Trade and Innovation

April 1, 2018

Climate change remains a serious threat to human health, and healthcare organizations in California, across the U.S., and globally can be catalysts in creating a climate-smart future.

June 28, 2016

This report summarizes final conclusions from a multi-year "Sweden in Global Value Chains" research study.

June 23, 2016

Increasing the de minimis threshold (DMT) for imports in Canada would generate significant benefits for Canadians, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. The report finds that raising the DMT would have positive effects for consumers and businesses, particularly small- and medium-sized businesses because the cost savings for smaller entities is disproportionately large.

April 1, 2016

This report leverages global value chain analysis to first ask the question "Where is Sweden competitive"; it then assess which nations are Sweden's main competitors.

January 20, 2016

This report assesses 56 countries on how their economic and trade policies contribute to and detract from innovation globally.

December 2, 2015

The annual Legatum Prosperity Index™ ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

January 26, 2015

This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.

December 1, 2014

This report finds that the revenues of Bay Area companies increasingly come from global markets and that the Bay Area economy is intricately linked with global trade and financial flows.

July 1, 2014

This paper analyses the reasons behind India lagging behind East and South East Asian economies in participating in international production networks, on which growth in manufacturing has become increasingly dependent in the contemporary world.

June 1, 2014

This paper undertakes a comparative, firm-level analysis of joining the supply chain in five Southeast Asian economies to improve understanding of fragmentation of manufacturing across borders.