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Amir Akbari

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 4036
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 3777


Dr. Amir Akbari holds a PhD in Finance from McGill University. His research is mainly in the areas of asset pricing, international finance, and financial econometrics. He has presented his research at a number of prestigious conferences including:

  • European Finance Association (EFA 2015)
  • Econometric Society (World Congress 2015)
  • Northern Finance Association (NFA 2015)
  • Financial Management Association (FMA 2015)

He is a recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award from McGill University for teaching Financial Derivatives in 2013.


  • PhD in Finance McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • MBA in Finance Sharif University of Technology, Tehran
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

Research and expertise

  • empirical asset pricing
  • financial econometrics
  • international finance
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