finance

Desautels Assistant Professor named to prestigious list

Published: 3Apr2017

The 2017 edition of Poets and Quants’ Best 40 Under 40 Professors list is out, and on it are four teachers at Canadian institutions — including Desautels Assistant Professor Sebastien Betermier....

Overreaction to extreme market events and investor sentiment

Published: 31Mar2017

Authors: Piccoli, P., Chaudhury, M.  Publication: Applied Economics Letters Abstract: 

The pursuit of happiness through the ages

Published: 30Mar2017

Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner gave a lecture as part of the Centre for the Thought of John Paul II’s series on Moral Capitalism, in which he explored the concept of the pursuit of happiness,...

Improving innovation policy

Published: 30Mar2017

During a debate hosted in part by the Centre for the Thought of John Paul II in Warsaw, Poland, Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner explores the military origins of venture capital, as well as the...

Shoes, economics and entrepreneurship: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Published: 30Mar2017

John Tamny starts his review of Nike founder Phil Knight’s eminently enjoyable memoir, Shoe Dog, with a quote by Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner that macroeconomics is a “tautology and a myth, a...

Canada stagnates while the US charges ahead: why VC in Canada is doing so poorly

Published: 30Mar2017

In a recent piece for Asia Times, Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner shines a light on Canada’s VC culture, contrasting its sluggish returns with those of the US, which outstrips its northern...

Among Best 40 Professors Under 40

Published: 27Mar2017

For his engaging teaching and excellence in research, Professor Sebastien Betermier has been named by Poets & Quants as one of this year’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors. 

Bannon, Plato and the decline of America

Published: 7Mar2017

In a piece for the Asia Times, Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner looks at Trump aide Stephen K. Bannon’s view of history and how it forms his domestic and foreign strategy. Professor Brenner says...

Desautels undergraduates secure a win at PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

Published: 3Mar2017

Congratulations to Desautels BCom students Evan Coulter, Valentyn Litvin, Meagan Prins, and Marina Simonian for winning the PRMIA Risk Management Challenge, marking a third consecutive victory for...

Canada’s new ‘green’ economy

Published: 1Mar2017

In Smiths Falls, Ontario, a former chocolate factory houses one of Canada’s biggest marijuana producers. Canopy Growth and its competitors are in a headlong rush to increase production and market...

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