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2014

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with the Bank of Canada, National Bank, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CREATES and the Global Risk Institute hosted the Fifth Risk Management Conference

2013

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Sixth Biennial McGill Global Asset Management Conference co-sponsored by the Review of Financial Studies.  

2012

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Fourth Risk Management Conference.


2011

Desmarais Global Finance Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Fifth Biennial McGill Global Asset Management Conference.  


2010

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Third Risk Management Conference.

2009

Peter Christoffersen received the Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Award for the Graduate Program.

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Fourth Biennial McGill Conference on Global Asset Management.

2008

Francesca Carrieri and Vihang Errunza (with Ked Hogan) received the "William F. Sharpe Award" from the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis for their paper "Characterizing Market Integration Through Time."

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Second Risk Management Conference.

2007

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Third Biennial McGill Conference on Global Asset Management.


Faculty Scholar Awards were given to the following Finance Faculty based on track record of publications, research output and record of supervision and placement of graduate students.

Peter Christoffersen - Desmarais Faculty Scholar in Finance
Susan Christoffersen - Leibovitch Faculty Scholar in Finance
Kris Jacobs - Desmarais Faculty Scholar in Finance
Sergei Sarkissian - Desmarais Faculty Scholar in Finance

Sergei Sarkissian has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis for a four-year term.

A paper by Art Durnev "Stealing from Thieves:  Firm Governance and Performance when States are Predatory" (with Larry Fauver) received the FMA Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance.

Susan Christoffersen and Sergei Sarkissian received the "Swiss Finance Institute Outstanding Paper Award" for their work, "City Size and Fund Performance." They are the first winners of this prestigious award, which is given annually to the best finance paper presented at major professional congresses, from outside one of the top 10 U.S. business schools.

2006

A paper by Jan Ericsson "Can Structural Models Price Default Risk? Evidence from Bond and Credit Derivative Markets" (with Joel Reneby and Hao Wang) received the FMA Competitive Paper Award in Fixed Income Research.

Larbi Hammami and Susan Christoffersen received the Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Awards for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively. 

Research findings of Susan Christoffersen (with Chris Geczy, Dadid Musto, and Adam Reed) on voter trading are profiled in The New York Times.

McGill Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the first Risk Management Conference.

2005

Susan Christoffersen is awarded a Limited Term Professorship from the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation.

Research findings of Francesca Carrieri, Vihang Errunza, and Sergei Sarkissian on the increased importance of industry diversificationare profiled in The New York Times.

McGill Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the Second Biennial McGill Conference on Global Asset Management.

2004

Peter Christoffersen and Kris Jacobs (with Steve Heston, U. of Maryland) received a research award from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, ''The Q-Group.''

Adolfo De Motta was awarded the McGill Management Undergraduate Society Teacher of the Year Award.

Sergei Sarkissian's paper "Spurious Regressions in Financial Economics?," written with Wayne Ferson (Boston College) and Timothy Simin (Penn State), has become the Smith-Breeden Prize Nominee for the best paper in the Journal of Finance.

2003

Peter Christoffersen and Kris Jacobs won the Montreal Exchange Award for the best paper on derivatives at the Northern Finance Association Meeting in Quebec City.

Susan Christoffersen won the Bank of Canada Research Award for the best paper on capital markets at the Northern Finance Association Meeting in Quebec City.

Susan Christoffersen's research profiled in The New York Times and The International Herald Tribune.

Peter Christoffersen received an award from the International Journal of Accounting and the KPMG & University of Illinois Business Measurement Research Program.

Sergei Sarkissian received the Outstanding Referee Award from the Editors of the Review of Financial Studies.

McGill Finance Research Centre in partnership with IFM2 (Institut de Finance Mathématique de Montréal) hosted the First Biennial McGill Conference on Global Asset Management.

2002

Francesca Carrieri, Vihang Errunza and Sergei Sarkissian received a research award in the area of Globalization and Financial Markets from the BSI GAMMA Foundation of Switzerland.

Susan Christoffersen (with Rene Garcia, CIRANO, and David Musto, The Wharton School) received a research award from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, ''The Q-Group.''

2001

Susan Christoffersen and Sergei Sarkissian received a research award in the area of Mutual Funds from the BSI GAMMA Foundation of Switzerland.

1999

McGill Finance Research Centre hosted a conference on Global Perspectives on Economics, Politics & Investment.

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