Finance

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:

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....

Ottawa’s pot pricing plan likely to be affected by low rates in Quebec

Published: 28Jun2017

Ottawa is going to have to find a way to keep legalized cannabis on the affordable side, thanks to the already low prices in Quebec. A new Public Safety Canada report states that, for comparable...

Cannabis legalization and private enterprise in Quebec

Published: 20Jun2017

This summer, the Quebec government will be running consultations into how legalized cannabis will be sold in Quebec. For Ottawa, the aim is that the provinces will regulate sales, hopefully with...

Female deans share advice for young women graduating from business schools

Published: 9Jun2017

For convocation season, Poets & Quants asked several female deans of business schools what the current crop of new female grads should think about as they start out in the high-octane world of...

Desautels professor on Bangladesh Government’s bank-deposits tax

Published: 8Jun2017

In a recent piece for The Daily Star, Desautels professor Mo Chaudhury calls the tax on bank deposits in the Government of Bangladesh’s 2017-18 budget a bad call, and gives six examples that...

Short seller’s morning tweet seems to sink shares of two Canadian companies

Published: 2Jun2017

After of a sell-off of shares in two Canadian companies was apparently triggered by a short seller’s morning tweet, Desautels professor Ken Lester derided the tweet, saying that “There’s no...

Toward a New Bretton Woods Agreement

Published: 23May2017

Desautels Professor of Finance, Reuven Brenner, was recently published in American Affairs Journal, a quarterly journal of public policy and political thought.

2016-17 Desautels Teaching Awards

Published: 17May2017

Congratulations to Professor Juan Serpa and Professor Sujata Madan who have been selected as the recipients of the 2016-17 Desautels Faculty Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching,...

Movies that MBAs can learn from: professors have their say

Published: 25Apr2017

Poets and Quants recently asked business educators to name their top picks for films from which MBAs could learn a lesson or two. The range of movies mentioned was wide, and included some films...

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