Pat Akey is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, having completed his PhD in Finance in 2014 from the London Business School. His research focuses on the political economy of finance and the incentives of firms to engage in pro-social behavior. He has presented his research at numerous major academic and practitioner conferences and published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He was awarded the 2016 Rising Scholar Award for the best paper by a young researcher published in the Review of Financial Studies. Major media outlets such as The Economist, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio have cited his work.
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Selected Publications - Papers
Honors and Awards
RFS Rising Scholar Award,
USC Finance PhD Conference Best Paper Award,