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pic1Professor of Finance and Business Economics
Joseph L. Rotman School of Mangement
University of Toronto
105 St. George Street, Room 435
Toronto, ON M3S 3E6Phone:  416-946-0819
Fax:  416-971-3048
E-mail:  adyck@rotman.utoronto.ca

Curriculum vitae

 

Alexander Dyck; PhD, BA

Professor of Finance and Business Economics,

ICPM Professor in Pension Management,

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Academic Director, Directors Education Program,

Alexander Dyck is a Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the Rotman School of Management and the ICPM Professor in Pension Management.  At Rotman, he teaches Corporate Finance in the PhD program, and Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity in the MBA program. In 2009-2010 he was a visiting scholar in Finance at INSEAD, France.  From 1993-2003 he was Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA, doctoral and executive education programs.

His primary research interest is in the problem of corporate governance, the institutions that bear on it, and the implications for management.  His publications include “Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud,” Journal of Finance, 2010 and “Private Benefits of Control:  An International Comparison,” Journal of Finance, 2004. Other research areas include: the media and financial markets; taxation and corporate finance; state ownership, regulation and privatization; and pension fund management.  He has published in these areas in  top finance and economics journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance,  Rand Journal of Economics, American Economic Review,  and his research has been featured in the press, including The New York Times, the Financial Times, and the Globe and Mail.  He lectures and consults on corporate governance and privatization, including to international financial institutions, banks and pension funds including venues such as the World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland.  Currently, he is the Co-national Director of the Directors Education Program, developing and overseeing governance training for directors of public corporations.  In 1993, Dyck earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and in 1988 received his honours BA from the University of Western Ontario. He is a multiple winner of Professor of the year by the graduating MBA students.