This podcast is Part 3 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss social and technological innovation, including the impact of a growing digital economy and the integration of technology en masse into everyday life across the world.
This podcast is Part 2 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss what changes to openness – of ideas, borders, capital – within societies might mean for the functioning and legitimacy of an integrated world economy.
The Internet of Things combined with Big Data presents a new paradigm that offers unprecedented potential for improving life, but also poses serious challenges for security, privacy, justice, and democracy.
The 2017 federal budget is bold in its gender-based analysis of government spending. That is a welcome step in the direction of a fairer society, but ultimately a more robust conversation around feminism and its relation to economics will be needed to achieve lasting gains.
With the Islamic State reeling and neo-fascism growing, more terror attacks are likely in Europe and North America. If we wish to defeat terrorism, preparation should include understanding its strategic logic and the human motives behind it.
Members of Parliament recently debated a motion known as M-103 in the House of Commons, and its controversy speaks to a grander challenge facing liberal societies today.