Andras Marosi

Full Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance


Full Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance
(780) 492-5365
2-29A Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6




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)


    FIN 422 - Capital Investment

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

    FIN 430 - Corporate Financial Planning

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

    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.

    FIN 501 - Managerial Finance

    Fundamental concepts in asset valuation are discussed within the context of simple asset pricing models and efficient financial markets. This course introduces the valuation of financial assets such as bonds and stocks. Further topics include the issuing of financial securities, leverage, dividend policy, cash management, and derivative securities. Credit will not be given for FIN 501 when FIN 503 has been completed. Prerequisites: ACCTG 501, BUEC 503, and MGTSC 501.

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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?”