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Jul 10, 2016

The future of the automotive and manufacturing sectors just might be written here in London.

A 10-year study on how to strengthen the industry in Ontario is already turning up areas for improvement, only one year into the review.
Jun 20, 2016

Investment attraction: Learning from best practice jurisdictions

A new research paper Investment Attraction: Learning from “Best Practice” Jurisdictions by the Ivey Business School’s David Moloney and Sandra Octaviani looks at how best-practice jurisdictions approach investment attraction and develops some important lessons for Canada.
Jun 16, 2016

Getting on the radar screen a key barrier to attracting agri-food FDI

Canada is often not even on the radar screen of European agri-food manufacturers seeking to build North American plants – but they are strongly attracted when they learn of Canada’s many advantages.
Jun 14, 2016

A framework for foreign direct investment attraction

Greig Mordue emphasizes the critical personal contributions of both public leaders and corporate champions committed to the foreign direct investment process. These are the leaders who are prepared to expend or risk their personal capital to catalyze the process.
Jun 2, 2016

Core Manufacturing: Lessons from four global giants in Canada

In Core Manufacturing: Lessons from Four Global Giants in Canada, Paul Boothe and Jean-Louis Schaan look at common elements which lead to successful production and R&D mandates.
Apr 29, 2016

FDI by the numbers | The global impact of foreign direct investment

In their research paper FDI by the Numbers for the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management at the Ivey Business School David Moloney and Sandra Octaviani discuss how enormous movements of global capital in pursuit of productive opportunities are re-shaping the global economy.
Apr 4, 2016

Paul Boothe | Canada is a laggard at attracting investment. Here’s how to fix that.

Paul Boothe explains in his latest op-ed in Maclean’s there are two key actors who plays a critical roles in the process of attracting investment, especially in global firms with Canadian operations.
Apr 1, 2016

Attracting Global Mandates

New research from the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management entitled Attracting Global Mandates: Summary and Recommendations focuses on how Canadian manufacturers can win the fierce global competition for production and R&D mandates.
Mar 29, 2016

Paul Boothe | Canada is adrift without a fiscal anchor

In an op-ed for Maclean's, Professor Paul Boothe discusses the federal government’s lack of fiscal anchors in Budget 2016.
Mar 23, 2016

How the first budget measures up

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced the Liberal government’s first budget for 2016 on Tuesday March 22. Ivey faculty tackled the subject in the media, addressing how the first budget has measured up so far against expectations and predictions.