Division of Finance
UBC's Finance Group ranks among the leading finance groups in the world in terms of both research and teaching. The research interests of the Finance Division cover most major topics and methodologies in financial economics.
Much of the recent output of the group includes contributions to asset pricing, theory and empirical tests, international banking and asset pricing, corporate finance, merger activity and questions of corporate control, bank regulation, effects of asymmetric information, corporate and personal taxes, conflicts of interest; and linkages between product and financial markets.
The division has an excellent reputation for training students who obtain challenging jobs. A Finance Specialization in the BCom and MBA programs, in addition to a specialist MSc (Business) degree and a research PhD in finance are all offered.
|Agarwal, Isha||Banking; International Finance; Corporate Finance; macroeconomics|
|Baldauf, Markus||Financial Markets; Information Economics; Industrial Organization; Regulation; Market Microstructure|
|Bena, Jan||Financial economics; Finance, n.e.c.; Stock markets; International economics and international finance; Economics of innovation and technical change; Industry economics and industrial organization; Innovation; Corporate innovation; Asset pricing of technological progress; Private equity; Corporate ownership structure; Frictions in raising external finance; Entrepreneurship; Ownership of startup companies; Finance and industrial organization; Product market interactions|
|Bian, Bo||Empirical corporate finance; Productivity; Innovation; Bankruptcy|
|Carlson, Murray||Introduction to capital markets, corporate finance, principles of finance, asset pricing|
|Donaldson, R Glen||Risk management, Volatility forecasting, Asset valuation, Financial econometrics, Financial markets and price behavior|
|Favilukis, Jack||Consumption and Production Based Asset Pricing; Heterogeneity and Inequality; Incomplete Markets; Real Estate|
|Fisher, Adlai||Asset pricing, financial econometrics, volatility modelling, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions|
|Garlappi, Lorenzo||Economics and business administration; Financial Economics; Asset pricing; Macro-Finance; Decision Theory|
|Giammarino, Ronald||Corporate finance, real options, market concentration|
|Gornall, Will||Corporate finance ; Venture capital; Banking|
|Heinkel, Robert Lee||Theoretical and empirical studies of corporate behaviour due to market imperfections and theoretical and empirical studies of instritutional investment management|
|Lazrak, Ali||Finance and Accounting; Economic Phenomena on an Individual or Organizational Level; Asset pricing, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Household portfolio choice|
|Li, Kai||corporate governance, CEO compensation, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, gender in corporate decision making, board of directors, national culture, innovation, Finance|
|Mokak Teguia, Alberto||Behavioral Finance; Institutional Investors; Liquidity; Heterogeneous Beliefs; Disclosure; OTC Markets|
|Ortiz Molina, Hernan||Corporate finance and governance, executive compensations, industrial organization, interactions between real and financial decisions|
|Pikulina, Elena||Institutional investors; Corporate finance; Experimental and behavioral finance|
|Skoulakis, Georgios||Portfolio Choice; Asset Pricing; Computational Economics; Econometrics|