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Toronto will be top economic performer in 2015, report says

Toronto’s economic growth will top that of its Canadian peers for the first time this century, thanks to a weaker Canadian dollar and a strengthening More...

CNBC Article about Palm Beach County’s Attractiveness to Financial Services Companies

The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter. Taxes are low, More...

Toronto’s working poor are moving to the suburbs

TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ – A new report from the Metcalf Foundation examines the continued upward creep of working poverty in Canada’s wealthiest city. More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research

The goal of the Higher ED Blog is to put cutting-edge economic development research into the hands of practitioners. We typically do that by giving More...

The tragedy of Canada’s census

What once was a mandatory household survey resulting in jail time if not filled out every five years has now become a voluntary survey, should More...

Fair Play: More equal laws boost female labor force participation

A recently released study from International Monetary Fund shows that removing obstacles that prevent women from becoming economically active if they choose to do so More...

Why big cities promote less innovation than they once did

Big cities have long been considered engines of innovation and economic growth. But, according one recent working paper at least, city size may not be More...

Closing education gap will lift economy, a study finds

The United States could add 1.7 percent to its GDP over the next 35 years (creating roughly $900 billion in higher government revenue) by improving More...

Looking for a good job? Try these cities

CNNMoney takes a look at new report from the Brookings Institution ranking American cities on the percent of the workforce employed in “advanced industries” that spend significant amounts More...

5 Trends that will shape the future of tiny housing

Shaunacy Ferro at Co.DESIGN takes a look at a new report by the Urban Land Institute on the trends that will shape the future of micro-housing. As demographic More...

Red Tape Week: These officials have made it easier to do business in Canada

During Red Tape Week, a lot of attention is given to the government officials who regulate Canadian businesses into a corner. But not all officials More...

Are cities becoming less youth friendly?

With childhood obesity at an all time high, it would seem ridiculous for cities to introduce policies that restrict youth from participating in outdoor activities. More...