Lessons Learned from Australia’s Entrepreneurial Prowess
This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013 to accompany a session on “Innovation, Dynamism, and Entrepreneurship.” Read more at http://blog.global-economic-symposium.org/. What are the ingredients required for a sustainably innovative, entrepreneurial, and growth-oriented environment? Australia was recently named among the top quartile of G20 countries in which to be an […]
All Growth Is Based on Innovation
This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013 to accompany a session on “Innovation, Dynamism, and Entrepreneurship.” Read more at http://blog.global-economic-symposium.org. In looking at achieving sustainable and inclusive growth, we must ask ourselves: what does this growth look like, and what is the best way to achieve this […]
Free Trade Agreements: Handle with Care
Like many other structural policies, free trade agreements are a tool used by governments to achieve their objectives. Now tools can be used or misused, and in this case the tool is not being used to its fullest potential. Free Trade Agreements need to be handled with due care if they […]
Global Migration: Changing the way we define our identity?
When my parents moved to Australia with me as a screaming baby in tow, the situation in Sudan was dire, true, but it was much more an economic and socio-political decision rather than one of safety. This type of migration is increasingly common, particularly to a migration based nation such […]
Women in the Workforce: More to it than just numbers.
The questions of women in the workforce and how that affects society’s fabric have been posed since the early days of the feminist movement. The question of what is gained – or lost – as women assume a larger role in a country’s economic burden is not so much just about the […]