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Mikhail (Mike) Simutin

Mike Simutin

    Mikhail (Mike) Simutin

    Associate Professor of Finance
    Associate Director International Centre for Pension Management

    Degrees: PhD in Finance, University of British Columbia
    BA in Finance & Accounting, University of Washington
    Email: Send an email to Mikhail (Mike) Simutin
    Phone: 416-946-8088


    Mike Simutin is an Associate Professor of finance and Associate Director International Centre for Pension Management at the Rotman School of Management. His research focuses on studying institutional money management and understanding risks that affect asset prices. Mike’s research has been published in leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics. He has received multiple research awards, including the Best Paper Award by the Review of Asset Pricing Studies and the Governor’s Award from the Bank of Canada. Mike has also received multiple teaching accolades, including being named one of the 40-Under-40 Most Outstanding Business School Professors. His research has been presented at numerous academic conferences and practitioner events.

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    Academic Positions

    2017-present  Associate Professor of Finance; University of Toronto
    2010-2017  Assistant Professor of Finance; University of Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Honors and Awards

    2017  Bank of Canada Governor's Award
    2017  Poets & Quants 40 Under 40 Best Business School Professor
    2017  Roger Martin Excellence in Teaching Award
    2017  MBA Instructor of the Year award
    2016  Review of Asset Pricing Studies best paper award
    2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016  Rotman School of Management Excellence in Teaching Award
    2016  MBA Instructor of the Year award
    2015  AQR Insight Award finalist
    2015  MBA Instructor of the Year award
    2014  MBA Instructor of the Year award
    2009-2010  Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship
    2007-2008, 2008-2009  Bank of Montreal Graduate Fellowship
    2006-2007  University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

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