Trade and Innovation

December 19, 2013

Investors from US and Mexico and other third-party countries will benefit from the Canada-EU trade deal when it comes to investing in Canada, according to a report by the C.D. Howe Institute.

December 1, 2013

This report assesses whether the probability of displacement is higher and income losses after displacement are greater for workers in tradable services and manufacturing than in non-tradable service sectors.

August 19, 2013

ITIF explains the difference between competitiveness, innovation and productivity in this policy memo.

August 1, 2013

This report recognizes that Swedish companies locate almost half of their R&D activity outside of Sweden; through case studies of Swedish enterprises' R&D activities in India, it draws lessons of how this impacts corporate competitiveness and innovation policy.

March 12, 2013

Benchmarking the effectiveness of the innovation policies of 55 countries - including virtually all EU, OECD, APEC and BRIC economies - and provides a framework for making effective policies.

March 1, 2013

This ICRIER report seeks to explain why advanced economies with roughly identical growth rates have widely varying factor income tax rates. To do so, it constructs a tractable endogenous growth model with production externalities in which the public capital stock augments investment specific technological change.

December 1, 2012

With comparative advantage now determined more in terms of activities or business functions than industries, this report attempts to identify, map, and analyze comparative advantages within the trade and investment areas in industries, products, and activities, with a particular focus on the Swedish economy.

August 2, 2012

To revitalize its flagging trade and productivity performance, Canada should adapt its international trade and investment policies to a world of global value chains, evolving trade and investment patterns, and deepening economic integration

December 5, 2011

A scorecard ranking APEC economies on their innovation-based policies to spur competitiveness and growth.