BEIF Newsletter

January 2013

2.1

In This Issue

Statistics Canada Releases Data on High Income Earners

Book Club on Systems of Survival by Jane Jacobs

International Conference on “Inequality, Institutions, and Organizations”

BEIF Interviews Dr. Victor Cui

Statistics Canada Releases Data on High Income Earners

Statistics Canada has released more data on high income earners in its most recent publication of The Daily. The data is a follow-up to the research paper “A Profile of High Income Canadians, 1982 to 2004”, released in September 2007. Click here to read more about what the data revealed.

Book Club on Systems of Survival by Jane Jacobs

A book club to discuss the provocative book “Systems of Survival” by Jane Jacobs was held at the I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba on December 14, 2012. A full report on the discussion that explained each syndrome (or system of values), and their application to various modern contexts is discussed here. The discussion was led by Dr. Paul Earl.

International Conference on “Inequality, Institutions, and Organizations”

Conference Date: June 6-8, 2013
Deadline for Submissions: February 8, 2013

A conference examining themes related to inequality and organizational scholarship will take place from June 6-8, 2013 at the Segal Graduate School of Business in Vancouver, BC. A PhD student workshop is also scheduled prior to the main conference. Full details are available at here.

BEIF Interviews Dr. Victor Cui

Dr. Victor Cui researches the effects of pay dispersion on innovation. He found that when pay dispersion (which is similar to income inequality in an organization) is high in R&D teams, it hampers innovation. Dr. Cui explains his findings in this video.

Dr. Cui on Business and Economic Inequality

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