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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!):
We are very pleased to announce that SFU researchers now have access to Lipper Tass Academic Hedge Fund Data. This dataset offers quantitative performance data (anonymized) on over 6,300 actively reporting Hedge funds and Funds of Hedge Funds, plus over 7,000 graveyard funds that have closed, liquidated or stopped reporting for any reason. Data themes include:
SFU researchers now have access to the Historical Segments dataset within Compustat via WRDS. This dataset contains data from as far back as 1976 on...
Copyright workshops for faculty are being offered at all three SFU campuses this spring.