La politique d’influence des entités supranationales : corrélation et délégation des capacités d’attraction des États membres au sein de l’Union européenne

Le projet de recherche se propose d’analyser les éléments qui constituent l’attractivité de l’Union européenne à l’international et surtout dans les États post-soviétiques que sont l’Ukraine, la Moldavie et la Géorgie. Il permettra de comprendre quels sont les acteurs qui influencent le plus l’Union européenne et la façonnent au quotidien. Il permettra d’évaluer les limites qu’ils ont sur le plan national et qu’ils peuvent compenser en travaillant en équipe avec les autres États membres.

The Empowerment of China’s Left-behind Women

Feminization of agriculture is occurring in China through the rural-urban migration of labor, predominantly men. This phenomenon raises the question: Does women’s increasing participation in farming affect their capacity and power in decision-making regarding agricultural production and their rural livelihood? While little research has been done to address this issue due to the measurement challenges, the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) offers a way to correct this deficiency. This study is the first attempt to apply the WEAI in China.

Performance and success metrics and impact evaluation of Surrey Innovation Boulevard health tech cluster

Innovation hubs or clusters are widely viewed as powerful engines of economic growth. Looking specifically at biotech cluster, each cluster / innovation hub varies from one another due to their origin and industry,thus each individual cluster needs customized research methodologies and metrics to track their success and impact on the Canadian health, economy and people. To support the recent and rapidly growing novel medical technology market and position Canada as a global player, it is critical to understand the unmet needs and success factors, within such clusters.

The Discourse of Decentralization: Understanding the Influence of Political Competitionand Development Outcomes In India

Lokpriy is studying decentralization policies in the developing world, with a primary focus on India. His research topic is “Three Essays on Discourse of Decentralization: Understanding the Influence of Political Competition and Development Outcomes in India”. His research focuses on, examining the global political and economic context for decentralization and how the different components of political competition and decentralization impact public policy outcomes in India.