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Steven J. Riddiough

Steven J. Riddiough

Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough


Ph.D. University of Warwick
M.Phil. University of Cambridge
B.Sc. University of Warwick



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Steven Riddiough is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Toronto, where he teaches courses in international finance and corporate finance. His research interests span international finance, empirical asset pricing, and household finance. His research has been published in leading academic and practitioner journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the IMF Economic Review. His paper “Global Imbalances and Currency Premia” (with Pasquale Della Corte and Lucio Sarno) won the Kepos Capital Award for the Best Paper on Investments at the Western Finance Association Annual Meeting.

Previously, Steven was a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance at the University of Melbourne, which he joined following the completion of his PhD in Finance at the Warwick Business School. During his PhD studies, Steven worked as a Lecturer in Finance at Imperial College London, undertook research in the International Finance Division at the Bank of England, and consulted to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. He began his career as a Foreign Exchange Research Strategist at the Investment Bank, Credit Suisse.

Academic Positions

  • 2020-

    Associate Professor of Finance, University of Toronto

  • 2015-2020

    Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Melbourne

  • 2013

    Temporary Lecturer in Finance, Imperial College London

Selected Publications - Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

International Finance; Empirical Asset Pricing; Household Finance