Business and economics professors featured in national news
Economics and finance professors Nikola Gradojevic and Ross McKitrick, marketing and consumer studies professors Sylvain Charlebois and Paulette Padanyi, and organizational management professor Sean Lyons recently contributed their expertise to national publications and television programs.
On May 3, finance professor Nikola Gradojevic was featured in a Globe and Mail article on the growing role of artificial intelligence in the financial world. In the article, he discusses this growth, primary uses of AI and its possible limitations. Read, “Why you can bank on a smarter Wall Street.”
On May 10, retired marketing and consumer studies professor Paulette Padanyi was quoted in a Globe and Mail article on nutrition in hospitals and prisons. Padanyi’s 2012 study on food in hospitals and long term care facilities is also discussed. Read, “Food in hospitals and prisons is terrible – but it doesn’t have to be that way.”
On May 13, organizational management professor Sean Lyons was featured in an Elle Magazine article discussing the emergence of the “digital nomad,” professionals who work remotely from locations around the globe. Lyons discusses the reasons behind this trend and at what point people are most capable of and successful at adopting this lifestyle. Read, “Wherever works: Are you ready to become a digital nomad?”
On May 17, economics professor Ross McKitrick wrote a reaction to the provincial government’s Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP). In the article, he offers a critical view of the plan and raises concerns about future spending and policy planning. Read, “Climate crazy Ontari-ari-ario’s no place to grow, but to get the hell out of.”
On May 17, marketing and consumer studies professor Sylvain Charlebois was part of a panel discussing food fraud on TVO’s The Agenda. The panel responded to a U.S. study on counterfeit seafood and explored the topic more broadly as it applies to other food products. Watch the full episode on TVO’s website.