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Personnalité de la Semaine: Olivier Babin

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.

Published: 30Sep2014

Brave hearts and wise heads

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.

Published: 29Sep2014

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

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.

Published: 22Sep2014

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

Bronfman Building Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre National Bank Seminar Series presents

Skewness Risk and Bond Prices

Incentive alignment through performance-focused shareholder proposals on management compensation

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

Publication: Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics


Published: 21Aug2014