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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

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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.

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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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Marketing for the greater good

January 26, 2021 — 
Marketing is everywhere you look, whether you realize it or not. Every day you are exposed to dozens of ads from TV, flyers, podcasts, billboards, to social media.

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Hydrogen gas-fuelled airships could spur development in remote communities

January 21, 2021 — 
'Hydrogen gas is increasingly heralded as the mobile energy source of the green economy'

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Celebrating Asper Research Success

January 13, 2021 — 
From grants, awards, publications, to innovating the way we teach. Faculty at the Asper School of Business did not let the pandemic hinder their research.

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A year in review at the Asper School of Business

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.

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Six images of winners of the Associates Achievement Awards

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2020 Associates Achievement Awards

November 23, 2020 — 
Asper faculty recognized for oustanding contributions in research, teaching and engagement.

Dr Fang Wan

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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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