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A basic income could boost global gross domestic product (GDP) by about 130 per cent.
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UBC research shows how staying in touch can have big benefits for both employees and employers.
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Envious bosses potentially target stand-out employees with a reputation for creativity.
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Narratives often blame the housing affordability crisis on foreign home ownership.
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People tend to show greater moral concern toward individuals within their circles.
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Gen Zers are more inclined than past generations to establish their own ventures.
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Business leaders boost their companies’ value when they take accountability.
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Bosses could think twice about cracking down on those who don’t stick to the script.
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People choose self-checkout or the most robotic clerk when buying blush-inducing items.
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Researchers analyzed employment data to find out why a major retailer had high turnover.
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This research can help decision-makers forecast and better explain house pricing.
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A relatively low minimum income tax could generate significant revenue for cities.
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One of the most controversial tactics used to address affordability is rent control.
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A UBC Bachelor of Commerce student won Season 6 of the CBC television series.
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Residential energy use is on the increase as more people work from home.

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An entrepreneur reveals that her “worst-performing year” became her most seminal one.
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UBC alumni Zoë Craig-Sparrow and Candice Loring share what’s needed to tackle career barriers.
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Social proximity plays a role in how consumers respond to negative reviews.
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Gig industry platforms fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers’ experiences.
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A new device is helping to make the world more accessible for people with disabilities.