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Topics

Accounting Faculty

Accounting Earnings Management
Partha Mohanram

Accounting Manipulations/Reporting Problems
Ramy Elitzur

Auditing
Ole-Kristian Hope

Earnings Management
Francesco Bova

Financial Analysis
Ramy Elitzur
Gordon Richardson
Francesco Bova

Financial Disclosure
Ole-Kristian Hope
Partha Mohanram

Forensic Accounting
Len Brooks

International Accounting
Francesco Bova

International Issues
Ole-Kristian Hope

Intersection of Finance and Accounting
Gordon Richardson

Valuation
Francesco Bova

Competitiveness and Prosperity

Business entry, growth, and survival in developed and emerging markets
Will Mitchell

Business Strategy
Ajay Agrawal
Joel Baum
Brendan Calder
Becky Reuber
Will Mitchell

Competitive Strategy
Joel Baum
Becky Reuber
Brian Silverman
David Soberman
Mihkel Tombak

Competition Policy and Anti-Trust
Mihkel Tombak

Competition Policy
Joshua Gans

Cooperative Strategy
Brian Silverman

Corporate Strategy
David Soberman

Creative Class
Richard Florida
Kevin Stolarick

Creative Industries
Ajay Agrawal
Richard Florida
Kevin Stolarick

Creative Rural Economies
Kevin Stolarick

Cultural Mapping
Kevin Stolarick

Demographic Trends
Richard Florida

Diversity and Talent
Richard Florida

Dynamics of Competition
Joel Baum
Becky Reuber

Economic Competitiveness
Richard Florida

Economics of Accessibility in Ontario
Kevin Stolarick

Entrepreneurship
Ajay Agrawal
Joel Baum
Becky Reuber

Free Trade
Joanne Oxley

Global Competitiveness
Joseph D’Cruz
Roger L. Martin
Joanne Oxley
Peter Pauly

Global Creativity
Richard Florida

Globalization of Canadian Industry
Beatrix Dart

Industry Clusters
Joel Baum
Kevin Stolarick

Innovation
Joel Baum
Joshua Gans
Sarah Kaplan
David Soberman
Kevin Stolarick

Intellectual Property
Ajay Agrawal
Joanne Oxley

International Business
Joseph D’Cruz

International Competitiveness
Roger L. Martin
Dan Trefler

Joint Ventures/Alliances
Joanne Oxley
Brian Silverman

Mega-Regions
Richard Florida
Kevin Stolarick

Mergers and Acquisitions
Joanne Oxley
Mihkel Tombak

Performance Measures
Kevin Stolarick

Productivity
Roger L. Martin

Prosperity
Richard Florida

Regulation
Joshua Gans

Service Class
Kevin Stolarick

Small to Mid-Sized Enterprises
Becky Reuber

Strategic Alliances
Joel Baum

Start-Up/New Ventures
Joel Baum
Becky Reuber

Technological Innovation
Joel Baum
Richard Florida
Joanne Oxley
Becky Reuber
Joshua Gans

Ethics, Governance and Management

Analytics/Data-Driven Decision Making
Dmitry Krass

Business and Professional Ethics
David Beatty
Len Brooks
Stéphane Côté
Hugh Gunz
Geoffrey Leonardelli
Nina Mazar
Richard Powers
Tim Rowley
Chen-Bo Zhong

Business Law
Richard Powers

Business Strategy
David Beatty
Jim Fisher

Canadian Business History
Joseph Martin

Conservative Party History
Joseph Martin

Corporate Citizenship
Roger L. Martin

Corporate Governance
Keith Ambachtsheer
Hugh Arnold
David Beatty
Len Brooks
Craig Doidge
Alexander Dyck
Brian Golden
Hai Lu
Jan Mahrt-Smith
Roger L. Martin
Partha Mohanram
Richard Powers

Emotions in Management
Stéphane Côté

Ethical Decision Making
Len Brooks
Stéphane Côté
Hugh Gunz
Nina Mazar
Tim Rowley
Chen-Bo Zhong

Executive Education
Beatrix Dart
Jim Fisher

Leadership
Hugh Arnold
Melanie Carr
Tiziana Casciaro
Stéphane Côté
Jim Fisher
Gary Latham
Roger L. Martin
Julie McCarthy
Maria Rotundo

