Globalization and automation are already causing significant job loss and wage inequality in developed countries, leading to the “end of labour” as we know it. UBC Sauder professors Jan Bena and Elena Simintzi explore how access to cheap offshore labour has affected U.S. firms’ innovation – and what this means for jobs at home.
Mannequins can’t move or speak, but a new UBC study says their long legs, tiny waistlines and perfect busts can make some shoppers sour on the products they’re wearing — especially consumers who don’t like the look of their own bodies.
A new study led by the UBC Sauder School of Business has found significant U.S. institutional investor bias against firms located in Quebec relative to firms located in the rest of Canada due to misaligned language.
Fortune Magazine and Bloomberg recently featured new research by Assistant Professor Will Gornall and Ilya Strebulaev of Stanford University. Their study found that about half of unicorns – the infamous start-ups valued at more than $1 billion – do not deserve their mythical title.
According to new research from the UBC Sauder School of Business and Stanford University, just under half of all unicorns – the infamous start-ups valued at more than $1-billion – don’t deserve their mythical title.