March 3, 2014
Why do lenders repeatedly loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt? When can this type of lending work? The answers may lie with a 16th-century Spanish monarch.
February 15, 2014
A UBC economist explores the dramatic loss of skilled jobs in the U.S. economy.
February 11, 2014
Valentine’s Day may seal the deal, or end it, if you’re in the market for a mate.
February 10, 2014
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on a variety of issues related to the 2014 federal budget, to be announced February 11.
December 19, 2013
The federal review panel released its environmental report and recommendations about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and UBC experts are available to comment.
June 24, 2013
UBC experts are available to comment on National Household Survey findings on labour, education and transportation, which Statistics Canada will release on Wednesday, June 26.
Media Release | March 20, 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
February 19, 2013
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.
Media Release | December 11, 2012
UBC researchers estimate losses of $300-million, cleanup costs of up to $9.6-billion.
Media Release | December 5, 2012
An expansion of Canada’s top-ranked economics department will create the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a new global centre for research and learning on the world’s most pressing economic issues.
November 26, 2012
University of British Columbia business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on how U.S. economic challenges will impact Canadian and global economies.
Media Release | February 20, 2012
A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world.
Media Release | January 23, 2012
With the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, approaching (Jan. 25-29) and another year of uncertainty expected in global financial markets, UBC experts are available to comment on international and national economic issues.
Media Release | January 6, 2012
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on two controversial pipeline projects to carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets.
Media Release | March 23, 2011
When it comes to lobbying, it’s not what you know, but who you know that matters, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.