Waitlists for life-saving kidney transplants are long and every donated kidney is precious. That’s why patients on the waitlist are screened regularly to ensure their suitability for transplant. But is the screening process as effective as it could be? We speak to Professor Steven Shechter about how screening costs in B.C. could be reduced.
In the age of fake news, less scrupulous businesses are using deceptive tactics to smear their competition. But new research from UBC Sauder has found that these companies ultimately experience the brunt of negative publicity and reputational damage.
First it was the internet, and now blockchain is the latest technology to challenge how the traditional economy works. UBC Sauder associate professor Marc-David Seidel explains why distributed trust has the ability to reduce the need for third-party institutions and what this means for both local and global economies.
New research from UBC Sauder professor Jack Favilukis explores the effect of out-of-town buyers on home prices in Vancouver and whether policies like a foreign buyers tax are effective at addressing housing affordability.
New research co-authored by UBC Sauder School of Business professor Katherine White has shed light on why some people are – and aren’t – motivated by public appeals, and how fundraisers might better tailor requests.