Innovation Economy

Today's Paper 07/22/2018

Front page July22, 2018<p>President Trump has appointed 44 judges since taking office – including more appellate judges than any president in American …

University of Maryland

Meet Cleveland's co-working chorus

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO<p>Workers take advantage of communal spaces at MidTown Tech Hive.<p>LaunchHouse, which is based in Highland Heights, brought its …

Great Lakes

Economy of Intangibles

<i>By Silvia Merler, an Affiliate Fellow at Bruegel and previously an Economic Analyst in DG Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission.</i> …

Economics

Canada’s ‘innovation economy’ has been over-hyped and needs a reality check

<i>Neil Desai and Graeme Moffat are executives with Canadian technology scale-ups and Fellows at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.</i><p>There has been a steady drumbeat of headlines praising Canada’s innovation economy of late, including our academic …

Innovation

Philly's Project NorthStar conference is looking for speakers

The <b>Project NorthStar</b> conference, a three-day event Oct. 3–5 aimed at providing Black and Latinx professionals with “connections, education, and …

Frederick Douglass

Editorial: Chamber says next governor should build Ohio's innovation economy

What you don’t know can hurt you. That’s the gist of a report and call to action from a new research foundation of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.<p>The …

Innovation

Opinion: Centrelink is flawed

As machines increasingly replace conventional jobs, “it’s going to make giving everybody work that is meaningful tougher,” said Obama this week at …

Universal Basic Income

Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepening trade ties

<b>On paper Israel and China are unlikely close trading partners.</b><p>China, the world's second-largest country, is the biggest exporter on the planet. While Israel, a tiny strip of land in the Middle East, is only in 45th place on the global exporting league table.<p>And importantly - Israel has always been …

China

Congress is wrong to question Huawei’s academic partnerships | Financial Times

Recently my company Huawei was strongly criticised by several members of the US Congress. They asked the US secretary of education to investigate …

Higher Education

Tri-Valley economy, job market boom: new report

PLEASANTON — The Tri-Valley economy is hot and has added jobs in recent years at a brisk pace — but like other parts of the Bay Area, traffic jams …

Silicon Valley

Rebuilding a More Equitable Economy: An NPQ Acceleration Series

Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>“Globular cluster 47 Tucanae,” Robert Sullivan<p>Last week, <i>NPQ</i> ran a focused series of articles on how nonprofits can take the lead …

Nonprofits

Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation Recommends Innovation Hubs, Investments in Workforce and Risk Capital

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation, Inc. today released <i>Ohio Bold: A Blueprint for Accelerating the Innovation Economy</i>. Based on research completed with TEConomy Partners LLC, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation, which serves …

Chamber of Commerce

Declining business dynamism and information technology

Evidence from the US indicates that business dynamism is declining, and that this affects overall productivity growth. This column explores business …

Economics

World's Top Innovation Economies Aren't Getting Money's Worth

Among the world’s top innovating economies, quite a few aren’t getting enough bang for their buck.<p>That’s the lesson from the latest annual Global …

Innovation

Tech innovators start to see old-fashioned benefits of collective bargaining

Disruption has been a defining buzzword of this decade, as companies in nearly all sectors find themselves challenged or supplanted as a result of …

Business (Australia)

EU and China step up cooperation on climate change and clean energy

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation<p>Published<p>3 hours ago<p>on<p>July 18, 2018<p>The importance of digital technologies in …

Innovation

25 million reasons to plan and invest for growing Australia

Reaching the 25 million population mark is a significant milestone in Australia’s evolution, and should be a clarion call for governments to step up …

Smart Cities

Total Creates a Digital Innovation Center in India in Partnership with Tata Consultancy Services – Company Announcement

PARIS&MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2018--<p>Regulatory News:<p>Total(Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT) andTata Consultancy Services(TCS) have …

Innovation

Happy 50th birthday Intel, you look a lot like the next Kodak

I am easily a foot taller than Andy Grove. But whenever I was with him, I felt that he was the giant.<p>That’s what the bestselling Harvard business …

Economy

Developing and Managing a Successful Technology Strategy | Sloan School of Management

About the course<p>This intensive program details a unique and powerful approach to integrating business and technology strategy and to developing …

Innovation

UCSD Study Suggests Hiring Immigrant Workers Lead to Greater Innovation

4 days ago<p>SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Hiring high-skilled foreign workers leads to greater innovation and also has positive effects on business profits, …

Patents

Government helping small businesses innovate - Canadian small businesses invited to develop innovative solutions to five government challenges

OTTAWA, July 16, 2018 /CNW/ - As the single-largest purchaser of goods and services, the federal government is using procurement in a new way to help Canadian small business owners commercialize their ideas and solve complex government challenges.<p>Through the Innovative Solutions Canada program, …

Innovation

The UK’s productivity problem: hub no spokes

Andy Haldane yet again. How he has made a habit of giving such amazing speeches which are so detailed and yet so simple. One could add the phrase …

Productivity

Fort Collins Mayor Joins the National FAA Drone Advisory Committee to Represent Cities

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has selected Mayor Wade O. Troxell, Ph.D., of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, to serve on the Federal Aviation Administration's Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) which convenes today for the first time …

National League (MLB)

Miami Educator Wins Cash Prize in NFTE Model Teacher Challenge

MIAMI, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) announced today that Ray Parris of Hialeah Miami Lakes Technical Magnet School in Miami, FL was awarded top prize in the inaugural Model Teacher Challenge, a highly competitive challenge issued to educators …

Pedagogy

Today's Headlines

Page one<p>These island stations have endured, even as criminal investigations, broad cost-cutting measures, and staff realignments continue to batter …

Book Reviews

How China broke into the world’s top 20 most-innovative economies in just 4 years

<b>Experts call it a breakthrough for Beijing’s economy and a shift in China’s reputation as a manufacturing economy to a research-driven one.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> …

India News

In an Era of Tech Innovation, Whispers of Declining Research Productivity

Productivity rates have not grown over the past several decades despite the large expansion of the overall research effort<p>By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>Given the pace of technological change, we tend to think of our age as the most innovative ever. But over the past several years, a number of economists …

Innovation

Driven by Basic Research

Are nations investing too little in basic research? In the context of the global debt crisis, several industrial countries have reduced their funding …

Innovation

U of M President Eric Kaler’s tenure marked by improvements, controversy

Following University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s announcement that he will step down in 2019, we look back on notable moments of his</b> …

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