In a fascinating new post, venture investor and author Christopher Schroeder reflects on his recent trip to Iran and the burgeoning start-up ecosystem that is slowly, but inevitably, changing the face of the Iranian economy. Schroeder begins the post with … Read More.
In the competitive global race for high-wage employment, governments have begun to see intellectual property as a strategic tool to be corralled within national borders for the benefit of domestic firms. But despite the publication of a number of high profile … Read More.
In discussions on employment and the Canadian economy the focus is almost exclusively on the production of goods. Factory x closed and with it went Y jobs. Now, as I’ve written before here, I’m very attuned to the broad benefits that … Read More.
Earlier this week the Globe and Mail’s Barrie McKenna reported concerns from Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz on the competitiveness of Canadian firms. In particular, Poloz notes growing weaknesses in the ability of Canadian firms to win in the … Read More.