February 4, 2016
Year after year, corporations shell out millions of dollars on Super Bowl ads, and the price tag keeps on rising.
February 1, 2016
The trial for former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi starts today. He faces charges of sexual assault and choking. An expert at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC is available to comment on the case.
January 25, 2016
The federal government has confirmed its plans to sign the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal next week. UBC experts are available to comment on the announcement.
January 20, 2016
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s interest-rate decision from the Bank of Canada – which coincides with a declining Canadian dollar, low oil prices and a faltering Canadian economy.
Media Release | January 18, 2016
A technological innovation that could revolutionize autism care is one of six start-ups in a year-long accelerator program at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.
Media Release | January 18, 2016
Economists at UBC’s Sauder School of Business and Vancouver School of Economics, along with colleagues from SFU, are calling on the provincial government to address housing affordability in the Lower Mainland with a tax targeting property owners without ties to the local economy.
Media Release | January 13, 2016
Want to build a strong team at work? Hire your kid’s soccer coach or head of the parents’ association, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
January 12, 2016
UBC experts are available for comment on the Canadian dollar, which dipped below 70 cents U.S. for the first time since the spring of 2003.
December 17, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the Canadian dollar, which has fallen below 72 cents (U.S.) – its lowest level since May 2004.
Media Release | December 14, 2015
Charities looking for donations this season should frame their appeals with concrete messages as opposed to broader, more abstract ideas. But they should take the opposite tack when seeking volunteers, according to new research.
December 14, 2015
The festive season is upon us and researchers at the University of British Columbia are available to comment on various topics related to the holidays.
December 9, 2015
People who revel in the tastes, sights and scents of food report higher well-being than those who eat simply to satisfy their hunger, according to a new study.
November 30, 2015
As world leaders congregate in Paris, Associate Professor James Tansey of UBC’s Sauder School of Business explains why there’s a big business contingent.
November 27, 2015
UBC’s Sauder School of Business expert Robin Lindsey is available to talk about the challenges of completing large-scale transportation infrastructure projects on time and on budget.
Media Release | November 26, 2015
A new study by Sauder School of Business Professor Izak Benbasat and his collaborators shows that envy is a key motivator behind Facebook posts and that contributes to a decrease in mental well-being among users.
November 25, 2015
With Canadian retailers pushing a northern version of Black Friday, marketing lecturer Ann Stone of UBC’s Sauder School of Business discusses the Canadian version of the popular shopping event.
November 24, 2015
The federal government will announce today details of its plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the year’s end.
November 6, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
November 5, 2015
Now that Bill Morneau has been chosen as Canada’s minister of finance, he has a lot of promises to live up to, centred on a plan for building infrastructure, financed with deficit spending, plus a rebalancing of the taxation system.
November 2, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal Liberal cabinet, which will be unveiled on Nov. 4.