Ideas & Work

Shared Prosperity

How well does GDP per capita really measure our well-being?

How well does GDP per capita really measure our well-being?

When economists try to determine if a country is ‘prosperous’, the most commonly used indicator is GDP per capita, which is a measure of the total value generated by an economy in a given year divided by the number of people living in it. Why do we use GDP per capita...

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Will machine learning lead Alberta’s new economy?

Will machine learning lead Alberta’s new economy?

Cory Janssen is Co-Founder and CEO of AltaML. Cory is active in the Alberta entrepreneurial community as a member of the A100 network, the ThresholdImpact University of Alberta Venture Mentoring Service, and as an associate for Creative Destruction Labs Rockies. Cory...

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10 Ideas to Ignite Alberta’s Economy

10 Ideas to Ignite Alberta’s Economy

A strong economy is a common indicator of prosperity. Alberta’s economy has been struggling since the oil price crash in 2014. Since 2013, Alberta’s per capita GDP has fallen 3.8%, which is by far the worst performance of all the Canadian provinces. There are no...

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