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Alan Bester

Alan Bester

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Financial Economics
Teaching: Business Statistics; Financial Management; Financial Markets
Economics - SSC 4028
519-661-2111 Ext. 85227
cbester@uwo.ca
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Matt Davison

Matt Davison

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Energy Finance; Real Options; Applied Probability Theory; Partial Differential Equations
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - WSC 221
519-661-3621
mdavison@uwo.ca

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Marcos Escobar-Anel

Marcos Escobar-Anel

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Processes, Pricing and Dynamic Portfolio Optimization
Teaching: Financial Options
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - WSC 282
519-661-2111 Ext. 84106
marcos.escobar@uwo.ca

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Stephen Foerster

Stephen Foerster

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Stock Markets; Behavioural Finance
Teaching: Managing Financial Resources; Portfolio Management
Ivey - Western Campus 3R08B
519-661-3726
sfoerster@ivey.uwo.ca

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Harold Hugel

Harold Hugel

Lecturer

Research Interests / Specializations: Behavioural Economics and its affect on real world investment portfolios
Teaching: Investment Portfolio Management; Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - WSC 270
519-661-2111 Ext. 88007
hhugel@uwo.ca

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Zhichuan (Frank) Li

Zhichuan (Frank) Li

Assistant Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Financial Theory and Research Methods; Financial Management; Corporate Finance
Teaching: Financial Theory and Research Methods; Financial Management; Corporate Finance
Ivey - LNCPM 3N54
519-661-4112
fli@ivey.ca

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Igor Livshits

Igor Livshits

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Macroeconomic Theory; Economic Growth and Development; Political Economy; Consumer Bankruptcy; Sovereign Debt
Teaching: Macroeconomics; Micro Theory
Economics - SSC 4031
519-661-2111 Ext. 85539
livshits@uwo.ca
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Jim MacGee

Jim MacGee

Associate Professor - On Sabbatical July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Research Interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; International Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics; International Trade
Economics - SSC 4008
519-661-2111 Ext. 85207
jmacgee@uwo.ca
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Christopher Nicholls

Christopher Nicholls

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Business Law
Teaching: Law and Economics; Mergers, Acquisitions; Securities Regulation
Faculty of Law - Room 108
519-661-2111 Ext. 80301
cnichol8@uwo.ca

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Mark Reesor

Mark Reesor

Assistant Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Financial Mathematics; Credit Risk Management and Pricing
Teaching: Calculus with Analysis for Statistics; Monte Carlo Methods and Financial Applications
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - MC 280
519-661-2111 Ext. 88654
mreesor@uwo.ca

Stephen Sapp

Stephen Sapp

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Foreign Exchange; Corporate Governance; Valuation of International Securities; Empirical Methods in Financial Economics
Teaching: International and Empirical Finance; Risk Management; International Business
Ivey - LNCPM 3N58
519-661-3006
ssapp@ivey.uwo.ca

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Charles Saunders

Charles Saunders

Assistant Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Simulation-Based Inference; Dynamic Panel Models; Mixed-Frequency; Forecast Evaluation; Productivity; Spatial Models
Teaching: Econometrics
Economics - SSC 4063
519-661-2111 Ext. 85410
csaund9@uwo.ca
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Jacob Short

Jacob Short

Assistant Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; Labour Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics
Economics - SSC 4033
519-661-2111 Ext. 85302
jacob.short@uwo.ca
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Lars Stentoft

Lars Stentoft

Associate Professor/Joint with the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences and MFE Director

Research Interests / Specializations: Finance; Financial Econometrics; Computational Finance; Econometrics
Teaching: Time Series Econometrics
SSC 4045
519-661-2111 Ext. 85311
Lars.Stentoft@uwo.ca
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John Tsagarelis

John Tsagarelis

Lecturer

Research Interests / Specializations: Portfolio Management; Stock Market
Teaching: Cash Flow Analysis and Investments
SSC 4086
519-661-2111 Ext. 85276
jtsagarelis@gmail.com
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