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Research Centres and Projects

W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre

The W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research aims to be a leading centre of research into the entrepreneurial economy. Its mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of knowledge and experience concerning the process of innovation and entrepreneurial value creation.

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Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business

The Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business supports theoretical and applied research into the role of governments in the Canadian economy and into the relationship between government and business in Canada. Centre research investigates the way governments should operate to best serve their constituents and the causes and effects of actual government activities.

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Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate

The Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate supports research and education in real estate and urban economics at UBC. Research conducted by the Centre covers theoretical issues and applied problems and is shared through academic seminars and publications. The Centre works actively to integrate the academic work of UBC students with the professional community through internships and targeted research papers.

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Sauder School of Business Prediction Markets

A financial market in which the ultimate values of the contracts being traded are based on the outcome of provincial or federal elections in Canada. Participants invest their own funds, buy and sell listed contracts, earn profits and bear the risk of losing money.

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