Finance (T)

Supply chain disruptions caused inflation, and the war in Ukraine is making it worse

Published: 4May2022

Inflation is up. Way up. In March 2022, Canada experienced its biggest increase in inflation in more than three decades. The oft-cited monthly inflation figure represents the rate of change in the...

Prof. Sebastien Betermier talks investment strategies with Rational Reminder podcast

Published: 22Apr2022

Stocks with high expected return appeal to many new investors, but can be exposed to high risks. Investors must consider how these risks can impact their overall financial situation, Prof....

The Russian economy has cratered – but most Canadian investors are unlikely to have much exposure to it

Published: 23Mar2022

Russia produces about 10 per cent of the world’s oil, but the rest of its economy is more of a lightweight. Before it attacked Ukraine, and had its financial system crippled by severe sanctions,...

Can Cross-Border Funding Frictions Explain Financial Integration Reversals?

Published: 23Mar2022

Authors: A. Akbari, Francesca Carrieri and A. Malkhozov Publication: The Review of Financial Studies, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2022, Pages 394–437 Abstract:

How is Liquidity Priced in Global Markets?

Published: 27Jan2022

Investors pay a premium for liquidity, but exactly how much do they pay and how does that vary? Desautels Professor Vihang Errunza investigates that question with a new international asset pricing...

Desmarais Faculty Scholar Awards reward leading finance research

Published: 22Nov2021

First awarded in 2007 and generously supported by Paul Desmarais, Jr., the Desmarais Faculty Scholar Awards are given in three year cycles to leading Desautels finance researchers.

Keeping cryptocurrency alive

Published: 4Feb2022

Wealthsimple, a Toronto-based financial services company, recently announced plans to push for digital currencies to be used in day-to-day transactions beyond trading. Professor Katrin Tinn says...

Professor Augustin appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance

Published: 27Jan2022

Congratulations to Patrick Augustin, Associate Professor of Finance, for his appointment as Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance.

Plans for Canadian digital currency remain on hold

Published: 21Jan2022

With digital currencies like Bitcoin gaining traction in the e-commerce space, banks are considering the challenge of integrating digital and paper currencies while protecting user privacy....


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