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The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and research training in the humanities and social sciences. By focusing on developing Talent, generating Insights and forging Connections across campuses and communities, SSHRC strategically supports world-leading initiatives that reflect a commitment to ensuring a better future for Canada and the world.


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McGill University Our 11 faculties and 11 professional schools offer more than 300 programs to some 38,000 graduate, undergraduate and continuing studies students. McGill ranks 1st in Canada among medical-doctoral universities (Maclean’s) and 21st in the world (QS World University Rankings). The University is proud to be named one of Montreal's Top Employers 2014. Canada’s most international university, McGill is located in vibrant multicultural Montreal, in the francophone province of Quebec.
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Founded in 1878, the Université de Montréal, with its two affiliated schools, the École Polytechnique and the HEC Montréal, is now the largest university in Quebec and the second largest in Canada. With over 60,000 students from around the world, the Université de Montréal awards more than 11,000 diplomas every year. Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, the Université de Montréal is one of the top universities in the French-speaking world.
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The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) is a comprehensive public university based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is a French-language university and is the largest constituent element of the Université du Québec (UQ), a public university system
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HEC Montréal is a French-language university institution offering internationally renowned management education and research. The School has been training future managers who contribute to our society’s growth and prosperity, since 1907.
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Concordia University (commonly referred to as Concordia) is a Canadian public comprehensive university with campuses and facilities in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the two universities in Montreal where English is the primary language of instruction. As of the 2011-2012 academic year, there were 45,954 students enrolled at Concordia,[6] making the university among the largest in Canada by enrollment. The university has two campuses, set approximately seven km apart: Sir George Williams Campus in the downtown core of Montreal, in an area known as Quartier Concordia and Loyola Campus in the residential district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.[7] With four faculties, a school of graduate studies and numerous colleges, centres and institutes, Concordia offers over 300 undergraduate and 100 graduate programs and courses.


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Founded in 2002, CIREQ is a research center in economics and quantitative analysis which is committed to promote research in different areas of economics (see axes) and to bridge theoretical and applied research in order to achieve a deeper understanding of the economy. CIREQ is financed by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) and by the Université de Montréal, McGill, Concordia and HEC Montreal
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The Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPÉE) (Inter-University Centre on Risk, Economic Policies, and Employment) counts more than 42 researchers from HEC Montréal, Laval University, UQAM, McGill, and ConcordiaCIRPÉE's mission is to support the research activities of its members and to contribute to the training of young researchers in the fields of risk assessment, economic policies, and employment. CIRPÉE researchers analyze the advantages and costs associated with public policies by studying the multiple facets of labour-market operations and corporate financing strategies.Since 2002, CIRPÉE has been receiving substantial annual funding from the Fonds québécois de recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) (Quebec Research Fund for Quebec Society and Culture). This funding -along with institutionnal and financial support from UQAM, Laval University, and HEC Montreal, -enables us to organize research and training activities that focus on five main fields of investigation:
  • Social policies, market structures, and employment
  • Public economy and political economy;
  • Global analysis of economic policies and employment;
  • Human capital, growth, and international development;
  • Risk management and financial markets.
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CIRANO is an interuniversity research center of liaison and transfer of knowledge on the analysis of organizations. CIRANO provides ultimate access to the best researchers for any busINESSS or organization, whether private or public, seeking innovative ways to improve the efficiency of its operations. CIRANO has over one hundred professors and researchers that are recognized internationally, working in the areas of public policy, risk, finance and economics.

CIRANO’s different lines of research reflect the complementary expertise required as well as the complex nature of problems in our health system, including the sustainability of its financing with the aging population of Quebec.


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La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is a long-term institutional investor that manages funds primarily for public and parapublic pension and insurance plans. As one of Canada’s leading institutional fund managers, La Caisse invests in major financial markets, private equity, infrastructure and real estate, globally. The Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et
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HEC Montréal is a French-language university institution offering internationally renowned management education and research. The School has been training future managers who contribute to our society’s growth and prosperity, since 1907.

Canada Research Chair in Risk Management (Georges Dionne)
Chaire de recherche du Canada en gestion des risques (Georges Dionne)






William Dow chair in Political Economy, McGill University (Jean-Marie Dufour)








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The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academia and society at large.
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Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligenceand ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
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Throughout the world, we provide scientific and professional communities with superior specialist information – produced by authors and colleagues across cultures in a nurtured collegial atmosphere of which we are justifiably proud.
We foster communication among our customers – researchers, students and professionals – enabling them to work more efficiently, thereby advancing knowledge and learning. Our dynamic growth allows us to invest continually all over the world.
We think ahead, move fast and promote change: creative business models, inventive products, and mutually beneficial international partnerships have established us as a trusted supplier and pioneer in the information age.
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The MIT Press is the only university press in the United States whose list is based in science and technology. This does not mean that science and engineering are all we publish, but it does mean that we are committed to the edges and frontiers of the world—to exploring new fields and new modes of inquiry. (For a time we described our publishing program as chasing "The Moving Frontier," but we've moved beyond even that.) We publish about 200 new books a year and over 30 journals. We are a major publishing presence in fields as diverse as architecture, social theory, economics, cognitive science, and computational science, and we have a long-term commitment to both design excellence and the efficient and creative use of new technologies. Our goal is to create books and journals that are challenging, creative, attractive, and yet affordable to individual readers.
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Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. We further the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence
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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
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Wiley's Global Research business is a provider of content-enabled solutions to improve outcomes in research, education and professional practice with online tools, journals, books, databases, reference works and laboratory protocols. With strengths in every major academic, scientific and professional field, and strong brands including Wiley Blackwell and Wiley VCH, Wiley proudly partners with over 800 prestigious societies representing two million members. Through Wiley Online Library, we provide online access to a broad range of content: over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000+ books, and many reference works and databases. Access to abstracts and searching is free, full content is accessible through licensing agreements, and large portions of the content are provided free or at nominal cost to nations in the developing world through partnerships with organizations such as HINARI, AGORA, and OARE.
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Frontiers, launched by Higher Education Press in 2006,is an English academic journal series which consists of 26 journals. It aims to build a world-class academic brand and to reflect remarkable research achievements from around the world.


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At Amazon, we are proud to be a part of many different communities around the world. We're constantly looking for ways to further reduce our environmental impact. We’re contributing to the communities where our employees and customers live. We’re innovating on behalf of our customers with initiatives like frustration-free packaging. We’re building tools for nonprofits and NGOs. We also dedicate homepage placement and donate use of our payments technology to enable our customers to offer support to communities in need, in times of disaster.