Europe must harness the power of digital innovation not just to increase economic growth and expand prosperity, but also to address important societal challenges related to the environment, public health, transportation, and other pressing concerns.
As countries increasingly vie to both achieve the highest levels of innovation-based economic growth and attract, grow, and scale innovative enterprises and industries, a growing number have turned to “innovation mercantilist” policies that seek to grow nations’ innovation-based firms and industries through policies. The Global Mercantilist Index, ranking 60 nations on 18 variables ranging from market access and forced localization to currency manipulation and intellectual property protections, finds that China is the world’s most innovation-mercantilist nation.
Tax incentives can play an important role in accelerating the innovations needed for a low-carbon future, but only if the incentives reward innovators rather than support well-entrenched incumbents.
This report serves as an external appraisal of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)'s Blueprint 2025, which aims to complete the outstanding elements of the original Blueprint and further deepen economic integration.
This piece looks back at the fifteen years of Polish membership in the European Union to evaluate how the participation in the Single Market is changing the biggest economy to have joined the EU in the 21st century.
The bills under scrutiny in the Chilean parliament are worth taking seriously. They play an important role in environmental degradation mitigation, however, it is necessary to adopt policies that are able to enact these changes without deterring necessary investment.
Contrary to common belief, enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm, but instead a societal imperative. Modern nations will need all the productivity they can get to address today’s ever-more-resource-constrained challenges.
Italy's recent joining of China's Belt and Road Initiative has raised many questions, the one focused on in this report being how the variations in IP systems between the involved countries exposes investors to additional risks.