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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...

Social Media for Startups: a workshop to build from

Published: 30Mar2017

At the last of this season’s McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship workshops, participants were treated to an in-depth understanding of what social media can do for startups. The workshop, led...

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...

Jobs and youth: is the degree still the best start?

Published: 28Mar2017

On a recent Breakfast Television youth employment panel, Desautels Assistant Professor Matissa Hollister said that, though it’s not necessarily an employment guarantee, “on average, it’s very clear...

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. 

Groupe Deschênes mise sur les acquisitions

Published: 24Mar2017

Deschênes Group goes all-in for acquisitions 

Northleaf appoints Desautels alumnus to its infrastructure team

Published: 24Mar2017

Northleaf Capital Partners has brought former Goldman Sachs banking analyst Simon Bibeau (BCom'15) on board to perform market research and asset management duties in its infrastructure team....

Supply-chain tests and solutions for growing Lush handmade cosmetics

Published: 24Mar2017

Lush’s North American factories in Vancouver and Etobicoke are putting out bath bombs at a frenetic pace to keep up with the demands of the rapidly-growing company — and the extremely short...

A rare pleasure: praise comes seldom for older workers

Published: 24Mar2017

For young workers just starting their careers, praise from their superiors can be a real boost. But, as Desautels Professor Karl Moore says in a recent piece for Forbes, professional praise dries...

Charitable giving: the wealth factor

Published: 24Mar2017

A study co-authored by Desautels Assistant Marketing Professor DaHee Han finds that there’s a big difference between the charitable giving habits of the wealthy and the less privileged.

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