Contact:

2000 Simcoe Street North, UB Building - Room 3042

Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 3777

amir[dot]akbari[at]ontariotechu[dot]ca

webpage at Ontario Tech University

Welcome to my personal webpage.


I am an assistant professor of finance at Ontario Tech. University (formerly known as University of Ontario Institute of Technology). I got my PhD from McGill University. My main research interests include Asset Pricing, International Finance, and Financial Econometrics.


My recent research projects are:

  • Emerging Markets are Catching Up: Economic or Financial Integration? (with Lilian Ng and Bruno Solnik)

Forthcoming at the Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis

  • Can Cross-Border Funding Frictions Explain Financial Integration Reversals? (with Francesca Carrieri, and Aytek Malkhozov);

Revision Requested (2nd round) by the Review of Financial Studies

Presented at WFA 2019

  • Currency Risk or Intertemporal Risk: Which Matters More for International Asset Pricing (with Francesca Carrieri)
  • Government's Real Estate Interventions and the Stock Market, (with Karolina Krystyniak)