Media Summary for Dan Breznitz’s, Innovation in Real Places

Released in spring 2021, Innovation in Real Places, by Innovation Policy Lab Co-Director, Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and Clifford Clark Visiting Professor at the Department of Finance Dan Breznitz, is being celebrated by policy-makers and book reviews alike. A winner of the first Balsillie Prize for Public Policy, it has also been shortlisted for the 2022 Donner Prize. Additionally, it was included among Financial Times’ summer books of 2021 and longlisted for their Business Book of the Year.

Innovation in Real Places

Books on long-term care, economic structural changes among Donner Prize nominees
(Canadian Press via Toronto Star)(The Globe and Mail – paywall)(Quill & Quire)(Canadian Press via City)

Dan Breznitz wins inaugural Balsillie Prize for Public Policy
Dan Breznitz, Innovation Policy Lab Co-Director and author of Innovation in Real Places: Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World has been named the winner of the $60K Writers’ Trust Balsillie Prize for Public Policy.
(Writer’s Trust of Canada)(Canadian Press via Toronto Star – paywall)(National Post – special excerpt)(TVO: The Agenda)(U of T News)(Quill and Quire)(Canadian Press via The Globe and Mail – paywall) (CBC Radio: On the Island) (Canadian Press via Yahoo! News Canada)

Earthquakes, elder care and innovation on shortlist for inaugural Balsillie Prize 
(The Globe and Mail – paywall) (Toronto Star – paywall) (National Post) (Yahoo! News Canada) (Quill & Quire)

Innovation according to Dan Breznitz
(Corriere Della Sera – Italy – Italian language)

Business Book of the Year 2021 — the longlist
(Financial Times)

Financial Times Summer books of 2021: Economics
(Financial Times)

To boost Canadian innovation, resist the lure of Silicon Valley
(The Hill Times)

The ecology of innovation
(Stanford Social Innovation Review) (Project Syndicate)

A Q&A with Dan Breznitz
(Munk School Exposure)