Alex Usher is currently President of Higher Education Strategy Associates (HESA), a consulting firm which advises governments, institutions and corporations in the higher education sector on policy and strategy. He was a founding Board Member of the International Rankings Expert Group and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Rankings of World Universities. Prior to working for HESA, he worked as Director of Research and Policy at the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation and before that as a senior policy analyst at the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. He is based in Toronto.

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Innovation is not just about inputs

Canada has three problems when it comes to innovation policy. First, while we have a general sense of where the bottlenecks are in the technology pipeline, we tend to end our analyses with “Canada is …

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