, Applied Economic Perspectives 33(2): 143-178.
Olfert, M. Rose, Murray Jelinski, Dimitrios Zikos, John Campbell. 2011. "Human Capital Drift up the Urban Hierarchy: An Example from Western Canada." Annals of Regional Science First published online My 25, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s00168-011-0448-2
Fallah, Belal N, Mark D. Partridge and M. Rose Olfert. 2010. "Urban Sprawl and Productivity: Evidence from U.S. Metropolitan Areas." Papers in Regional Science. Article first published online 23 Sept. 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1435-5957.2010.00330.x.
Olfert, M. Rose and Mark D. Partridge. 2010."Introduction: Best Practices in 21st Century Rural Development and Policy." Growth and Change 41(2): 147-164.
Partridge, Mark D., Md Kamar Ali, M. Rose Olfert. 2010. "Rural-to-Urban Commuting: Three Degrees of Integration." Growth and Change 41(2): 303-335.
Midmore, Peter, Mark D. Partridge, M. Rose Olfert and Kamar Ali. 2010. “The Evaluation of Rural Development Policy: Macro and Micro Perspectives”. Eurochoices 9 (1): 24-29.
Ali, Kamar, M. Rose Olfert and Mark D. Partridge. "Urban Footprints in Rural Canada: Employment Spillovers by City Size." Regional Studies 45(2): 239-260.
Partridge, Mark D., M. Rose Olfert and Kamar Ali. 2009. "Towards a Rural Development Policy: Lessons from the United States and Canada." Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy 39(2): 109-125
Berdegué, Julio, Félix Modrego, Eduardo Ramirez and M. Rose Olfert. 2009. "Balancing geography: New insights into rural development in Latin America." Horizons, 10(4): 69-72
Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali, M. Rose Olfert. 2009. “Do New Economic Geography agglomeration shadows underlie current population dynamics across the urban hierarchy?”. Papers in Regional Science 88(2): 445-466
Kangayi, Chipo, M., Rose Olfert and Mark D. Partridge. 2009. "Co-operatives and Rural Community Population Growth: Evidence from a Canadian Study." Review of Regional Studies, 39: 49-71.
Bakhshi, Samira, Mohammad Shakeri M. Rose Olfert Mark D. Partridge, and Simon Weseen. 2009. "Do Local Residents Value Federal Transfers: Evidence from the Canadian Federation?" Public Finance Review 37(3): 235-268
Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali, and M. Rose Olfert. 2009. "Agglomeration Spillovers and Wage and Housing Cost Gradients across the Urban Hierarchy." Journal of International Economics. 78(1): 126-140
Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali, and M. Rose Olfert. 2008. "Lost in Space: Population Growth in the American Hinterlands and Small Cities." Journal of Economic Geography 8(6): 727-757
Olfert, M. Rose and Simon Weseen. 2008. "Cultural Policy in Saskatchewan." Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Public Policy Paper 54
Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali, and M. Rose Olfert. 2008. "Employment Growth in the American Urban Hierarchy: Long Live Distance" B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Contributions to Macroeconomics, 1st Quarter 2008, v. 8, iss. 1, pp. na06
Technical Reports Relevant to Academic Field:
“Policies for Economic Development.” Rose Olfert, Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan campus; Julio Berdegue, Benjamin Jara and Felix Modrego, RIMSIP, Latin America Center for Rural Development, Santiago Chile JSGS Working Paper Series, January 2011, Issue 6.
Olfert, R.; Berdegué, J.; Escobal, J.; Jara, B.; Modrego, F. 2011. “Places for Place-Based Policies” Identificación de comunidades para la focalización de políticas territoriales. Esta publicación es parte de la serie Políticas para el Desarrollo Territorial y su contenido se basa en el documento de trabajo Nº 79 del programa Dinámicas Territoriales Rurales, Marzo 2011 Rimisp Centro LatinAmerico para el Desarollo Rural.
Partridge, Mark D., M. Rose Olfert and Alessandra Faggian. 2010. EU Cohesion Policy in a Global Context: Comparative Study on EU Cohesion and Third Country and International Economic Development Policies. The Appalachian Commission (USA) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (Canada).
