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Dr. Sandeep Arora

Asper School of Business

Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Firm Lobbying

July 29, 2021 — 
Asper Professor’s study on the relationship between lobbying spending and customer satisfaction published in the Journal of Marketing.

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Dr. Suzanne Gagnon

Asper School of Business

The Asper School of Business Welcomes a New Associate Dean

July 12, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business welcomes Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Director of the James W. Burns Leadership Institute, as the School’s Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Programs and Executive Education.

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Dr. Bruno Silvestre, Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships & Administration at the Asper School of Business and Director of the Transport Institute

Asper School of Business

CN Professorship announced

July 6, 2021 — 
Dr. Bruno Silvestre, Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships & Administration at the Asper School of Business and Director of the Transport Institute, has been awarded a CN Professorship.


Dr. Jae Yun Kim

Morantz Professorship in Business Ethics announced

June 10, 2021 — 
Morantz family gift attracts esteemed international researcher to the Asper School of Business

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Cut outs of five Asper faculty and a staff.

Asper School of Business

Asper staff and faculty honoured with UM Annual Community Outreach Award

May 17, 2021 — 
The Presidential Advisory Committee on University Outreach has selected five Asper School of Business faculty and staff for the 2020 Annual Community Outreach Award. Congratulations to Debra Jonasson-Young, Dr. Nathan Greidanus, Dr. Kerri Kettle, Dr. Subbu Sivaramakrishnan, and Dr. Fang Wan on their accomplishment.

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Drake Building at the u of m Campus

Asper School of Business

World’s top behavioural finance researchers to lead Asper School conference

May 14, 2021 — 
Takes place virtually on June 1 and will bring together leading international academics and practitioners in finance and economics to examine and discuss cutting-edge academic research in behavioral finance

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Picture of women standing in field.

Asper School of Business

Asper Assistant Professor published in the Journal of Financial Economics

May 13, 2021 — 
Dr. Zhenzhen Fan, an Assistant Professor in Finance and Economics at the Asper School of Business recently learned that her paper entitled, Equity Trail Risk and Currency Risk Premiums was accepted for publication by Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), a leading peer-reviewed academic journal covering theoretical and empirical topics in financial economics. Dr. Fan co-authored this paper along with Dr. Juan M. Londono, Senior Economic Project Manager of the US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Dr. Xiao Xiao, Assistant Professor of Finance at Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam.

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Dr. Chi Liao on left and Dr. Nathan Greidanus on right

Asper School of Business

ADHD and Entrepreneurship

April 15, 2021 — 
Paper addressing the relationship between attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and entrepreneurship published in Journal of Business Venturing

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Aerial view of Asper School of Business, Administration Building and other buildings on Fort Garry campus.

Asper School of Business

Research conference on Indigenous business themes connects academics around the globe

March 26, 2021 — 
On March 18 and 19, the Asper School of Businesses' Indigenous Business Edcuation Partners and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute hosted the inaugural Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business research conference. Two hundred people from around the world including Australia, New Zealand, France, The United Kingdom, Chile,  Mexico and across Canada participated in the two-day conference.  

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A worker cuts roses to be shipped to the U.S. and Europe at a flower farm in Madrid, Colombia, in August 2020. // AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

Valentine’s Day: COVID-19 wilted the flower industry, but sustainability still a thorny issue

February 11, 2021 — 
s Valentine’s Day approaches, and the chill of winter lingers, it leaves one wondering: Where do all these flowers come from?

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