UBC Sauder School of Business
Community involvement makes people more trusting at work
Want to build a strong team at work? Hire your kid’s soccer coach or head of the parents’ association, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Jan 13, 2016
The declining Canadian dollar: UBC experts available for comment
UBC experts are available for commentary on the Canadian dollar, which has fallen below 72 cents (U.S.) – its lowest level since May 2004.
Dec 17, 2015
Charities: Want cash? Appeal to the head. Want volunteers? Appeal to the heart
Charities looking for donations this season should frame their appeals with concrete messages as opposed to broader, more abstract ideas. But they should take the opposite tack when seeking volunteers, according to new research.
Dec 14, 2015
Holiday season 2015: UBC experts available for comment
The festive season is upon us and researchers at the University of British Columbia are available to comment on various topics related to the holidays.
Dec 14, 2015
Down payment changes: UBC experts available for comment
The federal government has introduced changes regarding down payments for homes over $500,000.
Dec 11, 2015
Foodies more satisfied with their lives: UBC study
People who revel in the tastes, sights and scents of food report higher well-being than those who eat simply to satisfy their hunger, according to a new study.
Dec 9, 2015
Business leaders making their mark at Paris climate conference
As world leaders congregate in Paris, Associate Professor James Tansey of UBC’s Sauder School of Business explains why there’s a big business contingent.
Nov 30, 2015
Evergreen Line delayed: UBC expert available for comment
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.
Nov 27, 2015
Black Friday frenzy may be waning
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.
Nov 25, 2015
Spend away on infrastructure, but be wary of spiralling deficits: UBC economist
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.
Nov 5, 2015
Why sports fans overeat after a defeat
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.
Oct 19, 2015
Housing as a federal election issue? An economist’s advice
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.
Oct 14, 2015
Bad bosses inspire employees to sabotage customers
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.
Oct 5, 2015
Q&A: Pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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.
Sep 24, 2015
$1M fund to open doors for Aboriginal women studying business
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.
Sep 22, 2015
Christmas in September: Why it’s already holiday season at the mall
Shoppers have probably noticed Christmas displays going up in stores already and are likely wondering: is it too soon?
Sep 15, 2015
Guilt helps sell self-improvement products, new UBC Sauder School study finds
Guilt can be a powerful tool for motivating self-improvement, according to a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Sep 14, 2015
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
Stock market volatility: UBC experts available for comment
UBC experts are available for commentary on global stock markets, which have plummeted in recent days.
Aug 24, 2015