How do stories shape domestic articulations of foreign policy? In this special report, Jack Burnham discusses how the narratives surrounding the rise of China and Japan shaped American foreign policy debates.
Tag: Economic Growth
Budget 2017: Jobs, Innovation, and Canada’s Plan for a Changing Economy
As Canada pivots its economic activity toward the future, some reflection may be needed on what we will be leaving behind in the process.
Economic Transnationalism in India: How is Money Sent “Back Home” Changing the Landscape in India?
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.
Investigating Secular Stagnation, Part 3: Technology
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.
Canada’s Mining Market may get a Boost due to Closures of Nickel Mines in the Philippines
The slump in Canada’s mining market may finally be coming to an end.
Investigating Secular Stagnation, Part 1: Wealth Disparity
Slow economic growth is afflicting the industrialized world. One cause of the malaise is a steadily growing gap between rich and poor.
Deglobalisation: Should we be worried?
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…
The Case for Girls’ Education
Marissa Young makes the case for improving girls’ education in conflict zones.
Two Child Policy Too Late? : The Economic Impact of China´s Demographic Imbalance
Michael looks at China´s current demographic problem and the impact of government family planning on population distributions.
Testing Times: Economic Challenges for the Liberal Government
Michael Kang examines Canada’s economic climate and the challenges that it entails for the up and coming Liberal government.