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Finance Faculty by Research Focus

Our Strength: Our Faculty

As a PhD student you will work closely with faculty that share your research interests, are working on similar areas, or can provide a new perspective. Find out what our faculty members are currently working on here.

Investments and Delegated Asset Management

Topics include: Investments in Stock and Bond Markets, International Investments, Analyst Forecasts, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds.

Faculty involved in research in these areas include: Peter ChristoffersenSusan Christoffersen, Esther Eiling, Redouane Elkamhi, Bing Han, Michael HaslerRaymond Kan, Eric KirznerLisa Kramer, Tom McCurdyChay Ornthanalai, Mikhail SimutinKevin Wang, Jason Wei.

Corporate Finance and Governance

Topics include: Acquisitions and Mergers, Capital Budgeting, Corporate Governance, Cost of Capital, Agency Theory, Law and Economics, International Corporate Finance.

Faculty involved in research in these areas include: Pat Akey, Varouj AivazianLaurence Booth, Olivier DessaintCraig Doidge, Alexander Dyck, David Goldreich, Andrey Golubov, Christopher Kobrak, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Wendy Rotenberg 

ICPM Grant on Corporate Governance

Financial Risk Management


Topics include: Valuation of Derivatives Securities, Hedging Policies, Portfolio Allocation,  Volatility and Jump Models, Market Structure, Liquidity and Regulation.

Faculty involved in research in these areas include:

Sabrina Buti, Peter Christoffersen,  Sergei Davydenko, Redouane Elkamhi, John HullRaymond Kan, Mariana Khapko, Tom McCurdy, Chay OrnthanalaiJason Wei, Alan White, Liyan Yang

GRI Grant on Risk Management

Behavioural Finance

Topics include: Investor Sentiment, Neuroeconomics, Household Finance, Experimental Finance, Market Inefficiency

Faculty involved in research in these areas include: Ling Cen, Olivier Dessaint, David Goldreich, Bing HanMichael Hasler, Lisa Kramer, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Kent Womack, Liyan Yang

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