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FDI research made easy!

Published January 5, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

Does your research require access to data on FDI (foreign direct investment) inflows, outflows, positions, and stock?  Maybe also to FDI regulations, policies, and major players?  Then start with our (just-updated) BUS 431 course guide

Library re-org: New names, same great service!

Published January 4, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

How's this for a New Year's resolution? The SFU Library is kicking off 2016 with a major reorganization!

Our overall goal is to realign our people and responsibilities in order to meet emerging researcher needs. From a Business/Economics perspective, this restructuring will result in some significant changes around who to contact if you need assistance.


Trial: ESG data via WRDS (Environmental, Social, Governance)

Published November 23, 2015 by Mark Bodnar

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>

Good CARMA for all! *Research methods* streaming video collection available for SFU researchers

Published November 13, 2015 by Mark Bodnar

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. 

Introverts in the Executive Suite: presentation downtown + research here!

Published November 12, 2015 by Mark Bodnar

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.


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