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Economics books: From love & art to war & disasters

Published September 27, 2018 by Mark Bodnar

I've mentioned before that the giant umbrella of economics seems to cover almost every other subject, and I've discussed the fact that pretty much anything that involves means & ends, desires & decisions, or creation & consumption has an economics perspective.  

That broad definition is obvious from a quick scan of the titles listed below. These new books and ebooks -- all available for SFU researchers -- touch on the economics of everything from love, art & happiness all the way through to war, nuclear proliferation & natural disasters

<Read on for books on love, art, war, disasters, and more!>

Women in the workplace on International Women's Day 2018

Published March 8, 2018 by Mark Bodnar

There's absolutely no arguing that much work is still required for equality, safety, and success of women in the workplace.

Issues such as glass ceilings, sex discrimination in employment, sexual harassment of women, and pay equity are all still far from resolved in most countries, Canada included.

However, in celebration of International Women's Day, I thought I'd highlight some of the positive stories and practical guidance about (and from) women entrepreneurs, leaders, and employees... 

<Read on for lots of great ebooks, books, and more!>

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