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Alexandra E. MacKay

Alexandra MacKay

    Alexandra E. MacKay

    Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in Finance

    Degrees: PhD, York University
    MA, University of Toronto
    BSc, University of Toronto
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    Bio

    Alexandra MacKay is the Academic Director for the Master of Financial Risk Management Programs. She teaches in the Commerce, Master of Finance and Executive MBA programs, as well as in Executive Education including MBA Essentials and Financial Literacy for Directors and Executives. Her research interests include risk management in deregulated network industries and efficiency of fixed income markets in Canada.

    Academic Positions

    2015-present  Academic Director, Master of Financial Risk Management; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2015-present  Associate Professor, Teaching Stream; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2011-2015  Academic Director, Master of Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2004-2015  Senior Lecturer in Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    1996-2004  Assistant Professor; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    1992-1994  Part-time Lecturer; Schulich School of Business, York University

    Non-Academic Positions

    1990-1991  Economist;Ontario Hydro
    1989-1990  Policy Analyst;Workers' Compensation Board of Ontario

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Non-Segmented Equilibria Under Differential Taxation: Evidence from the Canadian Government Bond Market; with E. Z. Prisman and Y. S. Tian; European Finance Review; 2000
    • Hedge Funds; with E. Kirzner; Canadian Investment Review; Issue: Winter; 2000

    Academic / Professional Service

    2011-2015  Academic Director, Master of Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2015-present  Academic Director, Master of Financial Risk Management; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

    Honors and Awards

    2002  Professor of the Year Teaching Excellence Award; as voted by second-year MBA Students
    2000  Roger and Nancy Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching
    1998  Harvey Rorke Memorial Prize
    1998-2001  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Grant
    1997-1999  Connaught Grant; University of Toronto
    1996  Nominated for Best Dissertation Award (York University)

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Teaches graduate Business Finance, and undergraduate Derivative Securities. Research interests include efficiency of Canadian fixed income markets.  

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