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.
The Future of the Electric Automotive Industry
Trump is making environmental innovation less of a priority, and is instead focused on giving car companies a break to boost the domestic car industry. This could result in a slump in innovation and the progression of science.
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.
Budget 2017: The Good and the Bad in Healthcare for Indigenous Communities and Health Researchers
Canada is globally praised for its universal, inclusive healthcare. Yet the federal budget for 2017 continues to grapple with health issues plaguing Canadian stakeholders, and some needs are addressed better than others.
Sharpening NATO’s Technological Edge: Adaptive Partnerships and the Innovative Power of Alliance Industry
Join us at the annual three-day event, which is organised by the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency and AFCEA Europe, and in collaboration with the Host Nation – this year Canada – that will take place on 24-26 April 2017 in Ottawa. The conference will build on the 2016 Warsaw Summit decision stressing Read More…
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…
China’s W20 Leadership
How has the W20 conference addressed China’s gender concerns? Sophie Barnett discusses the Chinese government’s commitments to promoting gender equality.
China Establishes Dominance in the Wind Energy Sector, United States May Fall Behind
Anthony Galea examines China’s dominance of the wind-power industry and prospects for the United States.
Climate Mitigation: Military Innovation and Spillovers
Matthew Rae discusses the importance of including the military when discussing climate change mitigation.
Is China Ready To Stop Copying and Start Creating?
China has been copying foreign technology to boost its economic growth for decades. But now that it’s on the verge of screeching to a halt, it’s time to start being original.