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July 6: University of Guelph Accounting Goes Co-op

The College of Management and Economics is delighted to announce that students in the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting major will be able to register in a new accounting co-op program starting fall 2013.  In addition, a limited number of current students will be able to commence their first co-op term beginning summer 2013.  Congratulations to Professor Fred Pries and the Department of Business accounting team for their accomplishments.

July 5: CME Visits South Western University in Chengdu, China

Associate Dean, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, and Economics Professor, Bram Cadsby, were recently in China to sign exchange program agreements with the South Western University in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. One agreement will support a new graduate program in Financial Economics to be launched next year in Guelph. A second agreement will support the launch of an undergraduate exchange program between the two universities to support CME’s Management in Economics and Finance major.

July 4: MCS Professor Chairs International Conference in China

Dr. Lefa Teng, a professor from the Department of Marketing and Consumer studies, Co-Chaired the Globalization and Marketing Strategy International Conference held in Shanghai (China) earlier in June. The Event was hosted by the Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Michel Laroche, who has an Honorary Degree from the University of Guelph, also Co-Chaired the event. 

Associate Dean Dr. Sylvain Charlebois briefly joined the conference earlier in the week to make opening remarks to a group of about 200 delegates.  

University of Guelph Accounting Goes Co-op

The College of Management and Economics is delighted to announce that students in the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting major will be able to register in a new accounting co-op program starting fall 2013.  In addition, a limited number of current students will be able to commence their first co-op term beginning summer 2013.  Congratulations to Professor Fred Pries and the Department of Business accounting team for their accomplishments.

 

July 3: CME Associate Dean Comments on the End of Supply Management

Sylvain Charlebois, Associate Dean of The College of Management and Economics, expressed his opinions regarding the end of supply management in his article, “End Supply Management for the Right Reasons,” which recently appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press.  An excerpt from his article is included below.

"Canada's invitation to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership in recent weeks has led to a debate around the future of supply management. Some have suggested that consumers will finally have access to more affordable food products like milk and eggs.

CME Visits South Western University in Chengdu, China

Associate Dean, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, and Economics Professor, Bram Cadsby, were recently in China to sign exchange program agreements with the South Western University in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. One agreement will support a new graduate program in Financial Economics to be launched next year in Guelph. A second agreement will support the launch of an undergraduate exchange program between the two universities to support CME’s Management in Economics and Finance major.

 

June 29: Economics Professor Publishes Piece in Wall Street Journal

Thanasis Stengos, an Economics professor within CME, co-authored the article, "The Future of Greece; The economy can recover while inside the euro zone; a return to the drachma would be fiscal suicide.", recently published in the Wall Street Journal.  Stengos is one of five authors who wrote the piece with Nicholas Economides, Yannis Ioannides, Emmanuel Petrakis and Christopher Pissarides.  An excerpt from the article follows:

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