"Excess deaths" (death rates above the norm) from non-COVID causes are a major explanation for Canada's poor pandemic performance compared to other advanced countries.The Macdonald-Laurier Institute Mon, 04/19/2021
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GTIPA members have issued numerous reports and articles to help policymakers address the coronavirus update. View list.
GTIPA members explore how global value chains have played an important role in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and helping sustain global economic growth through the crisis.Thu, 02/25/2021
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic that emerged at the start of 2020 has impacted the global economy and public health to an unprecedented extent. This anthology analyzes the economic and public health impact and policy responses of 20 nations and regions.Mon, 10/26/2020
This report provides GTIPA members’ perspectives on their nations’ three most-significant trade priorities for the year ahead. This document aims to deliver a succinct snapshot of what to expect in the coming year regarding trade policy priorities for these countries.Mon, 10/26/2020
This report shows GTIPA members’ perspectives on e-commerce and digital trade in light of negotiations on new rules World Trade Organization (WTO) member nations are deliberating regarding the moratorium on cross-border electronic transmissions customs duties (i.e., duties on digital products).Mon, 10/26/2020
A Declaration of Mutual Interest in Trade and Globalization for the Benefit of All Peoples and NationsThu, 04/13/2017
We are an international coalition of public policy research institutes and think tanks that believes that the solutions to the COVID-19 crisis will come from collaboration, open trade and innovation.Fri, 05/15/2020
A survey of allied think tanks summarizes what 23 nations and the EU are doing best when it comes to innovation policy, and where there are the greatest opportunities to improve. In many cases, the successes can serve as model policies for other countries to adopt.Thu, 06/13/2019
This blueprint aims to inform European institutions on the state of innovation in three sectors (Digital, Healthcare, and Energy & Mobility).I-Com Tue, 02/18/2020
The Digital Age saw the rise of several rapidly growing digital platforms with substantial market shares. Europe is a large market for these globally operating platforms, although the majority of the most successful platforms come from the USA or Asia.
The lasting economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will become apparent in the development of the macroeconomic factors of production- labor, capital, human capital as well as the stock of technical knowledge.
A comprehensive report on the Two Sessions event occurring from the 4th to the 11th March and on the subsequent provisions approved by the NPC, namely the Five-year Plan 2021-2025.
The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly challenged governments and their leaders around the world. But the crisis may have tested one particular form of government more than any other – federalism. Of the 23 federations around the world today, no two systems are alike. And of these systems, two in particular have had very different pandemic experiences: the United States and Germany. In the U.S., competing constitutional interpretations and stark political divisions have undermined most cooperative efforts and hopes of a coordinated nationwide response.
In recent years, US-China strategic competition has ramped up. While US president Joe Biden may cool the temperature somewhat, he has also promised to take a more multilateral approach in pushing back against problematic behavior from Beijing.
"Excess deaths" (death rates above the norm) from non-COVID causes are a major explanation for Canada's poor pandemic performance compared to other advanced countries. That is one of the key conclusions of today's weekly update of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's COVID Misery Index.
Property Rights Alliance congratulates the Center For Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) on becoming a finalist in the final round for the Templeton Freedom Award, a prestigious honor complementing the work CIPS has done through their Affordable Food for the Poor Initiative, making nutritious food available and affordable throughout Indonesia. With many barriers and import restrictions affecting food in Indonesia, CIPS has worked relentlessly, against popular opinion, to promote open markets and food security throughout Indonesia.
Canada had concerns with Buy American provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 enacted by the Obama Administration. Joe Biden issued an Executive Order on January 25, 2021, respecting the application of "Buy American" and other laws requiring a preference in US public procurement for the purchase of goods produced in the US.