Finance

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...

Corruption, accountability and a bridge in Bangladesh

Published: 28Feb2017

Desautels Faculty of Management Finance Professor Mo Chaudhury writes for The Daily Star that the court case surrounding the Padma Bridge project in Bangladesh —which has snared the World Bank, SNC...

The philosopher and the tycoon, how Eric Hoffer Predicted the last election

Published: 28Feb2017

In an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, Desautels Finance Professor Reuven Brenner examines the 1970 essay Whose Country Is America? by Eric Hoffer. Professor Brenner looks at how the...

Macroeconomics, accountability and the 2008 financial crisis

Published: 24Feb2017

In a recent essay for the inaugural issue of American Affairs, Desautels Faculty of Management professor Reuven Brenner writes that it is time to drop the macroeconomic myths that have been...

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