North America

Report

20 Mar 2019
42

This report finds the link between productivity and compensation in Australia remains robust under existing institutional arrangements, although this does not preclude the possibility of further reforms that could boost productivity, worker compensation and improve the distribution of productivity gains.

Draft report

18 Mar 2019
36

The MIT Open Access Task Force has released this set of draft recommendations that aim to support and increase the open sharing of MIT publications, data, software, and educational materials.

Report

14 Mar 2019
3

This paper looks particularly at the challenges involved in promoting individual autonomy - supporting individuals to make informed choices about future medical interventions.

Report

14 Mar 2019
5

This paper argues that the enhanced US-Vietnam economic ties reflect the fact that Washington has begun to recognise Vietnam’s economic potential and geopolitical significance.

Report

13 Mar 2019
0

This report examines ways in which life cycle thinking and related tools, such as life cycle assessment, can be used to inform effective policymaking, aimed at reducing food loss and waste.

Report

Attracting and retaining a highly skilled, diverse workforce to support the Government of Canada’s digital strategy
8 Mar 2019
121

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious and comprehensive information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. This report argues that leveraging diverse, inclusive, tolerant and supportive work environments can help attract the talent that the Government of Canada needs to...

Report

8 Mar 2019
9

This paper recommends a framework for strengthening US–EU trade relations and achieving successful trade talks in the current era of protectionism.

Briefing paper

7 Mar 2019
18

This paper argues that from Australia’s perspective, the U.S Congress will on some issues be a useful supporter of ‘status quo’ positions and robust U.S engagement and leadership in Asia. On many others, Congress will be slow-moving, infuriating or downright depressing in its impact on...

Report

6 Mar 2019
82

This report reviews how OECD countries can use their national adaptation planning processes to respond to this challenge. Specifically, the report examines how countries approach shared costs and responsibilities for coastal risk management and how this encourages or hinders risk-reduction behaviour by households, businesses and...

Article

5 Mar 2019
14

Disasters are becoming more common in America. In the early and mid-20th century, fewer than 20 percent of U.S. counties experienced a disaster each year. Today, it's about 50 percent. According to the 2018 National Climate Assessment, climate change is already driving more severe droughts,...

Audio interview

5 Mar 2019
8

The U.S. government spends billions of dollars each year helping households recover after disasters such as the tornadoes this past Sunday in Alabama. Who gets that federal aid is always a big question after natural disasters. An NPR investigation out today finds federal disaster aid...

Journal article

25 Feb 2019
10

Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuels and industry increased by 2.2% per year on average between 2005 and 2015. Global emissions need to peak and decline rapidly to limit climate change to well below 2 °C of warming, which is one of...

Briefing paper

22 Feb 2019
5

Feed the Future , the United States’ flagship global hunger and food security program, is beginning its second phase in 12 newly-designated target countries with a newly-added strategic objective: strengthening resilience. The changes reflect the evolving nature of the fight against hunger, which is...

Report

22 Feb 2019
10

Healthcare is a key component of the U.S economy, but healthcare spending increases consistently outstrip GDP growth. Improving productivity in healthcare delivery could change this dynamic without harming patient care.

Report

22 Feb 2019
93

Describing the environmental effects of virgin pulp production and the US strong reliance on tissue products, this report grades leading brands based on their impacts on forests and outlines existing solutions that companies can adopt.

Report

21 Feb 2019
4

In November 2015, the Canadian government, led by Justin Trudeau, announced a new, nonpartisan process to select candidates for Senate appointments. To take stock of these developments and related internal changes, the IRPP convened a round table in Ottawa on September 27, 2018. This report...

Report

21 Feb 2019
58

This Inquiry reviewed current international practice regarding petitions in parliament, recommending reforms to streamline the process locally and encourage more Australian residents to submit petitions.

Article

19 Feb 2019
4

In increasingly arid regions such as the western U.S., water managers are learning that careful management and restoration of watershed ecosystems, including thinning trees and conducting prescribed burns, are important tools in coping with a hotter, drier climate.

Report

Results from our fourth national consumer survey (2018 data) on digital health adoption
13 Feb 2019
67

A publicly accessible report from the 2018 Digital Health Consumer Adoption survey, conducted by Rock Health. The survey consists of 4,000 respondents of US adults aged 18 and over.

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