My research interests include asset pricing and market microstructure, both theoretical and empirical. You can see download statistics about my research papers at my SSRN author home page.
An overview of the international financial environment and the financial function in the multinational corporation. Its purpose is to provide decision-making skills in international money and capital markets. Prerequisite: FIN 301.Winter Term 2022
The objective of this course is to acquaint students with macro and micro aspects of international finance. At the macro level coverage will include theories of direct investment, the international monetary mechanism, foreign exchange markets, and repercussions from balance of payments difficulties. Micro level materials will include problems of doing business internationally and a survey of public and private foreign and international finance institutions. The final part of the course will review Canada's role in international business. Prerequisite: FIN 501 or 503.Winter Term 2022
Provides an introduction to theoretical and empirical work in asset pricing and market microstructure. Topics covered include market efficiency, time varying expected returns and volatility, tests of asset pricing models, and models and analysis of price formation. Prerequisite: Open to doctoral students in the Faculty of Business, the Department of Economics and the Program of Mathematical Finance. For all other students, written permission of instructor required. Approval of the Business PhD Program Director is also required for non-PhD students.Fall Term 2021
"Strategic Disclosure and Stock Returns: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cross-listing," (with Shingo Goto and Yan Xu), Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22 (4), 1585-1620. Technical Appendix
2007 FMA Best Paper Award in Financial Institutions
"Time-Varying Liquidity Risk and the Cross Section of Stock Returns" (with Akiko Watanabe), Review of Financial Studies, 2008, 21 (6), 2449-2486.
First place, 2006 Turnaround Management Association Paper Competition