As Canada pivots its economic activity toward the future, some reflection may be needed on what we will be leaving behind in the process.
Swift economic growth over the past few years has brought global attention to the Indian economy. However, hiding behind the figures is an extensive dependence on transnational capital and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) involvement.
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.
The slump in Canada’s mining market may finally be coming to an end.
Slow economic growth is afflicting the industrialized world. One cause of the malaise is a steadily growing gap between rich and poor.
Globalization is the process of interrelating and integrating people, ideas, companies, and governments across the world. Globalization efforts are sustained by free moving trade, high levels of investment and labour migration among nations. Since 1950, the volume of world trade has gone up twenty times and foreign investment doubled to $827 billion. Subsequently, living standards Read More…
Marissa Young makes the case for improving girls’ education in conflict zones.
Michael looks at China´s current demographic problem and the impact of government family planning on population distributions.
Michael Kang examines Canada’s economic climate and the challenges that it entails for the up and coming Liberal government.
Since the 2008 financial crisis, Emerging Market (EM) economies have been the major drive of economic growth; however, the engine behind the growth is beginning to sputter. Of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) who contribute 20% of global GDP, Brazil and Russia are both in recession while China has experienced dramatic Read More…