Louis Gagnon

Louis Gagnon

Professor & Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Finance

Overview

Dr. Gagnon is an expert on capital markets and risk-management. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Toronto, a M.Sc. in Finance and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Université de Sherbrooke. Dr. Gagnon's research is published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

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Dr. Gagnon is an expert on capital markets and risk-management. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Toronto, a M.Sc. in Finance and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Université de Sherbrooke. Dr. Gagnon's research is published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Dr. Gagnon is a seasoned practitioner who oversaw the bank's global interest rate derivatives exposures and developed risk-management methodologies and policies during his stint in senior management at the Royal Bank of Canada. He consults for a number of organizations in the finance and the non-finance sectors and is actively involved in executive development both in Canada and abroad.

Professor Gagnon has been quoted extensively in the Globe and Mail, National Post and Toronto Star and featured on national television and radio programs including BNN, CBC' The National, CBC' Newsworld, CTV's Canada AM, CBC's Ontario Morning, TVO's The Agenda, TFO, RDI, CBC's National Radio Syndication, and CBC Radio-Canada. His recent editorial in the National Post, "Fees and Leverage", explains the origins of the credit crisis and provides a five-point plan to reform the financial system.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. Finance
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Toronto (1990)

M.Sc. Finance
Faculté d’Administration, Université de Sherbrooke (1984)

B.B.A. Finance
Faculté d’Administration, Université de Sherbrooke (1982)

Academic Experience

Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
Professor of Finance (2011 - Present)
Associate Professor of Finance (1995-2011)
Assistant Professor of Finance (1989-1994)

Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Visiting Professor of Finance (1996-1997)

Faculté d’Administration, Université de Moncton
Professeur de Finance Temporaire (1984-1985)

Faculté d’Administration, Université de Sherbrooke
Chargé de Cours en Finance (1984)

Département des Sciences de la Gestion, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Chargé de Cours en Finance (1983)

Publications

In the Media

Opinion Editorials

“Why we need tougher mortgage rules”, Globe and Mail, March 23, 2010. “It’s time to pay our debt”, The Queen’s Journal, March 19, 2010.

“Fees and leverage: It would be tempting to call for massive re-regulation of the U.S. financial system; That would be a mistake”, National Post, September 26, 2008.

“Door wide open: Jérome Kerviel's bosses at Societé Générale should have noticed millions pouring in and out of the bank every day”, National Post, February 5, 2008.

Academic Work Cited in the Media

“What bitcoin can teach us about the value of futures exchanges”, Globe and Mail, April 17, 2018. “Curbs on shorting: A short respite for the short sellers”, The Economist.com, June 17, 2009. “Montreal Exchange futures: CanPX start also seen helping”, DowJones Newswire, November 6, 1997. “In Montreal, the politics of being no 2”, International Herald Tribune, September 6, 1997.

“Canadian futures outdo U.S. rivals: Institutional investors just don't know it yet, ME told, The Gazette, Montreal, May 15, 1996.

“Bourse de Montréal: Un fort potentiel pour les produits dérivés, La Presse, May 15, 1996. “Montreal Stock Exchange - Competitiveness of the Canadian Interest Rate Futures Market”, Canada NewsWire, May 15, 1996.

Printed Media Citations

“Big five Canadian banks’ largest shareholders are…each other”, Huffington Post, November 1, 2017. “Bloomberg braces for fallout; Competitors circle after terminal failure”, National Post, April 27, 2015.

“‘I believe in the integrity of Cdor’: Why Nova Scotia distanced itself from the Canadian benchmark rate”, National Post, February 21, 2014.

“Canada’s banking regulator to oversee Cdor in wake of global Libor probe”, National Post, January 14, 2014.

“Why Bank of Canada boss Stephen Poloz stopped worrying about debt, housing and hoarding”, National Post, January 2, 2014.

“Le TMX a un nouveau joueur dans les pattes”, Le Devoir, June 26, 2013.

“Only four days on the job, Poloz leans on Bank of Canada ‘confidence’, National Post, June 6, 2013. “Selling options on stock in RRSPs is risky way to boost returns”, CBC.ca, February 11, 2013.

“Who is the Canadian linked with a series of reverse-merger failures?”, The Globe and Mail, December 27, 2012.

“Can Mark Carney save Britain's economy?”, The Daily Telegraph, December 1, 2012.

“Julie Dickson is a candidate to be named the new governor of the Bank of Canada”, Fredericton Daily Gleaner and New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, December 1, 2012.

