Advances in technology have tremendous potential to boost economic growth and improve quality of life. However, the benefits of this prosperity are not accruing equally. This Brookfield Institute research stream explores the distribution of risks and benefits that come from an innovation-driven economy and informs policies and programs that promote shared prosperity.




The digital divide leaves more Canadians offline than you think
CBC Spark, Oct 2018

Canada’s coding classes prepare kids for the future — but many are left behind
Apolitical, Aug 2018

The Quest for Digital Literacy in Canada

Policy Options, May 2018






Public Policy for Our Automated Urban Future

New Cities: AI in Cities series, May 2018 


The AI Shift: Implications for Policymakers

Brookfield Institute, April 2018








Putting the 'Public' in Public Service

Policy Options, June 2017

Against Office Homonationalism

Medium, June 2017


10 Tips For Building Supportive Government Fellowship Programs (and convincing people to stay)

CPS Renewal, July 2017


Track Changes / Changer de voix
Bilingual podcast on public sector innovation, 2016-2017



Qualitative and quantitative research on municipal social services including Ontario Works-funded employment and training programs and the subsidized housing system.