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Press Statement: Insights from IMANI-GIZ Reform Dialogue on Ghana’s Macroeconomic Environment

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Accra, 6 April 2022 — The IMANI Centre for Policy and Education (“IMANI CPE”) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (“GIZ”) on 5 April 2022 held this year’s first IMANI-GIZ Reform Dialogue Series (RDS) on the theme “Ghana’s Macroeconomic Environment: An Enabler or Hammer to Investment?”. The dialogue Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Why is Ghana’s fintech tax not finding favour? – Bright Simons

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

With its new fintech tax, Ghana will slow down anti-poverty effects of money transfer within the country, boost inflation and stifle innovation, argues Bright Simons. The government faction in Ghana’s parliament recently passed a controversial 1.5% tax on digital financial services, known as e-levy, after a walkout by the opposition, Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Why electric vehicle subsidies won’t help Canada’s climate goals: Jerome Gessaroli on BNN Bloomberg

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

 MLI Visiting Fellow Jerome Gessaroli, an instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s School of Business, spoke to BNN Bloomberg about the effectiveness of EV subsidies. “Electric vehicles […] The post Why electric vehicle subsidies won’t help Canada’s climate goals: Jerome Gessaroli on BNN Bloomberg appeared first on Macdonald-Laurier http://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca

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Could a Russian Cyber Attack Trigger WWIII?: Christian Leuprecht on TVO’s The Agenda

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

At the outset of the war in Ukraine, many predicted an outsized role for cyber attacks. To date though, it has been relatively quiet on the cyber front within […] The post Could a Russian Cyber Attack Trigger WWIII?: Christian Leuprecht on TVO’s The Agenda appeared first on Macdonald-Laurier Institute. http://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca

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The use and abuse of minority voices for the sake of narrative: Gabriel Louër for Inside Policy

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

By Gabriel Louër, March 29, 2022 A narrative about persons of colour in Canada is being promoted by ideologues who do not have our best interests at heart. For them, […] The post The use and abuse of minority voices for the sake of narrative: Gabriel Louër for Inside Policy appeared http://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca

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Webinar Panel Video: Mining, Indigenous communities, and our resource-dependent future – Event one

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Relations between mining companies and Indigenous communities have been fraught in the past, with few of the benefits and most of the environmental impacts being passed on to the First […] The post Webinar Panel Video: Mining, Indigenous communities, and our resource-dependent future – Event one appeared first on Macdonald-Laurier Institute. http://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca

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IMANI-GIZ Reform Dialogue: Is Ghana’s Macroeconomic Environment an Enabler or a Hammer to attracting Investment?

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

  IMANI Centre for Policy and Education and GIZ Ghana, invites you to its Reform Dialogue Series (RDS) to help examine the case for crafting a balanced and sound macroeconomic framework capable of enhancing growth and development through investment.  The dialogue will discuss answers to the following questions. How do Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!