“What can we learn about leadership from Mark Carney?”, The Globe and Mail, November 29, 2012.

“After Mark Carney move, Bank of Canada will seek another ‘steady hand’”, National Post, November 29, 2012.

“Out of the cold and into the hot seat: Canadians see Mark Carney’s appointment as ‘mission to Britain’”, The Daily Telegraph, November 28, 2012.

“Will a new Bank of Canada governor shake up interest rates? ”, CBC News.ca, November 28, 2012. “Carney’s move takes bankers by surprise”, The Globe and Mail, November 27, 2012.

“Carney represents ‘new blood’: In time of uncertainty, the Bank of England looks to an outsider”, Toronto Star, November 27, 2012.

“With Mark Carney’s exit, what does the Bank of Canada do again?”, National Post, November 27, 2012.

“Goodbye and thanks”, Ottawa Citizen, November 27, 2012. Also in Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, and several other Postmedia newspapers.

“Mark Carney’s exit: A shock, but maybe it was inevitable”, Maclean’s Magazine, November 26, 2012.

“Shock, speculation greet Carney’s move to the Bank of England”, The Globe and Mail, November 26, 2012.

“Why such poor disclosure around CDOR? It affects $6-trillion of investments”, National Post, October 11, 2012.

“Canada’s corporate tightwads vs. private spendthrifts”, National Post, August 25, 2012. Also in the Vancouver Sun and the Calgary Herald.

“Nexen-CNOOC takeover: U.S. regulators allege insider trading”, Toronto Star, July 30, 2012. “RIM starts feel-good media blitz; Not a ‘Deathspiral’”, Noational Post, July 4, 2012

“Flaherty tightens lending rules”, National Post, Calgary Herald, June 22, 2012.

“Moody’s RBC downgrade of shrugged off by investors, bank”, Toronto Star, June 22, 2012. “Être propriétaire: un rêve moins accessible”, La Presse, June 22, 2012.

“Debt growth slows but income growth slows more”, Globe and Mail, June 16, 2012.

“Just say Non: What’s behind Stephen Harper’s refusal to pay into a European bailout fund”, Maclean’s, June 25, 2012.

“Expert says there’s no hiding from Euro woes”, The Kingston Whig Standard, June 6, 2012. “Banks have been hired – now the hard part”, Toronto Star, May 31, 2012.

“JPMorgan CEO faces shareholders; AGM held days after $2-billion blunder”, Toronto Star, May 15, 2012.

“CMHC mortgage insurance may be reduced by the feds”, Canadian Business Magazine, May 14, 2012.

“Feds tighten reins on CMHC; New mandate means mortgage insurer must now weigh potential risks to the economy”, Globe and Mail, April 27, 2012. Also published on CTV.ca.

“Canada’s watchdog to oversee housing agency”, National Post, April 26, 2012. Also published in Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Victoria Times Colonist, Vancouver Sun, and other newspapers.

“Canada increases scrutiny of housing agency, bonds”, Reuters News, April 26, 2012.

“Why Mark Carney is a hot commodity; Finance specialists say speculation the Bank of Canada governor is being courted is only just beginning”, Ottawa Citizen, April 19, 2012. Also published in Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Windsor Star, Vancouver Province and the Victoria Time Colonist and a number of other daily newspapers.

“Fixed rates trump variable: BMO Tighter qualifying rules are expected”, The Montreal Gazette, April 2, 2012. Also published in the Vancouver Sun.

“Sino-Forest files for protection”, Toronto Star, March 31, 2012. “Mortgage rates on the rise”, Castanet.net, March 31, 2012.

“Positive tone to debt level”, Kingston Whig Standard, March 24, 2012.

“Albertans carrying highest debt loads in the country”, Calgary Herald, March 23, 2012

“Canada Study Shows Wealthy, Educated Have More Debt”, Dow Jones Newswire, March 23, 2012.

“Household debt fears grow as rates appear set to rise”, National Post, March 22, 2012. Also Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Nanaimo Daily News, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Victoria Times Colonist, Regina Leader-Post, Vancouver Province and three other national daily newspapers.

“Greenberg family’s higher share price for Astral criticized”, Globe and Mail, March 20, 2012. “Homebuyers: Beware market sucker punch”, Globe and Mail, March 19, 2012.

“Higher price for Greenberg family's Astral stock criticized”, Globe and Mail and CTV.ca, March 19, 2012. “Strong medicine urged for a fevered real estate market”, Globe and Mail, March 16, 2012.

