UBC experts on B.C. budget update
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
Sep 11, 2017
UBC experts on bridge tolls
The B.C. government has announced it’s ending bridge tolls effective September 2017. UBC experts are available for comment.
Aug 25, 2017
How the B.C. election platforms stack up on road tolls
How do the three major political parties fare when it comes to road tolling? UBC Sauder Associate Professor Werner Antweiler examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
May 1, 2017
UBC Sauder’s election prediction markets take on pollsters
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.
Mar 15, 2017
The future of climate policy under Trump
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.
Jan 10, 2017
Why North Americans should look to British Columbia’s carbon tax as a model
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently proposed a national carbon “floor price” by 2018, while south of the border, Washington state residents will vote on Nov. 8 whether to implement the United States’ first revenue-neutral carbon emissions tax.
Nov 3, 2016
Bayer-Monsanto deal requires good parenting: UBC expert
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.
Sep 16, 2016
Should we abolish daylight saving time?
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.
Mar 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
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
Armchair political pundits put their money where their mouth is in election stock market
UBC’s Sauder School of Business Prediction Markets are up and running with traders already speculating on who will win Canada’s federal election this October.
Aug 18, 2015
Is the Canadian dollar a petrocurrency?
Since last summer, the price of oil has plummeted to its lowest point in years – and so has the Canadian dollar, sparking debate as to how closely they’re linked.
Apr 16, 2015
Lessons from the Mount Polley mine disaster
What mining companies and government regulators can learn from the recent catastrophic tailings pond spill.
Aug 21, 2014
What’s next for Northern Gateway?
A UBC expert answers questions about the future of the project as the federal government decides on the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Jun 17, 2014
Q&A on the future of gold prices and the Canadian dollar
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
Jul 10, 2013
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
Better than polls? UBC launches prediction market for B.C. Election
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
Feb 27, 2013