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Each week, our faculty share their groundbreaking research, published work and their authoritative insight into an exceptionally wide range of management issues. Take a moment to find out what's happening this week at Rotman.

Not so bad after all: Credit default swaps cushion stock prices against credit downgrades.

July 30, 2019
Severity of market reaction cut in half, Rotman study finds
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New research confirms U.S. central bank right to hold news conferences after every meeting.

December 20, 2018
Toronto – A policy intended to increase transparency at the U.S. Federal Reserve may have done the opposite, setting markets up for un...
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Twitter useful for stock picks, could boost market efficiency, shows study.

August 28, 2018
Toronto – Despite concerns to the contrary, it turns out that Twitter is not uninformative when it comes to its reliability as an inve...
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Rotman Trading Competitions Go International with Events in South Korea and Italy

August 10, 2018
Toronto – For the second year in a row student traders from across South Korea are participating in the Rotman UNIST Trading Competition. Ho...
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Post-merger layoffs moderated, corporate takeovers cut when labour protections strengthened, Rotman research finds.

November 29, 2016
Toronto – An examination of takeover activity in OECD countries has found that increased job protections have a major impact on corpor...
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New Director of Capital Markets Institute Appointed at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

October 26, 2016
Toronto – An expert in corporate governance and finance has been appointed as director of the Capital Markets Institute (CMI) at the Univers...
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Millionaires are happy to give - Scientific study on the giving behaviour of millionaires

August 11, 2015
Toronto - Millionaires are more generous than previous research has suggested, according to a study co-authored by the executive director of...
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Collective action by investors leads to better governance: Rotman study

May 25, 2015
Toronto – When institutional investors join forces to push for change, the companies they target take notice. Researchers from the Uni...
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Winter months SAD for U.S. Treasury securities, study reveals

February 23, 2015
Toronto – The best time to invest in U.S. Treasury securities may be spring, thanks to seasonal variations in investor risk tolerance ...
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UofT Professor Elected President of Northern Finance Association.

October 17, 2014
Toronto – A finance professor at the University of Toronto has been elected president of the Northern Finance Association, a Canadian ...
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