The College of Business and Economics recently welcomed rural tourism professionals and an international panel of experts to an on-campus workshop discussing the OMAFRA-funded research report, "Innovative Best Practices to Foster Sustainable Tourism in Ontario's Rural Communities."
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The effects of "helicopter parenting" - parents who have trouble giving their children the freedom to become independent adults - can have adverse effects on their child's career, according to professor Sean Lyons and PhD candidate Josh LeBlanc.
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.
Climatologists and economists will meet at the University of Guelph this week where they will share their research on how econometrics – specialized statistical methods developed to analyze economic data sets – can help with the analysis of climate data.
Why are men still - on average - earning more than women? Top researchers investigate on April 17 at the Gender Wage Gap Workshop.
Economics professor Rene Kirkegaard will continue as a Canada Research Chair in risk management and regulation for another five-year term. The announcement was made April 9 by by Ed Holder, minister of state (science and technology).
Dark tourism expert, marketing professor Brent McKenzie, speaks with at Guelph about why tourists visit places with historical connections to death and destruction.
Holstein, Jersey, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Canadienne, Ayrshire or Milking Shorthorn? In this interview with RealAgriculture.com, professor Elliott Currie talks about his recent project examining which dairy breed is the most profitable. To find out the answer, check out the interview.
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.
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.