Ryan Krueger is a junior research fellow for the International Business and Economy section. He graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2010 with a Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While completed his degree he focused strongly on International Law, the United States Government, International Political Economy, Defence, Security & Foreign Policy Issues, Contemporary Security Issues, Global Political Military Issues, and Terrorism, War & Global Violence. After graduating he travelled all over Europe and Asia and also lived in Australia for 2 years. He currently works for the Government of Canada in Vancouver.
Ryan Krueger Security, Trade and the Economy

Cheap Oil: It’s Global Economic Impact & Canada’s Tolerance

The price of oil has continued to fall in recent weeks, and is expected to stay low for a significant period of time. The current plunge in pricing may be attributed to an oversaturated global crude oil market. Strong production amongst the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members accompanied by a sharp increase Read More…

Investment Ryan Krueger Security, Trade and the Economy The United States of America

Wall Street, Your New Next Door Neighbour

The 2008 United States housing crisis was attributed to predatory mortgage lending and poor financial regulation. The areas of the country hit the hardest by the crisis have witnessed strong growth in the past year despite high jobless rates and few new mortgages being issued by lenders. According to the Case-Shiller home-price indices, in the Read More…