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Wendy Rotenberg

Wendy Rotenberg

    Wendy Rotenberg

    Professor of Accounting and Finance  

    Degrees: PhD, University of Toronto
    MBA, University of Toronto
    BA, University of Toronto
    Email: Send an email to Wendy Rotenberg
    Phone: 416-978-2664

    Bio

    Wendy Rotenberg is a Professor of Finance and Accounting at Rotman. Her research interests include international financial management and accounting and corporate restructuring (IPO's, LBO's, Bankruptcy). She teaches courses in Financial Management, International Finance and Advanced Financial Accounting. Wendy’s research has been published in Review of Financial Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, among others.

    Academic Positions

    2004-present  Professor, Accounting and Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    1992-2004  Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    1990-1992  Assistant Professor; University of Toronto
    1987-1990  Assistant Professor; McMaster University
    1985-1987  Lecturer; McMaster University
    1985, 1984  Instructor; Commerce and Finance Program, University of Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Working Capital Management, the Credit Crisis, and Hedging Strategies: Canadian Evidence; R. Kieschnick and W. Rotenberg; Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting; Issue: 27(2); 2016; Pages: pp. 208-232
    • Mitigation of U.S. Home Bias in the Valuation of Canadian Natural Resource Firms: Choice of Reporting and Transaction Currency; W. Rotenberg; Multinational Finance Journal; Issue: 17 (3&4); 2013; Pages: pp. 201-242
    • Determinants of Financial Distress and Bankruptcy in Highly Levered Transactions; P. Halpern, R. Kieschnick and W. Rotenebrg; The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Issue: Volume 49; 2009; Pages: 772-783
    • Managerial Shareholdings, Firm Value and Acquired Corporations; P. Halpern, R. Kieschnick, and W. Rotenberg; The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Issue: Vol. 45, No. 4, September; 2005; Pages: pp. 781-795
    • Accounting and Accounting Education in the People's Republic of China; L. Chan and W. Rotenberg; International Studies of Management and Organization; Issue: Volume 29 No. 3 (Fall); 1999; Pages: pp.37
    • On the Heterogeneity of Leveraged Going Private Transactions; P. Halpern, R. Kieschnick and W. Rotenberg; Review of Financial Studies; Issue: Volume 12 No. 2 (Summer); 1999; Pages: pp.281-309
    • Accounting in China; L. Chan, R. Harris, and W. Rotenberg; in Modern Taxation in China, ed., D. Brean, Routledge, New York; 1998; Pages: pp.285-301
    • The Course of Development of Chinese Accountants System and its Economic Restructuring; L. Chan, Y. Che and W. Rotenberg; International Business Review; Issue: Volume 7 No. 2 April; 1998; Pages: pp.3-8 (in Chinese)
    • Harmonization of Foreign Currency Translation Practices: Canadian Treatment of Long Term Monetary Items; W. Rotenberg; International Journal of Accounting; Issue: Volume 33, No. 4; 1998; Pages: pp.415-431
    • Instructional Case: Great Lakes Forest Products; L. Booth and W. Rotenberg; Accounting Education; Issue: 5 (4); 1996; Pages: pp. 341-366
    • Different Strokes; W. Rotenberg; CA Magazine; Issue: (April); 1995; Pages: pp. 40-45
    • Discussion of the Voluntary Inclusion of Forecasts in the MD&A Section of Annual Reports; W. Rotenberg; Contemporary Accounting Research; Issue: Vol. 11, No. 1 (Fall); 1994; Pages: pp. 489-496
    • Further Evidence on Corporate Preferences for Foreign Currency Accounting Standards; L. Booth and W. Rotenberg; Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting; Issue: Vol. 3, No. 2 (Summer); 1991; Pages: pp. 133-159
    • The Valuation of Initial Public Offerings: The Small Firm Case; I. Krinsky and W. Rotenberg; Advances in Small Business Finance, R. Yazdipour (Ed.) (Norwell MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers); 1991; Pages: pp. 1-18
    • Assessing Foreign Exchange Exposure: Theory and Application Using Canadian Firms; L. Booth and W. Rotenberg; Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting; Issue: Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring); 1990; Pages: pp. 1-23
    • Characteristics of Canadian Firms Identifying Accounting Hedges for Foreign Debt; W. Rotenberg; Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences; Issue: Vol. 6, No. 3 (September); 1989; Pages: pp. 24-30
    • The Transition to Competitive Pricing on the Toronto Stock Exchange; I. Krinsky and W. Rotenberg; Canadian Public Policy; Issue: Vol. 15, No. 2 (June); 1989; Pages: pp. 135-144
    • Signaling and the Valuation of New Issues Revisited; I. Krinsky and W. Rotenberg; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Issue: Vol. 24, No. 2 (June); 1989; Pages: pp. 257-266
    • The Valuation of Initial Public Offerings; I. Krinsky and W. Rotenberg; Contemporary Accounting Research; Issue: Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring); 1989; Pages: pp. 501-515
    • Takeovers: A Synthesis; I. Krinsky, W. Rotenberg and D. Thornton; Journal of Accounting Literature; Issue: Vol. 7 (December); 1988; Pages: pp. 243-279
    • Financial Distress in the Canadian Agricultural Sector: A Macro Analysis; L. Chan and W. Rotenberg; Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics; Issue: Vol. 36 (November); 1988; Pages: pp. 531-538

    Academic / Professional Service

    1996-2009  Director of Commerce and Finance Programs

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Research interests include international accounting, international financial management and corporate restructuring (IPO's, LBO's, Bankruptcy). Teaching interests include Advanced Financial Accounting, Managerial Finance, and International Financial Management and Accounting.  

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