Alexandra MacKay

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in Finance at Rotman School of Management


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Rotman School of Management

Alexandra MacKay teaches in the Commerce, Master of Finance and Executive MBA programs, as well as in Executive Education including MBA Essentials and Financial Literacy for Directors and Executives. Her research interests include risk management in deregulated network industries and efficiency of fixed income markets in Canada.

Academic Positions

2015-present  Academic Director, Master of Financial Risk Management; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

2015-present  Associate Professor, Teaching Stream; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

2011-2015  Academic Director, Master of Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

2004-2015  Senior Lecturer in Finance; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

1996-2004  Assistant Professor; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

1992-1994  Part-time Lecturer; Schulich School of Business, York University

Honors and Awards

2002  Professor of the Year Teaching Excellence Award; as voted by second-year MBA Students

2000  Roger and Nancy Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching

1998  Harvey Rorke Memorial Prize

1998-2001  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Grant

1997-1999  Connaught Grant; University of Toronto

1996  Nominated for Best Dissertation Award (York University)

Selected Publications - Papers

Rail Infrastructure Management Policy: Applying a Real Options Methodology with S. Law and J. Nolan Public Works Management and Policy 2004

Hedge Funds with E. Kirzner Canadian Investment Review Issue:Winter 2000

Non-Segmented Equilibria Under Differential Taxation: Evidence from the Canadian Government Bond Market with E. Z. Prisman and Y. S. Tian European Finance Review 2000

Research and Teaching Interests

Teaches graduate Business Finance, and undergraduate Derivative Securities. Research interests include efficiency of Canadian fixed income markets.

Courses Taught

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