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Canadian women no longer striving for top business positions

It’s no question that women have come a long way since the late 19th century, changing the game by educating themselves and providing themselves with More...

Ontario students among the most computer-savvy in the world

This generation’s youth are extremely tech-reliant and confident, so much so in Ontario that a recent study ranked Ontario students among the most computer-savvy in More...

Report: Job Creation and Local Economic Development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released a new report on local economic development, entrepreneurship and labor market policies to help governments More...

What’s missing from the labour market: data

Tavia Grant at The Globe and Mail looks at what gaps may exist in Canada’s labor market data, from job vacancy information to more detail on the More...

Greening economic growth: How can environmental regulation enhance innovation and competitiveness?

Paul Lanote at Sustainable Prosperity blogs about the relationship between environmental regulation, innovation and competitiveness. Lanote looks in particular at an extensive study of research on More...

Global Gender Gap report finds modest improvements

The World Economic Forum has released its latest annual Global Gender Gap report, which looks the gap between men and women in 142 countries when More...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

Dual Citizen, a U.S. consulting group, has released the latest edition of its Global Green Economy Index, which ranks the environmental sustainability of national economies. The More...

What if we had measured poverty differently for the past 50 years?

Based on the Census Bureau’s recent report on poverty using the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), the 2013 poverty rate is 15.5 percent in the United States, More...

How to fix a broken labour market: Goar

Canada holds the unhappy distinction of doing the worst job in the western world of capitalizing on its talent. We have the most highly educated More...

New report responds to urgent need for U.S. public library transformation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new report released today from the Aspen Institute looks at how – in an age of instant and More...

12 learning moments at #EDAC14

The annual conference of the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) was held in Calgary in September 2014. Here are some of the highlights of information that More...

The new global centers for talent

Richard Florida at CityLab takes a look at a new study by the Boston Consulting Group and The Network, a recruiting firm, that  identifies the world’s leading cities More...