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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 (untenured) in the Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough and the Rotman School of Management (cross appointed). His research interests broadly span international finance, international macroeconomics, empirical asset pricing, household finance, and cryptocurrency markets. 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 in investments at the Western Finance Association conference.

Steven has taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Melbourne, University of Warwick, and Imperial College London. Before joining the University of Toronto, Steven was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne; worked in the International Finance Division at the Bank of England; acted as a consultant to CPPIB, and worked as a Foreign Exchange Research Strategist for 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; International Macroeconomics; Empirical Asset Pricing; Investments; Household Finance; Cryptocurrency Markets