Late last month my colleague Dan Herman, writing here on the DEEP Blog, pointed out some concerning trends in Canada’s aggregate government spending on science and technology. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has just released new data which … Read More.
Over the past year I’ve written a couple of posts about China’s evolving role in the global innovation economy. For example, in October, upon returning from a research trip to Guangzhou, China, I wrote that the country’s efforts to develop … Read More.
In late December, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) released its most recent Intellectual Property Indicators Report. One of the most interesting contributions of the report, with pretty significant relevance for Canadian policy-makers, is its special section on the international … Read More.
If the late 20th Century was marked by an explosion in goods trade following the elimination of barriers between East and West, then could the early 21st Century could well be positioned to give rise to an equally explosive rate … Read More.