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February 14, 2014

The dollar’s value isn’t our main problem.

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.

January 31, 2014

New numbers – same result: Canada’s R&D spending

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.

January 13, 2014

Brain Drain? The Issue of Inventor Mobility in Canada

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.

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