Much of the work that THECIS has done over the last 20 years has been oriented towards policy. A significant amount of this work has been developing evidence for evidence based policy.

The best place to access policy oriented material on the web site is:

We would draw your attention to the following:

  • Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) reports – which provide evidence for evidence based policy. Read More
  • Medium sized companies report – a study of the significance of medium sized companies (with 100-499 employees) in the Alberta economy. This is an often over overlooked sector of the economy. Read More
  • Banff Consensus Report #1. This was based on a large conference in Banff. The report was “Integrating the Creative Capabilities of Western Canada into the global innovation system” Read More
  • Banff Consensus Report #2 “Natural Resources Industries as Engines of Economic Diversification.” Read More
  • Blog #26 “What the Fourth Industrial Revolution means for Alberta.” Read More
  • Blog #35 “Is Canadian Industry taking the lead in advocating coherent industrial policy for Canada?” Read More