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
|Tansey, James||Ethics of new and emerging technologies, Emerging markets and institutions for carbon trading, Social determinants of health, GM crops and animals|
|van Jaarsveld, Danielle||call centre management practices; employer-employee relations, Call centre management practices, employer-employee relationship, employment policy, labour market analysis, public sector collective bargaining, work and employment relations|
|Vertinsky, Ilan Boris||Forestry, international trade, natural resource economics, trade, forest policy, softwood lumber agrerement, cross-cultural management|
|Vijayaraghavan, Rajesh||Accounting and risk management in financial institutions, Disclosure, Corporate governance and performance measurement, Corporate Finance, Applications of machine learning|
|Wang, Yanwen||Marketing, Public Policy, Public health, technology, financial decision making|
|White, Katherine||Social influence, social marketing, sustainability, prosocial consumption, corporate social responsibility|
|Winter, Ralph||competition policy, regulation, mergers, electricity, Competition policy, insurance markets, corporate finance|
|Woo, Carson C||Information Systems, Conceptual modeling, Information systems analysis and design, Requirements engineering, Applications of block chain and artificial intelligence technology to business, Philosophy of Design Science|
|Wu, Chunhua||Structural Modeling; Internet Advertising; Social Networks; CRM|
|Yang, Bicheng||Incentives, Salesforce Management, Advertising, Pricing|
|Yeung, Ira||Voluntary Disclosure; Information Quality; Financial Institutions|
|Yu, Lingtao||Management, leadership and ethics, abusive supervision, workplace deviance, Emotions, mindfulness|
|Zhang, Anming||transport economics and policy; air cargo logistics, Transport economics and policy, air cargo logistics, industrial organization|
|Zhang, Jenny Li||Finance and Accounting, Financial reporting, corporate disclosure, restatements, pension|
|Zhang, Hao||Stochastic games, dynamic principal-agent problems; Information asymmetry and incentive problems in operations management; Supply-chain management, revenue management; Partially observable Markov decision processes, machine learning, reinforcement learning|
|Zheng, Xin||SEC Enforcement, Securities Litigation, Auditing, Fraud, Regulation, Financial Reporting|
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)