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Montreal hosts international humour conference

Published: 13Jul2017

The seed of the International Society for Humor Studies was planted at a small meeting in Wales three decades ago. Today, the organization hosts a yearly conference, where serious scholarship about...

EMBA alumnus Serge Postigo takes us back to the ’80s

Published: 13Jul2017

Actor, stage director and McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus Serge Postigo (EMBA'15) is a household name in Quebec, and with good reason. He made waves with Mary Poppins last year, so he was under...

Boomers, millennials and today’s workforce: a conversation with Karl Moore

Published: 12Jul2017

In a recent piece in Mind This Magazine, medical doctor Sven Jungmann talks with Desautels professor Karl Moore about generational stereotypes. As a millennial, Dr. Jungmann takes issue with the...

Leverage and asymmetric volatility: The firm-level evidence

Published: 12Jul2017

Authors: Jan Ericsson, Xiao Huang, Stefano Mazzotta Publication: Journal of Empirical Finance, Volume 38, Part A, September 2016, Pages 1-21 Abstract:

Huge losses hit CTAs hard

Published: 11Jul2017

According to a recent piece in Bloomberg Markets, mysterious movement in the markets has brought about the worst plunge for CTAs since 2007, punched risk parity funds downward and hit tech stocks...

Inflation or recession? The US Fed tries to untangle a financial mystery

Published: 11Jul2017

A Weekly Standard op-ed examines the way the Fed is trying to tame a $4-trillion quantitative easing problem in case another recession hits....

A conversation with McGill Dobson judge Alexandra Conliffe

Published: 11Jul2017

Alexandra Conliffe was a judge for the semi-final round of the 2017 McGill Dobson Cup’s Social Enterprise track. She is the Policy Innovation Director for the Brookfield Institute for Innovation +...

Karl Moore’s advice to Gen Y extroverts

Published: 11Jul2017

As students, young extroverts love to talk, to bounce their ideas off of colleagues and to be the centre of attention. But as energetic gen-Y-ers enter the workforce, a whole new set of rules comes...

Desautels alumnus named group VP at Shire

Published: 11Jul2017

Desautels alumnus John Snisarenko (BSc’86 and MBA’91) has been appointed Group VP of the Ophthalmology Business Unit for Shire US. He comes to Shire from Genentech, where he was VP Sales and...

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