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Work-life balance, ecosystem accounting, & causes of death: A few recent Statistics Canada Daily highlights
When you think of Statistics Canada, is the population census the first thing that comes to mind? I suspect that's pretty common -- the census is, after all, a huge undertaking that touches on (and measures) all of us.
But Statistics Canada is about so much more than just the quinquennial counting of citizens! Here are just a few of the cool things they've published in the last few months (and yes, I'm aware that my definition of "cool" may need some work!):
SFU researchers now have trial access to a collection of ESG data via our WRDS financial data interface. This trial of RepRisk ESG data will end on Oct. 19, 2016 (yes -- 2016!). The RepRisk data includes severity measures for each of 28 different issues (child labor, local pollution, freedom of association...) within the broader categories of Environmental, Social, and Governance. <more>
Overwhelmed trying to tease out trends in a Big Data dataset? Perplexed by panel methods in strategy research? Curious about the publishing criteria for qualitative research? Have we got a resource for you!
We are very pleased to announce that SFU researchers now have online access to over a hundred lectures on advanced research methods topics. Look for the CARMA Video Library on our alphabetical list of databases.
I just noticed that the CMA Innovation Centre within our Beedie School of Business wil be hosting a presentation on Introverts in the Executive Suite on Nov. 26th. Interesting topic!
I'm not able to attend, but for those of you who are able, or even just those of you who want to learn more about the topic, check out the research tips below. I've pulled these from one of the topic guides I created for a BUS 360W class a couple years ago.
I was just searching through comScore's Insights (blog posts, case studies, data gems, reports, and more) when I came across a series of cool resources focused on mobiles, millennials, and even mobile millennials, including a bit of Canada-specific data. I've always been a sucker for a good alliterative coincidence -- and once my attention had been grabbed, I thought I'd share the joy via a blog post...