September 19, 2008

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New Faculty Publication

A new book, co-authored by Sauder Professor, Adlai Fisher, is now available in the David Lam Library:

Calvet, L. E., & Fisher, A. J. (2008). Multifractal volatility : Theory, forecasting, and pricing /. London: Academic. (David Lam Library. Call Number: HB141 .C348 2008)

From the Elsevier website:

“Calvet and Fisher present a powerful, new technique for volatility forecasting that draws on insights from the use of multifractals in the natural sciences and mathematics and provides a unified treatment of the use of multifractal techniques in finance.

New Databases

ClimateWire: The Politics and Business of Climate Change

“ClimateWire provides coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society.” It is part of a wider resource, Environment & Energy Publishing, which “provides daily coverage of environmental and energy politics and policy.”

Click here to access ClimateWire via the Library website

COS Scholar Universe

“COS Scholar Universe provides authoritative information about more than 1 million scholars and organizations around the world, together with verified affiliation and publication information. The database comprises international faculty at 4-year universities and their departments. Community of Scholars is a unique tool for finding researchers by specific area of study, providing keyword access to the community behind the content.”

Click here to access the database from the Library website.

COS Expertise

: “COS Expertise provides detailed professional information for more than 480,000 scientists and scholars worldwide. The profiles include contact information, positions held, publications, patents, funding received, and a first-person narrative describing current research activities and expertise.”

Click here to access the database from the Library website.

New from Statistics Canada

Value of Natural Resource Assets 2007

Statistics Canada’s “The Daily” provides a summary of the changes in value of natural resource reserves from 2006-7, as well as a link to the full statistical tables. Click here to access the summary.

Deloitte Europe Top 500 Companies

From the Deloitte website:

“The CE Top 500 ranking provides an essential map of the challenges that face enterprises and managers in the region. The rankings are accompanied by commentaries on industry trends and a series of conversations with CEOs from leading Central European organizations, who rarely have the opportunity to air their views as a group.”

Click here to access the ranking.


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