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Taking on a major drought with solar power

Published: 30Mar2017

Farmers in the coastal Kenyan county of Kilifi are locked into a drought that has so far killed over 20,000 livestock. And now the Red Cross is coming to the rescue. A new, solar-powered water...

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...

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...

MDIIM Integrated Management Symposium Series: Authenticity & Deception

4Apr201718:00
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Faculty Club3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5Authenticity and Deception in Communications and Advertising /ossCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management

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 

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