The finance faculty of the Rotman School are renowned for their breakthrough research, their published pieces in top-tier journals, and their impact in the classroom, inspiring students and executives with the latest financial thinking.
With over 30 faculty members, the finance area is the largest at the Rotman School and has some of the world's leading thinkers in the field.
Our faculty publishes research in top ranked academic journals and have written textbooks used in business schools around the globe.
The Finance Area invites academics from around the world to present their research and findings. The seminars are usually held on Fridays from 10:30-12:00
BMO Financial Group Finance Research and Trading Lab provides a focal point for research and training in a range of financial disciplines, including: investment strategy and portfolio management; financial engineering and risk management; trading; and analysis of the microstructure of markets. It offers students access to the global financial community and its resources in a real-time setting.
The Capital Markets Institute at the Rotman School of Management fosters a clear understanding of the challenges facing the Canadian capital markets, and the institutional tools that Canada must develop in order to convert those challenges into opportunities to be a leader among the world’s small, open capital markets.
The finance area keeps in touch with alumni who are working in finance at a number of events that are organized throughout the year. Here are further details and some recent presentations to alumni by finance area faculty.
Research is carried out in a number of faculties and departments including the Rotman School of Management, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Engineering. Three programs are offered by the University at the Masters level. Here is a central listing of activities.
The Finance Area Coordinator is Professor Alexander Dyck, and he can be reached at A.Dyck@rotman.utoronto.ca
Faculty - Alan White - The Evolving Derivatives Market
Alan White is the Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy
Faculty - Peter Christoffersen - Elements of Financial Risk Management
Professor Peter Christoffersen is the author of Elements of Financial Risk Management
Faculty - Susan Christoffersen - Industry Connections
Susan is a Vice-Dean and an Associate Professor of Finance at Rotman
Professor Jan Mahrt-Smith on Behavioural Finance
Professor Mahrt-Smith teaches in the MFin, MBA and PhD programs
Professor Heather-Anne Irwin on the New Issue Syndicate
Professor Irwin teaches in the MFin program
The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis
Rotman Professor John Hull is the world's leading expert in options, futures and derivatives
Rotman - Canada's Top Finance School
Financial Research and Trading Lab
Professor McCurdy teaches in the MFin and MBA programs
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