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Will computers beat us at our own game?

What if you were the European champion in the world’s most complex board game, and were beaten out by a computer? This is exactly what Fan Hui, European champion in the game Go is experiencing right now.

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Bigger is not always better

‘Scaling up’, or growing businesses is a key activity towards reducing Ontario’s prosperity gap, which we know lags behind our US peer jurisdictions. In our Working Paper 23, A place to grow: Scaling up Ontario’s firms, we found that even with the various federal and provincial policies aimed at growing businesses, Ontario has not made progress in this area.

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