Anthony and I are working on a paper on SME growth in Canada, and in particular, what inhibits the evolution of low-growth companies into high-growth, high-employment companies. At the heart of our argument is the relationship between investment in technology … Read More.
Here in Canada, we tend to take high quality, public education for granted. But the same cannot yet said of emerging economic powerhouses such as Brazil. Despite some very impressive gains in educational achievement, Brazil’s 2009 PISA scores still trail … Read More.
Whether measured through shares of global R&D spend, shares of peer-reviewed journal publications, or shares of high-value patent applications, the building blocks of innovation are increasingly dispersed across both developed and developing economies. The effects of this diversification of innovative … Read More.
If you managed to read through the four hundred plus pages in last Thursday’s Canadian Federal Budget you might have noticed that, amongst the initiatives aimed at improving Canada’s innovation performance, is a $60 million investment over five years to … Read More.