“OAS: Young caught in retirement crossfire”, Toronto Star, February 23, 2012.

“Sino-Forest issues warning about financial statements”, Toronto Star, January 11, 2012.

“Fear moved markets this year”, National Post, December 23, 2011. Also published in Victoria Times- Colonist, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post, and six other newspapers.

“Why Canadians should care about a Euro collapse”, CBC News, December 1, 2011.

“Eurozone crisis jolts Germany; Failed bond auction shocks markets as country shows first signs of vulnerability”, Toronto Star, November 24, 2011.

“What will probe find? Sino-Forest scrutiny comes as SEC gets tough on reverse takeovers” Toronto Star, November 11, 2011.

“The other Eurozone loses voice; Countries that don't use euro excluded from talks”, Toronto Star, November 10, 2011.

“Why Eurozone watchers are shaken; Italian bond yields jump to same level seen in Greece and Ireland” Toronto Star, November 8, 2011.

“New owners vow to keep TMX services competitive”, The Hamilton Spectator, November 1, 2011.

“TMX board backs Maple takeover bid; Competition will keep fees and services reasonable, Maple says”, Toronto Star, November 1, 2011. Also in Hamilton Spectator.

“The 560-billion-euro question mark”, Toronto Star, October 27, 2011. “Uncertain times keep rate low”, Kingston Whig Standard, October 26, 2011.

“Carney’s Poised to Leave Rates Unchanged Amid Global Weakness”, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, October 25, 2011. Also on Bloomberg.com.

“Three economic items to watch this week; Interest rates, Eurozone debt talks and Canadian earnings hint at future”, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, October 25, 2011.

“Occupy Canada quiet before Monday’s opening bells”, Hamilton Spectator, Kamloops Daily News, St- John’s Telegram, October 14, 2011. Also on HuffingtonPost.ca, Macleans.ca, and GlobalTVEdmonton.com.

“Maple Group moves forward with TSX bid”, Toronto Star, October 7, 2011.

“Why this downturn feels so different; Magnitude, geography, and the government's lack of cash all add up”, Toronto Star, September 26, 2011.

“Risks and returns of RESP investments: Registered Education Savings Plans lose value in Canada's declining stock market”, Queen’s Journal, September 20, 2011.

“Expert: Your cash is safe Canada's savers well protected, finance prof says, even as Europe's crisis deepens”, Toronto Sun, September 15, 2011. Also published in The Ottawa Sun, Calgary Sun, and 23 other Sun Media outlets.

“Regulators blow whistle on reverse takeovers”, Toronto Star, August 30, 2011.

“How best to survive volatile markets; A strategy that seems wholly counterintuitive - to do nothing - is right thing to do now, experts say”, Toronto Star, August 25, 2011.

“How emotions can create a damaging economic cycle”, The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2011. “Derivate come dynamite, si deve saperle usare”, Corriere Canadese, August 12, 2011.

“The stormy economy's silver lining; Falling food, gas and real estate prices could get people buying again”, The Globe and Mail, August 10, 2011.

“Slump may spell rate relief; Low yields on five-year government bonds could cause mortgage rates to drop”, The Globe and Mail, August 10, 2011.

“U.S. must deal with its debt now: Martin; Former PM says spending cuts and tax hikes inevitable”, Reuters, August 10, 2011.

“Canada has lessons, no answers, for U.S. debt woes”, Reuters News, August 9, 2011.

“The stock market turmoil is eating away at the retirement savings of many Canadians”, The Canadian Press Broadcast Wire, August 9, 2011.

“How debt drowned U.S. surplus; Billions in bailouts from 2008 meltdown are one culprit. Add in tax cuts, cheap credit, and 9/11”, Toronto Star, August 9, 2011.

“U.S. crisis will hit Canadian economy; Possible double dip recession in U.S. will be felt north of the border” The Canadian Press, August 9, 2011. Published in Guelph Mercury, Waterloo Region Record.

“Canada in good shape: Expert”, Kingston Whig Standard, August 9, 2011.

“Les Canadiens pourraient ressentir l'impact de l'agitation économique aux États-Unis”, La Presse Canadienne, August 9, 2011. Published in Le Devoir.com, Tunisie Presse, Yahoo.ca, www.985fm.ca.

“Market mayhem: How the west was lost”, Toronto Star, August 8, 2011. “TMX battle leaves mining unscathed”, National Post, July 27, 2011.

