Located in the west coast Canadian city of Vancouver, UBC Sauder is strategically placed at the economic gateway to the Pacific Rim. The school provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.
The Robert H. Lee Graduate School at UBC Sauder defines and teaches the future of management thinking. We take pride in delivering high-impact research that advances academic knowledge, facilitates business excellence, informs public policy, and promotes student learning. Our faculty are among the highest calibre researchers in their fields, bringing with them fresh perspectives and international connections.
With 10 specialized research and outreach centres working with leading international companies, UBC Sauder is bringing creative management practices to the marketplace.
- Business Families Centre
- Centre for Operations Excellence
- Centre for Transportation Studies
- Centre for Urban Economics & Real Estate
- Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing
- Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics
- Creative Destruction Lab West
- Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business
- Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research
- W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre
The UBC Sauder building houses a dedicated graduate school facility for the Robert H. Lee Graduate School, innovative and interactive learning spaces, a trading lab, and communication technologies that can deliver international business leaders into classrooms at the click of a mouse.
Completed in 2012, the UBC Sauder School of Business building (Henry Angus building) has been recognized with a 2011 Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture, 2010 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Award, 2010 Sustainable Architecture & Building Canadian Green Building Award and a 2010 Vancouver Regional Construction Association Award of Excellence.
Our faculty publish in the very best academic journals in the foundational business disclipines and collaborate with academic, government and community partners to solve problems confronting business and society. Our research guides business innovation and contributes to tools and principles that underpin a sustainable and just society.
Graduate Degree Programs
Research Supervisors in Faculty
|Favilukis, Jack||Consumption and Production Based Asset Pricing; Heterogeneity and Inequality; Incomplete Markets; Real Estate|
|Fisher, Adlai||Asset pricing, financial econometrics, volatility modelling, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions|
|Garlappi, Lorenzo||Asset pricing, credit risk and real options, portfolio choice and asset allocation|
|Giammarino, Ronald||Corporate finance, real options, market concentration|
|Gillen, David||aviation, airports, ATC, international aviation, urban transportation, supply chain, Transportation studies|
|Gornall, Will||Corporate finance ; Venture capital; Banking|
|Granot, Frieda||Integer Programming, Network Flows, Combinatorial Optimization, Applications of Operations Research, Applications of Game Theory to Cost Allocation|
|Granot, Daniel||Game Theory and Application, Discrete Optimization, Operations Management|
|Griffin, Dale||Consumer decision making, risk assessment and risk communication, managerial decision making, behavioural finance, forecasting, branding and consumer satisfaction, research methods and statisitcs|
|Hardisty, David||Decision Making, consumer behaviour, sustainability, decisions about the future, product attribute framing, pricing|
|Head, C Keith||Strategy/economics|
|Heinkel, Robert Lee||Theoretical and empirical studies of corporate behaviour due to market imperfections and theoretical and empirical studies of instritutional investment management|
|Helsley, Robert||Growth and development of urban areas, the operation of private land markets, and the economic impacts of government tax, spending and regulatory policies|
|Hoegg, Jo Andrea||Social influence, consumer-brand relationships, consumer response to product design, sensory marketing|
|Huh, Woonghee Tim||Inventory control, supply chain management, capacity planning, operations research|
|Kikkawa, Ayumu||international trade, Industrial Organization, macroeconomics|
|Kim, Michael||Dynamic Programming, Statistical Learning, Robust Optimization, Exploration vs Exploitation Trade-offs|
|Kim, Baek Jung||New Technology/Product Adoption, Peer/Network Effects, Public Policy, Causal inference, Structural Models, applied econometrics|
|Krishnan, Harish||Management, Incentive distortions in supply chains, Contracts and supply chains, Supply chain management, Operations management|
|Langton, Nancy||Kenya, organizational behavior|
|Lazrak, Ali||Finance and Accounting, Economic Phenomena on an Individual or Organizational Level, Asset pricing, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Household portfolio choice|
|Lee, Gene||Information Systems, Computer Science and Statistics, Business Analytics, Applied Machine Learning, Text Mining, Mobile Ecosystem, Social Media Analysis, Cybersecurity|
|Lee, Sanghoon||Urban economics; Real estate economics; Public economics; Labor economics; Industrial organization|
|Li, Kai||corporate governance, CEO compensation, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, gender in corporate decision making, board of directors, national culture, innovation, Finance|
|Lindsey, Charles||Economic Policies, Transportation Systems, Traffic congestion, Road pricing, Financing transportation infrastructure, Public transit, Advanced traveler information systems, Queuing, Parking policy, climate change|
This is an incomplete sample of recent publications by UBC faculty members with a primary appointment in the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration.
Recent Thesis Submissions
Essays on sustainable operations management (Management Science - PHD)
Essays on empirical finance (Finance - PHD)
Essays on disclosure (Accounting - PHD)
A prototype theory of consumer expense misprediction (Marketing - PHD)
Essays on legal financial institutions (Finance - PHD)
Urban labour markets and transportation (Urban Land Economics - PHD)
Essays on institutional investors and asset pricing (Finance - PHD)
Essays on labor and technology in asset pricing (Finance - PHD)
Responding, asking, and reacting : the secondary communication activities in social network sites (Management Information Systems - PHD)
How brand hatred shapes consumer perceptions and preferences (Marketing - PHD)
Current challenges in business and IT alignment (Management Information Systems - PHD)