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Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 21, 2016 - Ali Dadkhah, Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to have a modest impact on Canada, according to ground breaking research from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-...

The Ill Wind that Blows from Europe: Implications for Canada’s Economy
March 5, 2014 - Pierre Siklos

The continuing possibility that things could take a turn for the worse in the eurozone ought to be a concern for Canadian policymakers, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

Tradable Services: Canada’s Overlooked Success Story
January 9, 2014 - Daniel Schwanen

While manufacturing has been struggling to recoup job losses, Canada’s tradable services sectors have been expanding, providing an increased number of well-paying jobs in Canada in the midst of...

Diplomacy, Trade and Aid: Searching for "Synergies"
November 27, 2013 - John Richards

Canada’s foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak host-country governance, which currently renders aid inefficient or even counter-...

Uneasy Birth: What Canadians Should Expect from a Canada-EU Trade Deal
August 15, 2013 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s potential trade deal with the European Union, if it is ambitious, could generate far more opportunities than risks, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Uneasy...

Breaking Free: A Post-mercantilist Trade and Productivity Agenda for Canada
August 2, 2012 - Michael Hart

To revitalize its flagging trade and productivity performance, Canada should adapt its international trade and investment policies to a world of global value chains, evolving trade and investment...

Jon Johnson - Trump Can’t Unilaterally Withdraw U.S. From NAFTA
Intelligence Memos
From: Jon Johnson To: The Minister of International Trade and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Date: May 1, 2017 Re: Trump Can’t Unilaterally Withdraw U.S. From NAFTA Last week saw high drama on the...
The economic lessons of Donald Trump’s victory - C.D. Howe Fellow
In the United States and around the world, millions of people are now asking “how could this happen?” How can we make sense of an America in which Donald Trump becomes the next president? Discovering...
Daniel Schwanen - Canada and the President Elect: Deal, or no Deal?
Intelligence Memos
From: Daniel Schwanen To: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Date: November 9, 2016 Re: Canada and the President Elect - Deal, or no Deal? President-elect Trump’s victory speech in the early hours...

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