Reports / Proceedings / Working Papers

Ley, D. 2019. Wealthy Migrants and Golden Visas. Geography Review (UK) 37(1): 13-15.

Ley, D. 2017. NDP/Green Coalition Offers More Robust Challenge to the Impulses of Globalisation. Canadian Dimension, 2 June, in BC Election Post-Mortem, ed. D. Hugill and H. Samphir.

Graham, S., Hawes, E. and D. Ley 2016. Metro Vancouver’s Debtscape. Burnaby, BC: SPARC, July, 71 pp.

Ley, D. 2015. The new centrality of housing markets. Jesus College (Oxford) Newsletter, 24 (Michaelmas), 10-11.

Gordon Houlden, Barbara Jaffe, David Ley and David Wachsmuth 2015. Vancouver’s foreign-owned real estate: is public policy required? Vancouver: Asia Pacific Foundation, blog,

Dwyer, C., Tse, J. and D. Ley, 2013. Immigrant integration and religious transnationalism: the case of the ‘Highway to Heaven’ in Richmond, Vancouver. Vancouver: UBC MBC, Working Paper 13-6, 62pp.

Ley, D. and N. Lynch 2012. Divisions and Disparities in Lotus Land: Socio-Spatial Income Polarisation in Greater Vancouver, 1970-2005. University of Toronto, Cities Centre, Research Report 223, August.

Ley, D. 2007. Multiculturalism: a Canadian Defence. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Centre of Excellence, Working Paper 07-04, 25pp.Ley, D. 2005. Indicators of Entrepreneurial Success among Business Immigrants in Canada. UBC RIIM Working Paper 05-01, 25 pp.

Ley, D. and A. Kobayashi 2005. Back to Hong Kong: Return Migration or Transnational Sojourn? UBC RIIM Working Paper 05-09, 20 pp.

Ley, D. 2005. Post-Multiculturalism? UBC RIIM Working Paper 05-18, 20 pp.

Ley, D. 2003. Offsetting Immigration and Domestic Migration in Gateway Cities: Canadian and Australian Reflections on an ‘American Dilemma’. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper 03-01, 22 pp.

Ley, D. 2002. Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Indicators of Success. Unpublished report to Department of Community, Aboriginal and Women’s Studies, Government of British Columbia, 67 pp.

Beattie, L.. and D. Ley 2001. The German immigrant church: Settlement provision and identity formation. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper 01-19, 38 pp.

Hiebert, D., and Ley, D. 2001. Assimilation, Cultural Pluralism and Social Exclusion among Ethno-Cultural groups in Greater Vancouver. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper Series, 01-08, 44pp.

Ley, D. 2000. Seeking homo economicus: The strange story of Canada’s Business Immigration Programme. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper Series, 00-02, 48 pp.

Ley, D. et al. 1999. Proceedings of the Third National Metropolis Conference, Vancouver. Vancouver and Ottawa: RIIM and CIC, 34pp.

Ley, D. and J. Tutchener, 1999. Globalization, immigration and metropolitan housing markets in Canada. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper Series, 99-09, 35pp.

Hiebert, D., G. Creese, I. Dyck, T. Hutton, D. Ley, A. McLaren and G. Pratt, 1998. Immigrant experiences in Greater Vancouver: Focus group narratives. Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper 98-15, 44 pp.

Ley, D. and H. Smith, 1997. Is there an immigrant underclass in Canadian cities? Vancouver: UBC RIIM Working Paper 97-08, 73 pp.

Ley, D., 1985. Gentrification in Canadian Inner Cities: Patterns, Analysis, Impacts and Policy. Ottawa: CMHC, 211 pp.

Ley, D. and T. Hutton, 1984. “Office Location and Public Policy in a Post-Industrial City: The Case of Greater Vancouver,” Proceedings, Anglo-Canadian Symposium in Industrial Geography, University of Calgary, p 138-52.

Ley, D., 1983. Work-Residence Relations for Downtown and Suburban Head Office Workers. Unpublished report to BC Hydro, 51 pp.

Ley, D., 1975. “Resident efficacy and the quality of inner city life,” Proceedings, Association of American Geographers, Vol. 7, p. 117-121.

Ley, D., 1975. “The social effects of urban freeways,” Proceedings, Twelfth Highway Environment Conference, p. 98-108, Vancouver, BC, 1975. Reprinted in Proceedings, Roads and Transportation Association of Canada, Vol. 8 (1975), p. 95-103.

Ley, D. and G. Anderson, 1974. The Nanaimo Futures Project: A Report to Participants. Department of Geography, UBC, 20 pp.

Ley, D. and R. Henry, 1971. Tioga-Nicetown: The existing Environment and Strategies for Change. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Bicentennial Corporation and Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, 106 pp.