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Canada Research Chair Awarded to Finance Professor at the Rotman School of Management

March 13, 2024

Toronto – A leading academic expert in household finance, Claire Célérier, who is an associate professor of finance at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, has been named by the Government of Canada as the Canada Research Chair in Household Finance.

Prof. Célérier’s research explores how finance can benefit households, investigating the role of innovation and the impact on diversity and inclusion. She addresses these questions taking different perspectives, from behavioral economics to asset pricing and history. Her work has been published in refereed academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of EconomicsJournal of Finance and Review of Financial Studies, and has raised the interest of the media, central banks and regulators around the world. She joined the Rotman School in 2016 from the University of Zurich, where she was an assistant professor. Prof. Célérier holds a PhD from the Toulouse School of Economics. 

Established in 2000 by the Government of Canada, the Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) stands at the center of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development. It invests approximately $311 million per year to attract and retain a diverse cadre of world-class researchers, to reinforce academic research and training excellence in Canadian postsecondary institutions.

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