November 30, 2015
As the world’s leaders congregate in Paris today for a two-week conference on climate change, 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.
October 21, 2015
UBC law professor Margot Young is available to comment on today’s Supreme Court decision regarding homeless camps in Abbotsford.
October 19, 2015
If the Blue Jays get knocked out of the playoffs, their fans will likely overeat the next day, according to a study by Assistant Professor Yann Cornil of UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
October 14, 2015
With the federal election less than one week away, Associate Professor Thomas Davidoff of UBC’s Sauder School of Business says there’s plenty the candidates could be proposing to help housing affordability in expensive cities like Vancouver and Toronto.
October 5, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-nation trade deal that includes Canada. A tentative agreement on the TPP was announced on Monday, Oct. 5.
Media Release | October 5, 2015
When faced with rude customers, people in the service sector sometimes exact revenge – but they’re much more likely to do so if their boss mistreats them as well.
Media Release | September 25, 2015
Retired Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire, one of Canada’s foremost humanitarians, is to be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of British Columbia.
September 24, 2015
Professor Keith Head, HSBC Professor in Asian Commerce at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, explains what Canadians stand to gain or lose, and whether the country should be in a hurry to sign.
Media Release | September 22, 2015
A $1-million gift from the family of Warren and Maureen Spitz will fund a new awards program at UBC’s Sauder School of Business benefiting Aboriginal women pursuing business studies.
September 21, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
September 17, 2015
The U.S. federal reserve will announce this morning whether or not it will raise interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis began.
Media Release | September 15, 2015
Shoppers have probably noticed Christmas displays going up in stores already and are likely wondering: is it too soon?
Media Release | September 14, 2015
Guilt can be a powerful tool for motivating self-improvement, according to a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.