What do multilateralism and human connection have in common? According to Josée Touchette, they both play a role in the solving the world’s most pressing issues. On January 24th, Josée Touchette, Executive Director of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), spoke at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy regarding multilateralism Read More…
Reforming Development Aid
In this article, Dan Poliwoda reviews the inefficacy of current development aid programming schemes, and discusses how they can be reformed. Dan argues that development aid should be predicated on adopting market-oriented reforms that promote market competition and developing countries’ engagement in global trade.
Commitment to Global Prosperity: Canada and Multilateral Institutions
Junior Research Fellow Sivan Ghasem outlines the major international organizations Canada is currently involved with
Presidential Candidates Vie to Lead France’s Troubled Economy
Bedevilled by debt and facing high unemployment, weak growth, and high deficits, the second-largest economy in the Eurozone was struggling to overcome the effects of the financial crisis. That struggle continues even as voters prepare to choose Hollande’s successor.
The IMF’s Relationship to Neoliberalism is not, nor ever was, Straightforward
As the IMF begins to question and evaluate its past policies, the organization is finding multiple issues with its past legacy of neoliberalism. Carter Vance looks at the ups and downs of a complex ideological relationship.
Working Women: A World of Potential
Michael Kang looks into the current status of economic gender equality and the potential economic growth of more women participating in the workforce.
Europe and It’s Leaders in 2016
In part one of this series, Research Analyst Michael Oshell explores Europe, it’s leaders and what’s in store for them both in 2016.
Rising Phoenix: Ireland’s Soaring Recovery
In this multi-part series, Michael Oshell investigates the economic health and outlook of Europe’s economies.
The Economics of an Exodus: The Economic Incentive to Accepting Syrian Refugees (Part 1)
Are Syrian refugees an economic burden or benefit?
Spain’s Potholed Road to Recovery
In this multi-part series, Michael Oshell investigates the economic health and outlook of Europe’s largest economies.