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In defence of Economics 101

Tue, 2014-10-21 13:26

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The dying-technology charity pitch

Tue, 2014-10-07 12:08

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Personnalité de la Semaine: Olivier Babin

Tue, 2014-09-30 10:48

À 19 ans, Olivier Babin possède déjà une impressionnante feuille de route, où foisonnent prix, mentions, bourses et honneurs. Retour sur le parcours fulgurant d’une jeune étoile de la finance.

...Le jeune homme poursuit maintenant ses études à la faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill, où il est inscrit au baccalauréat conjoint, économie et finance. Il est le lauréat de la prestigieuse bourse d’admission Greville Smith, l’une des plus importantes bourses d’entrée à McGill.

Source Site: /desautels

Brave hearts and wise heads

Mon, 2014-09-29 14:50

Demography is not destiny, but it sheds light on the events leading to these two referenda, the Quebec one taking place in 1995, and the Scottish one last week, and has also implications concerning the changing voting ages around the world. In most countries the voting age is 18. However, the Scottish National Party's voted unanimously in October 2007 to lower it to 16, which subsequently became law. Argentina's Cristina Kirchner's party did the same in 2012, in preparation for the 2013 elections.

Source Site: /desautels

The Scottish independence movement learned from Quebec's failed votes for separation

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:27

The first time was in 1980 when Quebec’s premier, René Lévesque, called for a provincial referendum on pursuing a negotiated secession from CanadaThe key issue for the separatists was the preservation of the French language and culture.

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Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre National Bank Seminar Series - Skewness Risk and Bond Prices

Fri, 2014-09-05 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre National Bank Seminar Series presents

Skewness Risk and Bond Prices

Francisco Ruge-Murcia
Department of Economics, McGill University

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Source Site: /desautels

Incentive alignment through performance-focused shareholder proposals on management compensation

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:12

Authors: Fortin, Steve; Subramaniam, Chandra; Wang, Xufrank; Zhang, Sanjian

Publication: Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics

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RGCS Lecture: Naomi Lamoreaux, "Civil Society and Organizational History"

Thu, 2013-11-14 16:30 - 18:00
Leacock Building : 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free and open to the public

The Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series presents:
Naomi Lamoreaux
, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History and Chair of the Department of History at Yale University:
"Civil Society and Organizational History."  

Reception to follow.
https://www.facebook.com/events/634383759920040/

Source Site: /politicalscience

Lecture: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Thu, 2013-02-28 16:00 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Donation

Sacred Economics
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.

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Contact: Paul Simard
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Office Phone: 514-398-7618
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RGCS Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: Leif Wenar, Oil, Dictators & Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions

Thu, 2012-10-11 16:30 - 18:00
Ferrier Building : 456, 840 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G2

Leif Wenar, Chair of Ethics at King's College London will deliver the a Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: "Oil, Dictators, and Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions."  Ferrier 456; reception to follow.  Cosponsored by the Department of Political Science.

Source Site: /politicalscience