This podcast is the fourth and final part in a series on “A Shifting Global Economy,” which engages our researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social, technological and other global trends. You can check out Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. Listen as our analysts talk Read More…
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.
Breathing Easy: China’s anti-pollution policy
2013 was referred to by Chinese citizens as the year of the “airpocalypse”, with approximately 62% of Chinese cities suffering from high air pollution levels. Chinese environmentalists issued their first “red alert” in 24 cities early January 2017 following dangerously polluted breathing conditions in Beijing. Air quality testers in China, which typically reflect “orange” or Read More…
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.
World Refugee Crisis: What Responsibility Does the West Hold?
The world faces a refugee crisis as the number of forcibly displaced persons tops 50 million for the first time since WWII, Kristyn Byrne investigates