Allison Bramwell is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Program on Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems (PROGRIS) at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto where she is part of a research team investigating the social dynamics that shape economic performance in Canadian city-regions. Allison has published studies in various policy areas such as labour market and training policy, the role of post-secondary institutions
in regional economic development, and the interaction effect of innovation, creativity, and
economic performance in Canadian cities. Current work includes a review of Canada’s ICT sector
and a co-edited volume of empirical studies of urban governance in Canada. She also teaches an
undergraduate course in Urban Politics at the University of Toronto Mississauga.