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When consumers buy embarrassing products, they don’t want friendly service
A UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that when people buy blush-inducing items, they choose self-checkout—or failing that, the most robotic human available.
May 18, 2023
UBC experts on 2023 federal budget
Canadian finance minister Chrystia Freeland is to present the federal government’s 2023 budget on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the budget and spending priorities identified by the government.
Mar 27, 2023
UBC experts on changes to Hockey Canada’s leadership team
Hockey Canada has announced that its entire board of directors and its CEO will step down. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 11, 2022
UBC experts on 2021 Canadian federal election
UBC experts are available to comment on various election issues.
Sep 21, 2021
UBC experts on B.C. paid sick leave legislation
UBC experts are available to comment on the new paid sick leave legislation introduced in British Columbia.
May 11, 2021
UBC experts on national housing report
The federal government is expected to release its housing report on Nov. 22, which is also National Housing Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 21, 2016
How B.C. is becoming a hot spot for social enterprise
A new report from the UBC Sauder School of Business, conducted in partnership with the provincial government, has found the number of social ventures in British Columbia has grown by more than a third since 2010.
May 10, 2016
Low oil prices here to stay, says UBC Sauder economist
With oil dipping below $30 U.S. a barrel, a UBC business prof discusses how low prices impact the Canadian economy and offers some predictions for the road ahead.
Jan 21, 2016
Declining Canadian dollar: UBC experts available for comment
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.
Jan 12, 2016
What’s the future of Vancouver’s Arbutus Corridor?
Two experts from UBC’s Sauder School of Business discuss the Arbutus Corridor debate from transportation and real estate perspectives.
Sep 3, 2015
Are gas prices out of line with the low price of oil?
Sauder prof Werner Antweiler says gas is more expensive than it should be, but probably not for long.
Sep 2, 2015
Transit plebiscite: Where do we go from here?
Metro Vancouver’s plebiscite on transit funding has resulted in 62 per cent of voters saying “no” to a sales tax hike.
Jul 2, 2015
Counterfeiters push fashion labels to new heights
The presence of counterfeiters in the market can drive innovation in the fashion industry, according to a new UBC study.
Jun 24, 2015
Canada’s largest cranberry grower partners with UBC on $7.5M fund to establish a centre for business ethics
UBC alumnus Peter Dhillon, Canada’s largest grower of cranberries, is partnering with UBC to establish the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the Sauder School of Business.
Jun 18, 2015
McJobs pay off later in career success
When school lets out for the summer, many young students will be facing a tough choice: get a summer job or take on extra studies?
May 13, 2015
Congress approval rating tanking over poor choice of words
U.S. Congress approval ratings are at record lows. Now a new study suggests that this may be partly due to a decline in the use of warm, agreeable language in the House.
May 11, 2015
Information privacy at threat by Bill C-51
Bill C-51 has drawn criticism for provisions that many feel are excessive and open to abuse. A UBC Sauder School of Business prof weighs in on the privacy risks.
Mar 25, 2015
Q&A: $7.5B transit plan goes to referendum this Spring
Professor Robin Lindsey, CN Chair in Transportation and International Logistics at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, says the proposed Congestion Tax is far from perfect, but may be better than the alternative.
Feb 17, 2015
Mining potential: New Sauder EMBA to create future leaders for the industry
UBC’s Sauder School of Business will launch an Executive MBA in Strategic Mining Management in September 2015.
Feb 6, 2015
Canadian banks being downgraded
A UBC finance professor says Canadian banks downgrading is a symptom of rough times for the country’s economy.
Feb 3, 2015