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Alexander Dyck

Dyck

    Alexander Dyck

    Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy
    Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services

    Degrees: PhD in Economics, Stanford University
    BA (Hons.), Economics and Political Science, University of Western Ontario
    Email: Send an email to Alexander Dyck
    Phone: 416-946-0819

    Bio

    Alexander Dyck is a Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy at the Rotman School and holds the Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services. He is also Academic Director of the Director’s Education Program, a board member of the Rotman International Center for Pension Management, and a Fellow at the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship at the Rotman School. He teaches PhD and MBA courses in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity. Previously, he was Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA, doctoral and executive education programs. In 2009-2010, he was a visiting scholar in Finance at INSEAD. His research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, corporate social responsibility, regulation and privatization, the media and financial markets, and taxation.

    Academic Positions

    1993-1998  Assistant Professor; Harvard Business School
    1998-2004  Associate Professor; Harvard Business School
    2004-2009  Associate Professor; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2009-2010  Visiting Scholar; INSEAD
    2009- present  Professor of Finance and Business Economics; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

    Non-Academic Positions

    1999-2002  Consultant;World Bank
    1998 - 2004  Executive Education;Harvard Business School
    2008-2009, 2012-present  Board Member;Rotman International Centre for Pension Management
    2004- present  Academic Director, Director's Education Program;Rotman School of Management
    Summer 91-92  Research Associate;German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin
    Summer 1990  Research Associate;, C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    Recent Presentations

    Academic / Professional Service

    2002-2004  Faculty Search Committee, BGIE area; Harvard Business School
    2002-2004  Academic Performance committee; Harvard Business School
    2007-2010  National Academic Director, Director's edcation Program; Rotman School of Management
    2008-2009  Elected Member, Executive Committee; Rotman School of Management
    2005-2009  Director, PhD program in Finance; Rotman School of Management
    2008-2010  Chair, PhD Program Committee; Rotman School of Management
    2007-2010  National Academic Director, Director's edcation Program; Rotman School of Management
    2011-2013  Chair, Executive Committee; Rotman School of Management
    2009-2012  Research Committee; Rotman International Centre for Pension Management
    2007-2009, 2012-present  Board Member; International Centre for Pension Management, Rotman
    2015 -  Chair, Specialized Graduate Programs Committee; Rotman School of Management
    2006-present  Academic Director, Directors Education Program; Rotman School of Management

    Honors and Awards

    1987  1987 Nisbet Award in Economics; Saint Andrews University (Scotland)
    1988  1988 Gold medal for Economics and Political Science; University of Western Ontario
    1989-1993  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship
    1992  Linde and Harry Bradley Foundation Fellowship, Stanford University Fellowship, Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Economics; Stanford University
    2009,2006  Professor of the Year; Rotman School of Management
    2013, 2012, 2011, 2009,2008,2006,2005  Excellence in Teaching Award; Rotman School of Management
    2007  Jensen Award for Best Paper (second prize); Journal of Financial Economics
    2011  Toronto CFA Society and Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award; CFA
    2015 -  Fellow of Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship; Rotman School of Management
    2013  Best Paper Award; Review of Asset Pricing Studies

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    Institute of Corporate Directors

    Research and Teaching Interests

    corporate finance, corporate governance, institutional investors, international business, privatization, regulatory reform  

    Other Info

    Academic Director, Directors' Education Programme; Past Board Member, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management; Fellow, Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship  

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