Canada's Innovation Underperformance: Whose Policy Problem is it?
October 14, 2011
Canadian firms are regularly outperformed in terms of innovation. This is now conventional wisdom and governments have invested significant funds trying to remedy this failing with little impact. This paper argues that Canadian federalism is at least part of the problem. In light of the impending release of the federal government's Research and Development (R&D) Review Panel Report, a refocusing of our public investments is needed.
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