This podcast is Part 1 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. The researchers share what they think are the most important things to look at in the coming years.
The new economic paradigm is characterized by near-zero marginal cost thanks to greater technological efficiency. That is desirable because it allows us to do more with less, but it also contributes paradoxically to slowing economic growth.
Automation, the fourth industrial revolution, is threatening countries with high unemployment. Is a Universal Basic Income Program able to mitigate that risk?
Ben Hess explores the dialogue surrounding military drones as Canada considers acquiring UAVs with lethal force while considering their contribution to past military operations.
Learn more about the ‘International Business & Economics’ program, one of the many research areas covered by the NATO Association of Canada.