Research

Grant Recipients

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are federal agencies that promote and support university-based research and training in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. These grants are the primary source of research funding at the Alberta School of Business. They allow our faculty to conduct innovative research in all areas of business, which results in a dynamic and engaging learning environment for our students.

The following is a list of Alberta School of Business researchers who have received grants in the past 5 years, listed from the most recent award. 

Researcher Name

Title

Program

Total Award

2018

 

Jennifer Argo and Paul Messinger
Brain-to-society decision and behaviour research for convergent innovation that supports individual and collective wealth and wellbeing SSHRC Connect Grants $17,892.00
Ivor Cribben
Networks for Multivariate Time Series NSERC Discovery Grant $90,000.00
Joel Gehman Enhancing regulatory effectiveness and co-operative performance SSHRC PartnershipTim  
Tim Hannigan The cultural holes of entrepreneurial ecosystems SSHRC Insight Development Grants $58,581.00
Ilbin Lee Computational Sensitivity Analysis for Decision-Making under Data Uncertainty NSERC Discovery Grant $132,900.00
Michael Lounsbury University sustainability and institutional complexity SSHRC Insight Development Grants $55,000.00
Lukas Roth
Institutional investors and firms' corporate social responsibility: A cross-country analysis SSHRC Insight Grants $125,351.00
Angelique Slade Shantz
Reshaping entrepreneurship as a tool for poverty alleviation SSHRC Insight Grants $263,685.00
Madeline Toubiana
Uber'ing away stigma: The impacts of sharing technology on stigmatized occupations SSHRC  $25,060.00

2017

 

Jennifer Argo
Too much space is feeding food waste SSHRC Insight Grants $171,663.00
Runjuan Liu The complex relationship between international trade and the domestic labor market: New empirical evidences from micro data SSHRC Insight Grants $54,960.00
Barry Scholnick
Keeping up with the Joneses: Household level evidence of neighbourhood peer effects SSHRC Insight Grants $68,000.00

2016

 

Vern Glaser
Big Data and the Rise of the Data Scientist SSHRC Insight Development Grants $53,547.00
Sarah Moore 
Material Words: How Word-of-Mouth Impacts Self-Esteem SSHRC Insight Development Grants
$50,130.00
Peter Popkowski Leszczyc
The Influence of Incentives and Social media on charitable fundraising  SSHRC Insight Grants 
$123,000.00
Paul Messinger
Empirical & Theoretical Symposium: Canadian Marketing Strategy Symposium SSHRC Connection Grants  $20,000.00

2015

 

Jevan Cherniwchan 
The Effects of Environmental Regulations on Firm Competitiveness  SSHRC Insight Development Grants 
$34,099.00
Joel Gehman 
Coping with controversy: An exploration of organizational response variation to institutional complexity in fracking  SSHRC Insight Grants
$293,108.00
Sarah Moore  The Public Heart: The Impact of Sharing Emotions on Social Media  SSHRC Insight Grants
$93,400.00
Kyle Murray  Cognitive lock-in to emerging technologies: efficiency, efficacy and emotion  SSHRC Insight Grants
$137,700.00

2014

 

Michael Lounsbury How do institutions matter?  SSHRC Connection Grants $24,885.00
Joel Gehman  Category Promotion: Collective Identity Claims among Social Entrepreneurs  SSHRC Insight Development Grants 
$70,706.00
Andrew Leach  Managing Oil Sands Development  SSHRC Insight Development Grants
$58,630.00
Thomas Schneider  Assessing energy-efficiency retrofits in the social-housing sector: a triple bottom-line approach  SSHRC Insight Development Grants 
$57,725.49
Robert Fisher  Effects of Quality Signaling, Product Failure, and Brand Equity on Manufacturer and Retailer Performance 
SSHRC Insight Grants 
$94,850.00
Akiko Watanabe  Technological Innovations and Expected Stock Returns: International Evidence  SSHRC Insight Grants  $73,188.00
Gerald Haeubl 
Assistive Consumer Technologies: Facilitating Effective Consumer Decision Making in an Information-Swamped Digital Economy
SSHRC Insight Grants 
$440,000.00
Mark Huson  Inter-temporal variation in the value of corporate cash holdings 
SSHRC Insight Grants  $122,076.00
David McLean  Learning About The Cross-Section of Stock Returns  SSHRC Insight Grants 
$117,240.00
Masahiro Watanabe  Ambiguity, Market Fragility, and Equity Anomalies  SSHRC Insight Grants  $69,736.00

Mengxin Zhao

Equity Market Liberalization, Excess Volatility, and Corporate Governance 

SSHRC Insight Grants 

$129,817.90