Contact:

2000 Simcoe Street North, UB Building - Room 4036

Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 3777

amir[dot]akbari[at]uoit[dot]ca

Welcome to my personal webpage.


I am an assistant professor of finance at University of Ontario. I got my PhD from McGill University. My main research interests include Asset Pricing, International Finance, and Financial Econometrics.


My recent research projects are:

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

Revision requested by the Review of Financial Studies

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

Revised and Resubmitted to the Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis

  • Currency Risk or Intertemporal Risk: Which Matters More for International Asset Pricing (with Francesca Carrieri)
  • Prices of Risk and the Business Cycle, (with Francesca Carrieri)
  • Correlation Premia in International Markets, (with Babak Lotfaliei)
  • Government Externalities, (with Karolina Krystyniak)