Asper Research News Archive
December 23, 2020 —
It is hard to believe that another year has passed at the Asper School of Business. To celebrate, we are sharing some of our most read stories in 2020.
November 23, 2020 —
Asper faculty recognized for oustanding contributions in research, teaching and engagement.
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.
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.”
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.
October 1, 2020 —
Our ban on hydrogen airships is misguided and needs to be revoked, prof argues
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.
July 7, 2020 —
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.
May 5, 2020 —
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.
May 5, 2020 —
'There’s a lot to celebrate when you consider that many organizations are responding'