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Workshop investigates international research on risk and insurance issues

Researchers from Taiwan, Germany and the US recently united at the University of Guelph to share knowledge on a subject that impacts us all: insurance. The workshop, led by professor Mike Hoy (left), welcomed attendees who explored topics ranging from the solvency of life insurance companies to preferential treatment by auto insurance providers towards hybrid vehicle drivers.

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Marketing and Consumer Studies professor Tanya Mark awarded William R. Davidson Award from Journal of Retailing

Marketing and Consumer Studies professor Tanya Mark has been awarded the 2015 William R. Davidson Award from the Journal of Retailing. The award recognizes the best article published in each volume of the journal. The article, titled “Capturing the Evolution of Customer–Firm Relationships: How Customers Become More (or Less) Valuable Over Time” was praised for its originality, technical competence and strong contribution to the theory and practice of marketing and retailing.

The award will be presented at the AMA Winter Conference in San Antonio, Texas later this month.

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Economics professor Miana Plesca wins grant to study gender wage gap

Economics professor and interim associate dean, research and graduate studies, Miana Plesca has received a grant from Ontario’s Pay Equity Office to study the gender wage gap. She is among one of three grant recipients of the new provincial Gender Wage Gap Grant Program.

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