“X Post says TMX battle leaves mining top dog in Canada”, Canada Stockwatch, July 27, 2011. “Hypothèques assurées par la SCHL: le cap des 500 milliards franchi”, La Presse, July 26, 2011.

“Structure, debt and price likely on table, as TMX and Maple talk”, The Canadian Press, July 23, 2011. Published in Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Okanagan Saturday.

“Canada not immune to world economic problems”, Toronto Sun, July 11, 2011. Also published in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, and many other Sun Media outlets.

“Maple Group bid appeals to nationalism; Analysis; Patriotism trumps pragmatism”, Montreal Gazette, June 30, 2011.

“TMX Group chief says Canadian market operator still plans to expand abroad”, The Canadian Press, June 30, 2011. Published in Daily Oil Bulletin as well as several web sites, including CanadianBusiness.com.

“Nationalism casts shadow over Canada after TMX deal”, Reuters News, June 29, 2011. “LSE-Toronto stock exchange merger fails”, Agence France Presse, June 29, 2011.

“PR war steps up to woo TMX votes; Maple Group uses Carney's words to sell its bid while the LSE calls its rival a 'hostile interloper”, Toronto Star, June 28, 2011.

“Don't bet on a RIM takeover attempt, analysts say”, The Canadian Press, June 25, 2011. Published in Waterloo Region Record.

“Bargain-bin RIM takeover?” The Canadian Press, June 25, 2011. Published in Guelph Mercury. “Don’t bet on foreign takeover of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, analysts say”, The Waterloo Region Record, Guelph Mercury, and Yayoo.ca, June 24, 2011.

“TMX chief pokes holes in Maple Group proposal; Rejects rival bid; Both offers must clear several regulatory hurdles”, National Post, May 28, 2011.

“TMX shareholders give lukewarm response to Maple vote”, National Post, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald and Fredericton Daily Gleaner, May 26, 2011.

“CBC Profile: Mark Carney”, CBC.ca, May 24, 2011.

“Hunt on for new IMF boss”, Toronto Sun and 22 other Sun Media newspapers, May 22, 2011. “Immobilier: Les règles d’appaisement d’Ottawa portent leur fruit”, La Presse, May 17, 2011. “What business wants from the Tories”, National Post, May 3, 2011.

“Fusion boursière bloquée en Australie”, La Presse, April 6, 2011.

“Federal budget to set table for election battle over economy”, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post, Vancouver Sun, Moncton Times and Transcript, Nanaimo Daily News, and on Globalnews.ca, March 18, 2011.

“Retail lending rates still hovering near crisis levels”, Globe and Mail, March 9, 2011.

Les Canadiens se ruent sur les maisons” La Presse, February 15, 2011.

“Lukewarm reception for merger”, National Post, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Victoria Times Colonist, February 15, 2011.

“Canada will review LSE’s bid for Toronto Exchange”, Bloomberg News, February 14, 2011. “Fusion des places boursières – La Bourse ou la vie”, Le Devoir, February 12, 2011.

“Canada risks blow to reputation, leaving TMX isolated, by nixing merger” The Toronto Sun, London Free Press, The Winnipeg Sun, The Edmonton Sun, The Calgary Sun, and seven other Sun Media newspapers across Canada, February 11, 2011.

“Fusion Bourse de Londres – TMX – La Bourse de Montréal n’est pas menacée”, Le Devoir, February 10, 2011.

“Merger faces scrutiny; Federal, provincial politicians want to see more details”, The Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Windsor Star, Winnipeg Star, February 10, 2011.

“Partners trying to sell ‘merger of equals’”, Financial Post, February 10, 2011. “Consolidation boon for retail investors”, Financial Post, February 10, 2011. “TMX deal looks to future”, National Post, February 10, 2011.

“LSE, TMX merger to create powerhouse”, Toronto Sun, London Free Press, Winnipeg Free Press, and other Sun Media news papers around Canada, February 10, 2011.

“Stock exchange merger applauded”, The Windsor Star, February 10, 2011.

“Is London colonizing Canada’s capital markets in TMX deal?” Globe and Mail, February 9, 2011.

“BC will not support the proposed national securities regulator legislation”, Winnipeg Free Press, Waterloo Regional Record, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Macleans.ca, February 8, 2011.

“U.S. entices big banks from Canada”, New York Times, December 27, 2010, and International Herald Tribune, December 29, 2010.

“Queen’s profs predict ‘modest economic recovery’”, Kingston This Week, December 26, 2010. “Potash play defined Brad Wall in 2010”, CBC News, December 23, 2010.

