Curling still a ‘tough sell’ despite memorable Winter Olympics
The Globe and Mail spoke to James Brander, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, about curling. “Curling has a tough sell, but if it’s going to succeed, it has […]
Jan 24, 2019
In the short term, Canada not affected by U.S. government shutdown: UBC prof
James Brander, a professor of economics at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about the U.S. government’s shutdown. Brander said that Canada should not see major economic […]
Dec 24, 2018
2018 midterm vote is the most expensive in U.S. history
James Brander, an economist and UBC professor, spoke to Global about the cost of the 2018 midterm election in the United States. He said the business community does not like […]
Nov 5, 2018
Vancouver’s housing ‘bubble’ may be finally deflating
News 1130 reported that Vancouver’s housing market bubble may be showing signs of bursting. James Brander, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, said it’s no surprise that year-over-year […]
Oct 4, 2018
Minnesota Wild hoping for improvement, but data says more of the same is likely
An article in the Star Tribune about the performance of the Minnesota Wild hockey team mentioned a study by James Brander of UBC’s Sauder School of Business. The 2014 study published in […]
Sep 20, 2018
Is a projected $18-billion deficit justified?
Next week, Canada’s federal government will announce its first budget since Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power.
Mar 17, 2016
Most NHL players peak by age 29: study
A new University of British Columbia study identifies when the clock runs out on an NHL player’s peak performance, giving team executives insight into how best to build a roster.
May 15, 2014
UBC experts for B.C. election
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
Apr 15, 2013