Andras Marosi

Full Executive Professor, Department of Finance


Full Executive Professor, Department of Finance
(780) 492-5365




University of Texas at Austin 

  • PhD in Finance (minors in Economics and Statistics), 2005. Dissertation topic: Predation and Financial Structure.
  • Awards: Awards: Finance Department Fellowship 200-01, University Continuing Fellowship 1999-2000, CIBER Doctoral Internationalization Conference at UCLA, University Preemptive Fellowship 1996-97 

Cast Western Reserve University 

  • Non-degree graduate student and Fulbright Scholar 1995-96 
  • Award: Alexander Hamilton Fellowship 1995-96

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom 

  • MPhil in Finance, 1995
  • Award: Cambridge Overseas Trust, BAT/FCO Scholarship 1994-95

Janus Pannonius University, Pécs, Hungary 

  • BSc in Business and Economics 1992 
  • Awards: TEMPUS Scholarship to study at Vrije Universitet Brussel 1992, ISEP Scholarship to study at University of Tennessee at Knoxville 1991, Scholarship of the Republic of Hungary 1991


Teaching Experience

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis

  • Assistant Professor of Finance (since July 1, 2009)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance (July 2005 – June 2009)
  • Assistant Professor of Finance (July 2001 – June 2005)
  • Teaching: Introductory Corporate Finance (undergraduate, MBA and EMBA), Corporate Financial Planning (undergraduate and MBA until 2005), Applied Corporate Finance (MFM)
  • Service: School of Business Undergraduate Studies Policy Committee (2009-2013), School of Business Assurance of Learning Committee (2011-2013), Finance honours advisor and general finance advisor (2010-2013)
  • Grants and Awards: BSA Mackenzie Teaching Award (2003-2004)

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, Department of Finance, Austin, TX

Assistant Instructor (1998-2001)

  • Teaching responsibilities: introductory money, banking and financial institutions
  • Grants and Awards: nomination for graduate student teaching award

Teaching Assistant (1996-1998):

  • Provided assistance for investment theory, portfolio management and security analysis (MBA, undergraduate), energy finance and corporate finance (MBA).

JANUS PANNONIUS UNIVERSITY, Department of Managerial Economics, Pécs, Hungary

Assistant Instructor (1992-1994)

  • Teaching responsibilities: introductory financial management (undergraduate)


    BUS 201 - Introduction to Canadian Business

    Provides students with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, including the influence of global and other macroeconomic factors on Canadian business. Students learn how to analyze business cases and problems, how to develop tools for ethical decision making in business, and how to create a business plan. Students improve research, communications, presentation, leadership and group skills. Open only to students in the Faculty of Business. Students may take only one of BUS 101, 201 or BUS 202.

    Fall Term 2021
    FIN 301 - Introduction to Finance

    Types of securities and basic methods of valuation. Valuation and selection of physical and intellectual assets. Operation of asset markets and market efficiency. Risk measures and risk reduction methods. Financing policy, including choices between debt and equity financing. Note: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications. Prerequisite: STAT 151, SCI 151 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisite: MGTSC 312, ACCTG 300 or 311.

    Winter Term 2022
    FIN 422 - Capital Investment

    Capital budgeting and the determination of the cost of capital to the firm. Prerequisite: FIN 301 and MGTSC 312.

    Fall Term 2021
    FIN 430 - Corporate Financial Planning

    Advanced discussion of valuation and financial policies. Prerequisites: FIN 412. Restricted to 4th year students.

    Winter Term 2022
    FIN 488 - Selected Topics in Finance

    Normally restricted to third- and fourth-year Business students. Prerequisites: FIN 301 or consent of Department. Additional prerequisites may be required.

    Winter Term 2022

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    Scholarly Activities

    Research - Published Papers

    “ ‘You Can Enter but You Cannot Leave..’ U.S. Securities Markets and Foreign Firms,” Journal of Finance, 2008, 63(5): 2477-2506 (with Nadia Massoud).

    “Why Do Firms Go Dark?” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2007, 42(2):421–442. (with Nadia Massoud).

    Research - Working Papers

     “SEC Regulation, Risk-Taking and Financial Distress: Private versus Public Firms” (with Nadia Massoud and Igor Semenenko) To be presented at the NFA 2012 conference, recipient of the Jean Perrien Award at the 2012 ASAC Conference.

    “Predation, Stock Prices and Financial Structure” (with Andres Almazan and Sheridan Titman)

    “Patent Litigation and Deep Pockets: Does Size Matter?”