From smart cities to quantum nations: what to watch to lead innovation in the 21st century

Year-round election cycles: national, local

Mining and material production cycles

Global value chains

Semiconductor deployment by country

Public debt (including provincial, municipal) vs government’s science and infrastructure budgets

Impact financing gap vs levels of certified project manager concentration levels per country

Inequality of productivity gap and sociology of knownledge research that explains that gap

Workforce migration

Youth mobility vs employment

Affordable housing stock

US/China in robots/semiconductors

US/China in robots/semiconductors