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The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful technology transfer model can be easily transported to another.

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New IMFG paper calls for a rethink of Ontario’s provincial-municipal arrangements

TORONTO, ON — The Government of Ontario’s arrangements with local governments are facing pressures for reform, and the Province’s challenging fiscal conditions could be the catalyst for a rethink about how provincial-municipal affairs are managed in the years ahead. This is the conclusion of a new paper by André Côté and Michael Fenn. Provincial-municipal relations receive little attention but have big impacts on public services – from transit and infrastructure to policing and social services – and far reaching implications for the prosperity and quality of life of Ontario’s communities. Today, provincial-municipal arrangements are under pressure to adapt, in order to: • create...

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Interview with Ezra F. Vogel, Author of “Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China”

Listen to Ezra F. Vogel in an interview with Rob Steiner, Director of the Fellowships in Global Journalism program, on his book, "Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China."

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