While much is being made of the recent drop in value of the Canadian dollar, notably the breathing room it will give Canadian manufacturers, the roots of Canada’s acute economic challenges are most likely non-dollar related. We’re in the midst … Read More.
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.