A recent OECD report offers new evidence on the impact of R&D tax incentives and direct funding of business R&D. The new analysis reveals that both types of support lead to different outcomes but similar increases in R&D performance.
Topic: Business support programs
In a policy paper for Ontario360, Sean Speer and Jamison Steeve argue that business support programs don’t stand up to cost-benefit analysis. But other researchers say their arguments don’t stand up to scrutiny.
In this month’s scaleup Q&A, Round13 Capital managing partner Bruce Croxon shares about adapting to rapid technological change, adopting the right attitude to venture capital, and what the government can do to help Canadian tech companies grow.
The Ontario government spends approximately $5 billion a year on business support programs, many of which don’t stand up to cost-benefit analysis, according to Jamison Steeve and Sean Speer in a new paper published by Ontario 360, a public policy research group housed at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.