Publications

The BPRI publishes several categories of documents, accessible via the links shown above. In general, the BPRI intends that its publications be widely and freely distributed within the policy community. Unless otherwise noted for a specific document, any publication may be duplicated and distributed in its entirety, with proper acknowledgment.

Research Reports

American Indians Born in Canada and the Right of Free Access to the United States

October 2013, Research Report No. 20

Authored by Greg Boos, J.D., Cascadia Cross-Border Law, & Greg McLawsen, J.D., Puget Sound Legal, P.C.

The Nature of Aggregate and Regional Canada-US Trade (1990-2011)

February 2013, Research Report No. 19

Authored by Steven Globerman, Ph.D., & Paul Storer, Ph.D., Western Washington University

Crossing Bridges: Observations and Strategies by Cross-Border Business Communities in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

December 2012, Research Report No. 18

Authored by Anneliese Vance, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Western Washington University

Environmental Factors Affecting Transboundary Conservation Strategies for Endangered Salish Sucker in British Columbia and Washington

October 2012, Research Report No. 17

Authored by James M. Helfield, Ph.D., Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University

2012 Evaluation of Mobility at the Pacific Highway Truck Crossing, Southbound

September 2012, Research Report No. 16

Authored by David L. Davidson, Border Policy Research Institute

Borders, Barriers, and Breakthroughs in the Cascadia Corridor

November 2011, Research Report No. 15

Authored by Troy Abel, Jenni Pelc, Lauren Miller, Jacqueline Quarre, and Kathryn Mork, Western Washington University

Field Observations of Northbound Truck Traffic at Pacific Highway

October 2011, Research Report No. 14

Authored by David Davidson, Susannah Edwards, and Yijun Zhang, Border Policy Research Institute

Advancing U.S.-Canada Border Transportation Planning & Programming

October 2011, Research Report No. 13

Authored by Hugh Conroy, Project Manager, Whatcom Council of Governments and BPRI Visiting Fellow

Comparing a Year of Legal Inbound Travel: The United States and Canada- 2009

September 2011, Research Report No. 12

Authored by Dylan Medina, Yijun Zhang, Susannah Edwards, Austin Rose, Christopher Miller, & David Davidson, Border Policy Research Institute

An Update on Congestion Pricing Options for Southbound Freight at the Pacific Highway Crossing

October 2010, Research Report No. 11

Authored by Mark Springer, Ph.D., Western Washington University

'Breaking Points,' but No 'Broken' Border: Stakeholders Evaluate Border Issues in the Pacific Northwest Region

July 2010, Research Report No. 10

Authored by Victor Konrad, Ph.D., C.Dir., Border Policy Research Institute

Geographic and Temporal Variations in Freight Costs for U.S. Imports from Canada: Measurement and Analysis

June 2010, Research Report No. 9

Authored by Steven Globerman, Ph.D., & Paul Storer, Ph.D., Western Washington University

Stakeholder Views on Improving Border Management

December 2009, Research Report No. 8

Authored by Donald Alper, Ph.D., & Bryant Hammond, Border Policy Research Institute

Trans-Boundary Metals Pollution in the Okanagan Regions of British Columbia and Washington State: An Assessment of Metal Toxicity and Speciation in the Columbia River

June 2009, Research Report No. 7

Authored by Ruth M. Sofield, Ph.D., & Catherine P. Bollinger, M.S., Western Washington University

Cross Border Transportation Patterns at the Western Cascade Gateway: Implications for Mitigating the Impact of Delay on Regional Supply Chains

June 2008, Research Report No. 6

Authored by Anne Goodchild, Ph.D., Susan Albrecht, MAPS, & Li Leung, University of Washington

Analysis of American and Canadian Cross-Border Business Expansion in the Pacific Northwest

September 2007, Research Report No. 5

Authored by Brian Morgans, M.B.A., Western Washington University

An Investigation of Congestion Pricing Options for Southbound Freight at the Pacific Highway Crossing

August 2007, Research Report No. 4

Authored by Matthew R. Roelofs, Ph.D., & Mark Springer, Ph.D., Western Washington University

Service Time Variability at the Blaine, WA, International Border Crossing and the Impact on Regional Supply Chains

June 2007, Research Report No. 3

Authored by Anne Goodchild, Ph.D., & Susan Albrecht, University of Washington, and Steven Globerman, Ph.D., Western Washington University

Risk Evaluation of Invasive Species Transport Across the US - Canada Border in Washington State

May 2007, Research Report No. 2

Authored by Laura J. Sellens, April J. Markiewicz, & Wayne Landis, Ph.D., Western Washington Universit

The Impacts of 9/11 on Canada - U.S. Trade

July 2006, Research Report No. 1

Authored by Steven Globerman, Ph.D., & Paul Storer, Ph.D., Western Washington University