Managerial Effectiveness
Brendan Calder
Joseph Martin

Management of Professionals
Hugh Gunz
Geoffrey Leonardelli

Operations Management
Philipp Afèche
Opher Baron
Joseph Milner

Organizational Effectiveness
Brendan Calder

Organizational Change
Jim Fisher
Brian Golden
Sarah Kaplan

Social Networks
Tiziana Casciaro

Supply Chain Management
Philipp Afèche
Joseph Milner

Uses/Abuses of Statistical Analysis
Dmitry Krass

Women in Business
Beatrix Dart

Finance Faculty

Banking Industry
Laurence Booth
Alan White

Behavioural Finance
Lisa Kramer
Lukasz Pomorski
Kent Womack

Capital Markets
Laurence Booth
Susan Christoffersen
Paul J. Halpern
Hai Lu
Lukasz Pomorski

Corporate Finance
Laurence Booth
Sergei Davydenko
Craig Doidge
Alexander Dyck
David Goldreich
Jan Mahrt-Smith

Corporate Cash Holdings and Liquidity
Jan Mahrt-Smith

Cost of Capital
Partha Mohanram

Credit Risk
Sergei Davydenko
Alan White

Decision Making of Financial Analysts
Kent Womack

Derivatives
John Hull
Alan White

Ethical Investing
Eric Kirzner

Financial Analysis
Ramy Elitzur
Eric Kirzner
Kent Womack

Financial Institutions
Susan Christoffersen

Financial System of China and India
Wendy Dobson

Financial Market Seasonality
Lisa Kramer

Government Bonds
David Goldreich

Initial Public Offerings (IPO)
David Goldreich
Kent Womack

Institutional Trading
Susan Christoffersen

Insurance
Alan White

International Finance
Don Brean

International Monetary Systems
Wendy Dobson
Don Brean

Investment Banking
Tim Rowley
Kent Womack

Investment Policy
Alan White

Investments
David Goldreich
Lisa Kramer
Lukasz Pomorski

Islamic Finance
Walid Hejazi

Market Volatility
Peter Christoffersen

Mergers and Acquisitions
Laurence Booth
Alexander Dyck
Paul J. Halpern

Mortgages
Brendan Calder
Alan White

Mutual Funds
Susan Christoffersen
Eric Kirzner
Lukasz Pomorski

Neuroeconomics
Lisa Kramer

Options
Peter Christoffersen
John Hull

Pensions
Keith Ambachtsheer
Alexander Dyck
Lukasz Pomorski
Anil Verma
Alan White

Portfolio Diversification
Peter Christoffersen

Private Equity
Ramy Elitzur
Lukasz Pomorski

Risk Management
Peter Christoffersen
John Hull
Alan White

Securities
Eric Kirzner
Hai Lu

Stock Market
David Goldreich
Eric Kirzner
Lisa Kramer
Lukasz Pomorski

Trading Abuses
Eric Kirzner

Treasury Auctions
David Goldreich

Valuation
Partha Mohanram

Venture Capital
Ramy Elitzur

Health Care Experts

Biotechnology
David Dunne

Global Health
Anita McGahan

Global Health Delivery and Commercialization
Will Mitchell

Insurance
Mark Stabile

International Systems
Brian Golden

Knowledge Transfer
Geoffrey Leonardelli

Life Sciences Commercialization
Will Mitchell

Management
Joseph D’Cruz
David Dunne
Brian Golden
Mark Stabile

Pharmaceuticals
Joseph D’Cruz
David Dunne
Mark Stabile

Policy
Brian Golden
Mark Stabile

Strategy
Brian Golden
Will Mitchell

Teams
Geoffrey Leonardelli

Systems
Brian Golden

Human Resources

Careers
Hugh Gunz

Chinese Management
Jia Lin Xie

Conflict Management
John Oesch

Coordination of complex and interdependent work
