New Action Plan from CGLR

New Action Plan from CGLR

A new report from the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR), Restoration, Transformation and Growth: A New Economic Agenda for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region, outlines an ambitious and practical work plan to address the key economic issues facing the Great...
Where in the World is Dawson Strategic?

Where in the World is Dawson Strategic?

No one can argue that international trade consulting opens doors to a lot of travel — sometimes nearby, sometimes halfway around the world.  In October 2012, we spent three days in Buffalo, NY attending the Ontario Motor Coach Association Annual Meeting, working...
Kyrgyz Summer Holiday

Kyrgyz Summer Holiday

This week I have temporarily returned to my former life as an economic policy trainer to work with 60 economic officials from Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan.  While development contracting used to be a full-time gig for me, I left the field...
Financing Small Business in the Americas

Financing Small Business in the Americas

Recent research by the World Bank confirms that small businesses are the largest provider of jobs in developing countries but inadequate access to finance is one of the biggest obstacles to small business growth. In Canada and the United States, small businesses use...