UBC Sauder School of Business
Media Release | May 11, 2017
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
March 15, 2017
The UBC Sauder School of Business’s Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win B.C. provincial election on May 9.
Media Release | March 13, 2017
UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank.
January 10, 2017
While Canada’s climate policy is steadily moving in the direction of carbon pricing, policy south of the border is in disarray with the Trump administration taking office this month.
December 19, 2016
The holiday season is a time of giving, but the reasons why people donate to charity aren’t well understood.
December 15, 2016
The B.C. government announced a program today to assist qualified first-time homebuyers with their down payments. UBC experts are available to comment.
November 30, 2016
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.
November 30, 2016
You’ve watched them comfort colleagues, defuse tense situations and take the heat from tough bosses. These toxic handlers voluntarily shoulder the sadness, frustration, bitterness and anger of others so that high-quality work continues to get done.
November 22, 2016
New research co-authored by Darren Dahl, professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, finds that aggressive behaviour is primed the moment customers are first exposed to retail ads.
October 25, 2016
Costumes, candy and decorations are flying off store shelves in record numbers, as Halloween draws near.
October 19, 2016
New research from the UBC Sauder School of Business suggests that simply imagining the taste, smell and texture of food or drink can lead consumers to happily choose smaller portions and even increase their satisfaction.
October 6, 2016
The RCMP has issued an apology to hundreds of female officers and employees who were subjected to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the force.
Media Release | September 28, 2016
The UBC Sauder School of Business is launching the Western Canadian version of the Creative Destruction Lab, a successful seed-stage program based at UofT’s Rotman School of Management.
September 16, 2016
German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer says it will take over U.S. company Monsanto in a $66-billion deal, creating one of the world’s largest agri-tech conglomerates.
June 15, 2016
Domestic abuse can be a barrier to career success for women, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
May 19, 2016
UBC Sauder School of Business professor Hasan Cavusoglu discusses the security threats posed by the Internet of Things, and how consumers’ daily online activity is being tracked.
March 17, 2016
Next week, Canada’s federal government will announce its first budget since Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power.
March 10, 2016
Werner Antweiler, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, has investigated the pros and cons of daylight saving time and says there are plenty of good reasons not to do it.
Media Release | March 8, 2016
Shoppers making ethical purchases, such as buying organic food or environmentally friendly cars, are generally seen as more virtuous – unless they’re receiving government assistance.
Media Release | February 25, 2016
Ideology is a key factor in determining how people assess the credibility of scientific researchers, according to a new UBC Sauder School of Business study.