Economics, Trade and Policy 6 ways Canadians can prepare for the upcoming recession Aug, 2022 | Opinion Walid Hejazi George Georgopoulos With a recession seeming imminent, many Canadians are rightfully concerned about the state of their finances. Here are some ways they can prepared for one. Economics, Trade and Policy Protectionism won’t help the Canadian economy in a future pandemic or emergency Feb, 2022 | Opinion Bernardo Blum Walid Hejazi Canada needs to develop truly resilient supply chains rather than let pandemic shortages lead to more blunt-edged protectionism, write professors Bernardo Blum and Walid Hejazi. Efficiency and Operational Performance Distribution disruption: how to build a better supply chain after COVID-19 Jun, 2020 | Video Dmitry Krass Gavinder Bhatia Walid Hejazi Opher Baron Three experts reflect on what the global pandemic has taught us in terms of building more resilient supply chains. Economics, Trade and Policy Pandemic Protectionism: The Global Trade Impact of COVID-19 May, 2020 | Video Daniel Trefler Chad P. Bown Walid Hejazi In a new webinar, experts in trade and economic policy examine new perspectives on global supply chains, trade, manufacturing and immigration emerging during the COVID-19 crisis. Economics, Trade and Policy How Canada can, and must, empower Indigenous communities Oct, 2018 | Opinion Walid Hejazi David Robinson An argument in favour of the federal and provincial governments of Canada to better engage with Indigenous communities, especially on infrastructure projects that impact their communities. Economics, Trade and Policy Lessons in Chinese history as America shuts off from the world Jul, 2018 | Opinion Walid Hejazi China’s economic growth has been driven by exports in industries that have seen significant liberalization. Going forward, China’s growth may slow in the face of American protectionism. Economics, Trade and Policy Beyond NAFTA: Canada must find new global markets Jun, 2018 | Opinion Walid Hejazi A new bridge between Detroit and Windsor may increase the flow of goods between Canada and the U.S. But should Canada diversify its economy by relying less on its southern neighbour? Economics, Trade and Policy Foreign investment limits cost Canadian economy almost $10 billion a year Nov, 2015 | Article Walid Hejazi Daniel Trefler Canada is stunting its own economy and curbing business from reaping the benefits of innovation through protectionist policies that curb foreign investment.