Upcoming Events

A Post-COVID Recovery and the Implications on Peace

Each year, the Institute for Economics & Peace publishes their Global Peace Index report outlining the state of peace in the world. Join us on June 25th from 1-2PM for a conversation on this topic between Micheal Collins, Executive Director, Americas for the Institute for Economics & Peace, and Kevin Vuong, Vice-President of the NATO Read More…

Indo-Pacific and NATO

The Luring of the Indo-Pacific: Can NATO formulate a collective regional strategy for its members?

In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores the unilateral Indo-Pacific strategy of four major powers in NATO and how they pose a challenge for NATO in developing a collective strategy for the region.

Brad Stollery Megan Robinson Nilum Panesar Philip Rafalko Ross Linden-Fraser Security, Trade and the Economy

A Shifting Global Economy, Part 1: What’s Driving Change?

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.

Charlotte Provost Security, Trade and the Economy

Information Wars: How Google, Facebook & Twitter Are Adapting to the Post-US Election Era

Did social media influence the outcome of the American elections? In light of Google, Facebook & Twitter’s recent policy changes, Charlotte Provost explores the role of the internet in divulging information to the public, and its potential influence on the global community.

Charlotte Provost Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Michele Di Leo Security, Trade and the Economy

CETA Explained: How the Canadian-EU Trade Deal is Stirring Up Controversy

What are the controversies surrounding the most significant trade deal for Canada since NAFTA? Charlotte Provost and Michele Di Leo analyze the economic consequences of CETA, as well as the political hurdles it must clear.

Security, Trade and the Economy Sravani Mamillapalli

Why China might not take over as the largest economy in the world

The Chinese economy has been booming in the past few decades. From 1970 to 2015, China’s GDP rose rapidly from 4.1% to 15.6%. Chinese GDP at 10.98 trillion USD (as of 2015) contributes to 21.2% of world GDP in 2015 and grew at an average rate of 7.3% for the past 3 years. The “Made Read More…