Marlys Christianson

Corporate Restructuring
Sergei Davydenko
Dan Ondrack

Corporate Social Responsibility
Anil Verma

Cross Culture Management
Jia Lin Xie

Decision Making
Sandford DeVoe
John Oesch

Diversity
Jennifer Berdahl
Beatrix Dart
Anil Verma
Jia Lin Xie

Executive Compensation
Roger L. Martin
Partha Mohanram

Experiential Learning
Melanie Carr

Goal Setting
Hugh Arnold
Gary Latham

Gender Issues
Jennifer Berdahl
Beatrix Dart

Group Dynamics
Geoffrey Leonardelli
Glen Whyte

Hiring
Maria Rotundo

Immigration
Hugh Gunz
Geoffrey Leonardelli
Anil Verma

International Management
Dan Ondrack

Job Design
Jia Lin Xie

Labour Relations
John Oesch
Anil Verma

Labour Shortages
Anil Verma

Low Wage Workforce
Anil Verma

Mental Health
Melanie Carr

Mergers and Acquisitions
Dan Ondrack

Motivation
Sandford DeVoe
Gary Latham
Geoffrey Leonardelli

Motivations for Altruistic Behavior
Nicola Lacetera

Negotiation
Geoffrey Leonardelli
John Oesch
Anil Verma
Glen Whyte
Chen-Bo Zhong

Non-Profit
Brian Golden
Anil Verma

Organizational Justice
Geoffrey Leonardelli
John Oesch

Performance
Gary Latham
Maria Rotundo

Personnel Selection
Julie McCarthy

Power Relations
Jennifer Berdahl
Stéphane Côté

Resilient Organizing
Marlys Christianson

Risk Management
Glen Whyte

Sensemaking in High-Risk Environments
Marlys Christianson

Skills
Stéphane Côté

Stress
Stéphane Côté
Julie McCarthy
Jia Lin Xie

Talent Management/Employee Retention
Hugh Arnold
Tiziana Casciaro
Stéphane Côté
Hugh Gunz
Gary Latham
Julie McCarthy
Maria Rotundo
Anil Verma
Jia Lin Xie

Training
Anil Verma

Work/Life Balance
Stéphane Côté
Sandford DeVoe
Julie McCarthy
Anil Verma

Volunteerism
Sandford DeVoe

Industry Experts

Airline
Ambarish Chandra
Joseph D’Cruz
Ramy Elitzur

Automotive
Joseph D’Cruz
Andrew Mitchell

Aviation
David Dunne
Mara Lederman

Biotech
Joel Baum
David Dunne
Ramy Elitzur

Communications
Andrew Mitchell

Computers
Avi Goldfarb
Becky Reuber (computer chips)
Brian Silverman (and peripherals)

Consulting
Hugh Arnold

Creative Industries
Ajay Agrawal
Kevin Stolarick

Design
David Dunne
Heather Fraser

E-Commerce Software
Avi Goldfarb

Food and Beverage
David Dunne (grocery)
Jim Fisher
Becky Reuber

Hi-tech
Ramy Elitzur

Information Technology
Mihkel Tombak

Manufacturing
Philipp Afèche
Opher Baron
Joseph Milner

Mortgage Banking
Brendan Calder

Music and Entertainment
Richard Florida

Mulit-National Corporations
Geoffrey Leonardelli

Non-Profit
David Dunne
Anil Verma

Gasoline and Oil Prices
Ambarish Chandra

Outsourcing
Mara Lederman
Joanne Oxley
Anil Verma

Private Military and Security
Joel Baum

Packaged Goods
Andrew Mitchell

Pharmaceuticals
David Dunne
Joseph D’Cruz
Mihkel Tombak

Petroleum
Mihkel Tombak

Public Relations
David Soberman

Real Estate
William Strange

Services
Joseph Milner

Social Media
Becky Reuber

Software
Becky Reuber

Sport Management
Jim Fisher
Richard Powers

Technology
David Dunne
Joanne Oxley

Telecom
Ramy Elitzur
Brian Silverman

Toys
Mara Lederman

Transportation
Brian Silverman
(trucking and railroads)

