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Alexander Dyck is a Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy at the Rotman School and holds the Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services. He is a graduate of Western University (BA) and Stanford University (PhD). He is Academic Director of the Director’s Education Program, Director of the Capital Markets Institute, a Fellow at the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship, and serves on the Academic Advisory Board of the Canadian Coalition of Good Governance, and on the External Advisory Board, OSFI, Culture and Conduct Risk Division. Previously, he was Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA, doctoral and executive education programs, and has been a visiting scholar at INSEAD and Yale.

He teaches courses in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity in the PhD, MBA and undergrad programs. His research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, sustainability, pensions, regulation and privatization, the media and financial markets, and taxation.

Current Projects

Family firms and Sustainability
Collective Action of Institutional Investors
Litigation Risk and Fraud Deterrence

Research Interests

corporate governance, corporate finance, private equity, institutional investors, sustainability, taxation, regulation, pension plans, media, whistleblowers, fraud, boards of directors

Working Papers

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