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Business & Economics, Page 27

How do students’ perceive the quality of their transnational program?

  Posted on: June 11, 2012

Congratulations to TRU M.Ed. alumni (2010) Margaret Hohner and Associate Professor Peter Tsigaris who have their paper entitled: “Students Perception of Quality for a Business Program Delivered in Canada and China”published in the Journal of International Education in Business. The paper originated from Margaret’s thesis in the Masters of Education program at Thompson Rivers University…

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Interested in a strategy course?

  Posted on: June 9, 2012

Dr. Stan Miles will be teaching a new course Econ 3990: Game Theory and Strategy in the Fall 2012! This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. If you have seen the movie “The Beautiful Mind” and enjoyed it then this is the course for you. You will learn about Nash’s equilibrium,…

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What will happen to oil prices under different membership scenarios?

  Posted on: June 9, 2012

Want to find out what will happen to oil prices when Russia is part of OPEC and when they are not? Ask Maria Bezymyannaya  one of our Economics major within the Bachelor of Business Administration program and her instructor Dr. Mohammad Mahbobi who together produced a research entitled “Analysis of Alternative Scenarios in the World…

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Four faculty are presenting at the CEA Meetings in Calgary!

  Posted on: June 8, 2012

Derek Pyne is presenting his interesting research on religion and economics about “an Afterlife Capital Model of Religious Choice”. Robert Androkovich is presenting his research on the value people place on nature. His research is entitled “Recreational Visits to the Adams River during the Annual Sockeye Run: A travel Cost Analysis”. Belayet Hossain and Laura…

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Find out the big issues with the Agriculture Land Reserve in British Columbia.

  Posted on: June 6, 2012

Robert Androkovich found out that his paper titled “British Columbia’s Agricultural Land Reserve: Economic, Legal, and Political Issues” has been published in Land Use Policy. Land Use Policy is considered a high quality journal. It is in the A list of the Australian ABCD Business Deans ranking journal database. Congratulations Robert!

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Kudos to Carl Archie!

  Posted on: June 6, 2012

Carl Archie (Economics major, Bachelor of Business Administration program) will be working as summer Intern with the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies at Cape Breton University.  As a lead student researcher Carl will make an important contribution to what will be Canada’s first textbook on Aboriginal Economic Development.  Together with Mary Beth Doucette, Director of Quality Assurance…

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Video: Introduction to the Department

  Posted on: June 5, 2012

An introduction to the Department of Economics at Thompson Rivers University providing you with faculty and student news, new program developments, and commentaries on world events. Hope the information provided is informative and your feedback is more than welcomed!

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Hasnat strikes twice!

  Posted on: June 5, 2012

Congratulations to Hasnat Dewan for publishing a paper with Khan A.H. entitled “Factors Correlating with Long-Lasting Banking Crises: A Special Focus on Crisis Resolution Policy Measures” in Applied Economics Letters. Hasnat Dewan also received notice that his paper titled “A Set of Sustainability Indicators Related to High-Priority Policy Issues” has been accepted for publication in…

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