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Dr Fang Wan

Asper School of Business

Clarity Required in COVID-19 Communications

November 15, 2020 — 
Asper School of Business Marketing Professor  and F. Ross Johnson Fellow, Dr. Fang Wan had the opportunity to provide her insights and discuss the strategies and effectiveness of Manitoba's recent COVID related lock-down communications on CJOB last Thursday, November 12.

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Picture of University of Manitoba Professor, Dr. Zhenzhen

Asper School of Business

Investigating risk and return

October 29, 2020 — 
Dr. Zhenzhen Fan, an Assistant Professor at the Asper School of Business, recently had her paper Moment Risk Premia and Stock Return Predictability published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA). With a reputation as one of the top finance journals on the market, being placed in this publication is a significant academic achievement. According to Cambridge University Press, “the JFQA prints less than 9% of the more than 1,000 manuscripts submitted annually.”

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Asper Professor Dr. Victor Cui

Asper School of Business

Exploring the influence of star inventors

October 7, 2020 — 
Dr. Victor Cui, Asper Associate Professor in Business Strategy, has been awarded a prestigious Social Services and Humanities Council Research (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant to support his research on the impact that star inventors have on exploratory innovation in technology firms.

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Airship flying over Canada's North

Financial Post: Forget the Hindenburg!

October 1, 2020 — 
Our ban on hydrogen airships is misguided and needs to be revoked, prof argues

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Yik Au standing in a suit.

Asper School of Business

Diversity Research Awarded

September 9, 2020 — 
Asper Assistant Professor in Finance, Dr. Shiu-Yik (Yik) Au, and his co-investigator, Andréanne Tremblay from Université Lavalhave been awarded a prestigious Social Services and Humanities Council Research Insight Grant (SSHRC) Insight Grant to support their research on the impact discrimination has on firm value.

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Luke Zhu in MBiz Magazine

Asper School of Business

“Macho Nacho Man”

November 26, 2015 — 
Luke Zhu has uncovered some of the subconscious cues that influence what foods you choose to eat

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Asper School of Business

Paying It Forward

September 29, 2015 — 
Two Asper alumni are committing support to a new series of world-class academic conferences to be held biennially over the next 10 years

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Drake Centre, Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business

Asper produces top consumer researchers

June 22, 2015 — 
JCR has named the U of M one of the leading post-secondary institutions for training "top scholars of the future"

Ray Lavoie, Asper PhD student

Asper School of Business

Go with the flow

June 5, 2015 — 
Asper PhD student Ray Lavoie is studying how flow — the psychological state of “being in the zone” — leads to positive and negative user experiences in new technologies such as augmented reality and social media

United States Congress Buildling

Asper School of Business

Decline in prosocial language helps explain public disapproval of US Congress

May 12, 2015 — 
A new study suggests that both people and the governments they serve can gain social approval by merely talking about cooperating and helping others

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