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Alexander Dyck

Alexander Dyck

Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy
Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services
Area Coordinator, Finance Area
Cross Appointed to Faculty of Law

Degrees:

PhD in Economics, Stanford University
BA (Hons.), Economics and Political Science, University of Western Ontario

Phone:

(416) 946-0819

Bio

Alexander Dyck is a Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy at the Rotman School and holds the Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services. He is also Academic Director of the Director’s Education Program, a board member of the Rotman International Center for Pension Management, and a Fellow at the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship at the Rotman School. He teaches PhD and MBA courses in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity. Previously, he was Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA, doctoral and executive education programs. In 2009-2010, he was a visiting scholar in Finance at INSEAD. His research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, corporate social responsibility, regulation and privatization, the media and financial markets, and taxation.

Other Info

Academic Director, Directors' Education Programme; Past Board Member, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management; Fellow, Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship

Academic Positions

  • 1993-1998

    Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School

  • 1998-2004

    Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

  • 2004-2009

    Associate Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2009-2010

    Visiting Scholar, INSEAD

  • 2009- present

    Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Non-Academic Positions

  • 1999-2002

    Consultant, World Bank

  • 1998 - 2004

    Executive Education, Harvard Business School

  • 2008-2009, 2012-present

    Board Member, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management

  • 2004- present

    Academic Director, Director's Education Program, Rotman School of Management

  • Summer 91-92

    Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin

  • Summer 1990

    Research Associate, C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Recent Presentations

Research and Teaching Interests

corporate finance, corporate governance, institutional investors, international business, privatization, regulatory reform

Honors and Awards

  • 1987

    1987 Nisbet Award in Economics, Saint Andrews University (Scotland)

  • 1988

    1988 Gold medal for Economics and Political Science, University of Western Ontario

  • 1989-1993

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship,

  • 1992

    Linde and Harry Bradley Foundation Fellowship, Stanford University Fellowship, Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Economics, Stanford University

  • 20,092,006

    Professor of the Year, Rotman School of Management

  • 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009,2008,2006,2005

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2007

    Jensen Award for Best Paper (second prize), Journal of Financial Economics

  • 2011

    Toronto CFA Society and Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award, CFA

  • 2013

    Best Paper Award, Review of Asset Pricing Studies

  • 2015 -

    Fellow of Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship , Rotman School of Management

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Institute of Corporate Directors

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2002-2004

    Faculty Search Committee, BGIE area, Harvard Business School

  • 2002-2004

    Academic Performance committee, Harvard Business School

  • 2007-2010

    National Academic Director, Director's edcation Program, Rotman School of Management

  • 2008-2009

    Elected Member, Executive Committee, Rotman School of Management

  • 2005-2009

    Director, PhD program in Finance, Rotman School of Management

  • 2008-2010

    Chair, PhD Program Committee, Rotman School of Management

  • 2007-2010

    National Academic Director, Director's edcation Program, Rotman School of Management

  • 2011-2013

    Chair, Executive Committee, Rotman School of Management

  • 2007-2009, 2012-present

    Board Member, International Centre for Pension Management, Rotman

  • 2009-2012

    Research Committee, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management

  • 2006-present

    Academic Director, Directors Education Program, Rotman School of Management

  • 2015 -

    Chair, Specialized Graduate Programs Committee, Rotman School of Management

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