Posts Tagged ‘economics’

UBC experts for comment on budget 2013

Mar. 20, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.

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UBC experts for B.C. budget analysis

Feb. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected around 2 p.m.

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Commercial fishing boats departing from Prince Rupert, B.C. Photo by: Ngaio Hotte

Single spill could wipe out economic gains from Northern Gateway

Dec. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC researchers estimate losses of $300-million, cleanup costs of up to $9.6-billion.

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Prof. Michael Devereux, Bank of Canada research fellow and inaugural director of UBC's Vancouver School of Economics.

UBC’s new Vancouver School of Economics to educate global economic policy leaders

Dec. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

An expansion of Canada’s top-ranked economics department will create the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a new global centre for research and learning on the world’s most pressing economic issues.

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UBC experts for comment on U.S. fiscal cliff

Nov. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on how U.S. economic challenges will impact Canadian and global economies.

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Taking the Earth’s pulse: UBC scientists unveil a new economic and environmental index

Feb. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world.

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UBC experts available to comment on global economic issues raised at Davos

Jan. 23, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

With the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, approaching (Jan. 25-29) and another year of uncertainty expected in global financial markets, UBC experts are available to comment on international and national economic issues.

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UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge and Keystone debates

Jan. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on two controversial pipeline projects to carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets.

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Connections trump expertise for U.S. federal lobbyists, study suggests

Mar. 23, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

When it comes to lobbying, it’s not what you know, but who you know that matters, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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