Video Games
Mara Lederman

International Trade and Economics

Asia, China, India and Canada
Wendy Dobson

Asia in the World Economy
Wendy Dobson

Behavioural Economics and Public Policy
Dilip Soman

Canadian Interest Rates
Peter Dungan

Canadian Tax
Don Brean
Mark Stabile

Chinese Economy
Don Brean

Cross Border Travel and Trade
Ambarish Chandra

Exchange Rates
Don Brean
Peter Dungan (US)
Wendy Dobson

Economic Forecasting (Canada)
Wendy Dobson
Peter Dungan

Economics of Science
Nicola Lacetera

Emerging Markets
Will Mitchell

Environmental Economics
Joshua Gans

Foreign Direct Investment
Walid Hejazi
Ed Safarian

Foreign Market Entry
Becky Reuber

Free Trade
Walid Hejazi
Roger L. Martin
Joanne Oxley
Anil Verma

G8/G20 Summits
Don Brean
Wendy Dobson

GDP
Peter Dungan (Canada)

Global Competitiveness
Roger L. Martin
Joanne Oxley

Global Industries
Roger L. Martin

Global Marketing
Joanne Oxley

Globalization
Wendy Dobson

Government Budgets
Peter Dungan (Canada)

Inflation
Peter Dungan (Canada)

Industrial Economics
Nicola Lacetera

Industrial Organization
Ambarish Chandra

Innovation Economics
Nicola Lacetera

International Business
Joseph D’Cruz
Walid Hejazi

International Competitiveness
Roger L. Martin
Dan Trefler

International Economics
Don Brean
Wendy Dobson
Walid Hejazi
Peter Pauly

International Finance
Don Brean

International Investment
Walid Hejazi

International Trade
Don Brean
Walid Hejazi
Joanne Oxley
Peter Pauly
Dan Trefler

Outsourcing
Walid Hejazi
Mara Lederman
Joanne Oxley
Anil Verma

Public Economics
Joshua Gans

Real Estate Economics
William Strange

The Rise of China and India
Wendy Dobson

Tax Policies
Don Brean
Peter Dungan

Urban Economics
William Strange

Marketing Faculty

Advertising
David Dunne
Andrew Mitchell
David Soberman

Advertising Markets
Ambarish Chandra

Branding
Pankjaj Aggarwal
David Dunne
Andrew Mitchell
Sridhar Moorthy

Business to Business Marketing
David Soberman

Consumer Behaviour
Pankjaj Aggarwal
Nina Mazar
Andrew Mitchell
Dilip Soman
Chen-Bo Zhong
Claire Tsai
Aparna Labroo
Min Zhao

Confidence
Claire Tsai

Consumer Credit
Dilip Soman

Consumption
David Dunne

CRM and Data Driven Marketing
Dilip Soman

Global Marketing
David Dunne

Goals
Andrew Mitchell

Innovation
David Dunne
David Soberman
Dilip Soman

Loyalty Programs
Mara Lederman

Managerial and Consumer Decision Making
Dilip Soman
Claire Tsai
Aparna Labroo
Min Zhao

Marketing Strategy
Sridhar Moorthy
Andrew Mitchell

Political Marketing
David Soberman

Product Recalls
Mara Lederman

Pricing and Promotion
Sridhar Moorthy
Dilip Soman

Queues and Waiting Times
Philipp Afèche
Dilip Soman

Retailing
Andrew Mitchell
Sridhar Moorthy
David Soberman

Spending and Saving Behaviour
Dilip Soman

Sponsorship and Event Management
Richard Powers

Sports Marketing
Richard Powers

Technology Experts

Commercialization
Ajay Agrawal
Brian Silverman

Computer
Avi Goldfarb

Creative Industries
Ajay Agrawal

E-Commerce Software
Avi Goldfarb

Information Technology
David Dunne
Avi Goldfarb

Intellectual Properties
Ajay Agrawal

Internet
Avi Goldfarb

Management of Technology/Innovation
Ajay Agrawal
Sarah Kaplan
Brian Silverman

Nanotechnology
Sarah Kaplan

Policy
Mihkel Tombak

Technological Innovation
David Dunne
Sarah Kaplan
Joshua Gans

Strategy
Sarah Kaplan
Brian Silverman
Mihkel Tombak

For Further InformationPlease Contact:

Ken McGuffin
Manager, Media Relations
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
Tel: 416.946.3818

Amy Fong
Coordinator, Events and Media Relations
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
amy.fong@rotman.utoronto.ca
Tel: 416.978.4193