Olfert, M. Rose, Samira Bakhshi. Mark D.Partridge, Mengis Chokie, Sara E. Olfert. 2010. "Triage at the Periphery: Place-Based Policy in Resource-Dependent Rural Communities." Working paper of C-RERL, June 22, 2010
Partridge, Mark D., M. Rose Olfert and Kamar Ali. "Lessons from the Evaluation of Canadian and U.S. Rural Development Policy." Prepared for The Expert Consultation on Aiding the Process of Agricultural Policy Reform, OECD. Working paper of C-RERL 2009. http://crerl.usask.ca/crerlv2/research.php
Invited Lectures Outside U of S and Invited Conference Presentations
“The Role of Co-ops and Credit Unions in Rural Community Viability.” Presented at Emerging Issues in Agricultural Economics, The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel, May 29-June 2, 2011.
“Place-Specific Policy Interventions (Place-based Policy).” Presented to Faculty of Spatial Sciences Seminar Series, Groningen, Netherlands, April 7, 2011.
“Resource-dependent communities in Chile: A case for place-based policies?” Presented at the Brown Bag Lunch Series, Rimisp, Santiago, Chile, 18 October 2010.
“Research Collaborations in Rural Economic Development: Canada, Chile and Peru.” Presented to International Development Research Center - IDRC Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Montevideo, Uruguay September 29, 2010
"Policies for Rural Wellbeing: Observations from Canada and the United States." presented at Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation 2010 Mini-conference of the IGU Commission on The Dynamics of Human Spaces. Groningen, Netherlands, July 1-4, 2010
Partridge, Mark and M. Rose Olfert. "Lessons from the Evaluation of Canadian and U.S. Rural development Policy." Presented at the OECD Expert Consultation on Aiding the Process of Agriculutral Policy Reform." Paris, June 15-16, 2009
Olfert, M. Rose. "Rural Economy Research at the University of Saskatchewan." Presented to Food, Resources and Economics, UBC, March 16, 2009
Olfert, M. Rose and Mark Partridge. "Can Rural Areas Attract the Creative Class?" Presented at Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Ontario Agricultural College, December 12, 2008
"The Cultural Sector in Saskatchewan: Do We Need a Policy Framework?" (with Simon Weseen). Presentation to 2008 Arts Congress Saskatchewan Arts Alliance. Regina, May 2, 2008
"Rural Implications of Innovations in the Agri-food Sector." Presented at Workshop of the Regional Group, Canada Agriculture Innovation Research Network, APRN and Rural Secretariat, Ottawa, Ontario. January 25, 2008
Presentations at Conferences (Non-Invited)
“Places for Place-based Policies.” Presented at the 3rd Global conference on Economic Geography, Seoul, Korea 2011, June 30, 2011.
“Triage at the periphery: Place-based policy in resource-dependent rural communities.” Presentation at From Policy to Research and Back Again, the 1ST Annual Rural Research Workshop. Ottawa, May 5, 2011.
“Human Capital Drift up the Urban Hierarchy: Veterinarians in Western Canada.” Presented at the 50th Southern Regional Science Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, March 24-26, 2011.
“Classifying Communities for Place-Based Policy.” Presented at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Chilean Public Policy Society. January 19, Santiago, Chile.
"Towards a Rural Development Policy: Lessons from Canada and the United States." Presented at ERSA 2009 Congress, Territorial Cohesion of Europe and Integrative Planning, Lodz, Poland, August 2009
"Resource Dependent Communities in Canada: Building a Case for Paced-based Policies." Presented at USASK (CRERL)-RIMISP Workshop, Saskatoon, SK, September 9-12, 2009 "Towards Spatial Equilibrium?" Presented at the 56th Annual Meetings of the North American Regional Science Association, November 2009, San Francisco, CA
"Recent Spatial Growth Dynamics in Wages and Housing Costs: Proximity to Urban Production Externalities and Consumer Amenities ." Presented by Mark D. Partridge at North American Regional Science Association Urban Economics Association Meetings, San Francisco, CA, November 20, 2009
"Rural-to-Urban Commuting: Three Degrees of Integration." Presented at the 49th Annual Southern Regional Science Association Meetings. Arlington, Virginia, March 25-27, 2010
Olfert, M. Rose, Cristina Echevarria and Menghis Chokie. "Resource Dependent Rural Communities in Canada." Presented at the RIMISP-CRERL Workshop. Santiago, Chile May 4-8, 2009.
Olfert, M. Rose, Mark Partridge and Kamar Ali. "Rural-to-Urban Commuting: Three Degrees of Integration." Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association. San Antonio, TX, April 2-4, 2009
Partridge, Mark D. Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali and M. Rose Olfert. "Spatial Growth Dynamics in Wages and Housing Costs: The Role of Distance from Urban Production Externalities and Consumer Amenities." Presented at 1st Annual Meeting of the Regional Science Association of the Americas. Cartegena de Indias, Colombia, February 2009