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Globalisation and International Economy


International Prudential Standards in a World of Growing Nationalism and Protectionism
July 12, 2018 - Jeremy Kronick and Mark Zelmer

Progress in establishing international standards that promote trade, investment and prosperity is facing headwinds from the global rise of nationalism and populism, according to a new report from...

Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 21, 2016 - Ali Dadkhah, Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to have a modest impact on Canada, according to ground breaking research from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-...

The Ill Wind that Blows from Europe: Implications for Canada’s Economy
March 5, 2014 - Pierre Siklos

The continuing possibility that things could take a turn for the worse in the eurozone ought to be a concern for Canadian policymakers, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

Tradable Services: Canada’s Overlooked Success Story
January 9, 2014 - Daniel Schwanen

While manufacturing has been struggling to recoup job losses, Canada’s tradable services sectors have been expanding, providing an increased number of well-paying jobs in Canada in the midst of...

Diplomacy, Trade and Aid: Searching for "Synergies"
November 27, 2013 - John Richards

Canada’s foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak host-country governance, which currently renders aid inefficient or even counter-...

Uneasy Birth: What Canadians Should Expect from a Canada-EU Trade Deal
August 15, 2013 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s potential trade deal with the European Union, if it is ambitious, could generate far more opportunities than risks, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Uneasy...

Zelmer, Kronick - Rising Nationalism Dims Prospects for Future Financial Standards Reforms
Intelligence Memos
From: Mark Zelmer and Jeremy M. Kronick To: International Financial Standard Setters Date: July 17, 2018 Re: Rising Nationalism Dims Prospects for Future Financial Standards Reforms Progress in...
Laurence Kotlikoff - Our Economic Future and How to Fix It
Intelligence Memos
From: Laurence Kotlikoff To: Global policymakers Date: June 8, 2018 Re: Our Economic Future and How to Fix It (An extract of remarks at the C.D. Howe Institute’s annual Jack Mintz Lecture) Let me...
Neighbourly relations with the U.S. are over - Globe and Mail Op-Ed
The Trump administration’s announcement of punitive tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum means we’re into a full-blown economic and political war with the Americans. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s...

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