What kind of President would Joe Biden be? | The Globe and Mail

Published: 9 November 2020

November 7, 2020 | In his latest article for the Globe and Mail, David Shribman ponders how U.S. President-elect Joe Biden might govern by examining the circumstances that shaped him and the style...

How Think Tanks and Public Policy Schools Can Make Good Ideas a Reality

4 Dec 2019

The Max Bell School of Public Policy recently hosted Better Policy for a Better World, a conference centered on how ideas can be put into practice in the complex world of policy making....

The Complex World of Policy Making

2 Dec 2019

Two weeks ago, over 200 people converged in Montreal for Better Policy for a Better World, a Max Bell School of Public Policy conference aimed at addressing the gap between the theory and the...

Conference Recap: Why aren’t good ideas enough?

21 Nov 2019

On November 14, 2019, the Max Bell School of Public Policy hosted a full-day conference, Better Policy for a Better World: Why good ideas aren’t enough. During four panel sessions, 18 leading...

Why Good Ideas Aren't Enough

4 Nov 2019

On November 14, 2019, over two hundred attendees from across the country will gather in Montreal for Better Policy for a Better World. This conference put on by McGill University's Max Bell School...

Assessing Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission

30 Oct 2019

Ecofiscal was a unique, purpose-built, think tank dedicated to the research and advocacy of pollution pricing. Pollution pricing is a good idea, but is a good idea enough to get things done?...

Foreign Policy and Foreign Interference in the 2019 Canadian Election

21 Oct 2019

While the 2019 Federal Election saw limited foreign policy debate, international issues were omnipresent: climate change, refugees and immigration, Canada's relationship with China and the United...

World Bank President visits McGill and meets with Max Bell School students

15 Oct 2019

Every year, the World Bank presents an important policy-signalling address from a leading academic institution ahead of its general assembly in Washington, D.C....

The Max Bell School welcomes its inaugural MPP class

24 Sep 2019

As the 2019/2020 academic year kicked off, McGill University welcomed thousands of new students. This year among those joining the McGill community was a group of 31 outstanding individuals...



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