“Flaherty mulls ways to discourage household debt levels”, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, The StarPhoenix, and nine other Postmedia papers across Canada, December 22&23, 2010.

“TD to buy Chrysler Financial”, Toronto Sun, St. Catharines Standard, Kingston Whig-Standard and 17 other Sun Media newspapers, December 22, 2010.

“Deals likely to flow in one direction: South”, American Banker, December 20, 2010.

“Debt alert”, Globe and Mail, December 14, 2010.

“Nobody wants to crash this debt party”, National Post, December 14, 2010.

“Canadians now more indebted than Americans; Financial experts suggest we 'take our destiny in our own hands and start thinking like risk managers' -- or pay a heavy price”, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, December 14, 2010.

“Canadians spending far beyond means; Households at financial risk if interest rates rise or jobs lost, new StatsCan data show”, Toronto Star, December 14, 2010.

“GM IPO: US Treasury take expands; Canadian governments stand pat”, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, and Canada.com, November 17, 2010.

“GM vendra plus d’actions”, La Presse, November 17, 2010.

“Après l'échec de BHP Billiton - La Saskatchewan tente de protéger son image auprès des investisseurs”, Le Devoir, November 16, 2010.

“Goodale calls for Investment Canada Act changes”, Winnipeg Free Press, Waterloo Region Record and Guelph Mercury, November 16, 2010.

“PotashCorp shares down after BHP walks away from hostile takeover offer”, The Canadian Press, November 15, 2010. Also Macleans.ca, Sympatico.ca, Canadian Business.com, Yahoo.com, MSN.com, and in the Penticton Herald, Lethbridge Herald, and Brandon Sun.

“Le titre de Potash recule”, La Presse, November 15, 2010.

“BHP down but not necessarily out of Potash Race”, Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, and nine other SunMedia newspapers across Canada, November 4, 2010.

“Potash Corp: Surprise chez les observateurs”, La Presse, November 4, 2010.

“Canadian businesses predict higher sales in the coming year”, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, and twelve other Sun Media dailies across Canada, July 12, 2010.

“Carney taps Goldman Canada's Hodgson for new special adviser”, Globe and Mail, June 29, 2010. “Canada scores a ‘solid win’ experts say; Communiqué declares assault on deficit”, National Post, June 28, 2010. Also in Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Victoria Times Columnist, and other CanWest News dailies around Canada.

“Expectations muted for economic, financial-reform breakthroughs at G20”, The Montreal Gazette, June 25, 2010. Also in Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Columnist, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and other CanWest dailies around Canada.

“Grosse Uneinigkeit vor G-20-Gipfel; Am bevorstehenden Treffen der führenden Wirtschaftsmächte gibt es viel Konfliktpotenzial”, Basler Zeitung, June 24, 2010.

“Canada host G20 amid concern consensus fading as urgency wanes”, Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2010.

“Finance ministers hope to block watchdog”, The St. Catharines Standard, June 16, 2010. Also in London Free Press, Kingston Whig Standard, and nine other Sun Media newspapers.

“Regulators amp up circuit breakers”, National Post, May 11, 2010. Also in Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and several other dailies across Canada.

“Greek crisis puts spotlight on vulnerable euro currency”, The Toronto Sun, May 7, 2010. Also in Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, London Free Press, and several other Ontario dailies.

“How Mike the Mover restructured and kept on trucking”, Globe and Mail, May 6, 2010.

“Carney among Time’s 100 most influential people”, London Free Press, April 30, 2010. Also in Sarnia Observer, Niagara Falls Review, Kingston Whig Standard, Brockville Recorder and Times, Brantford Expositor, Sault Star, Peterborough Examiner, Owen Sound Times, Welland Tribune, Sudbury Star, St. Catharines Standard, and Cornwall Standard Freeholder.

“Don’t rest on your laurels: Carney warns banks”, Globe and Mail, April 30, 2010.

“G20 fails to agree on global bank tax”, National Post, April 24, 2010. Also in Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star, New Brunswick Telegraph.

“Goldman Sachs under pressure as probe spreads to Europe”, Toronto Sun, April 20, 2010. Also in Calgary Sun, London Free Press, Kingston Whig Standard, Brockville Recorder and Times, Sudbury Star, Sault Star, and St. Catherines Standard, and Vancouver24hrs.ca.

“CIBC, National Bank raise mortgage rates”, The Toronto Sun, March 31, 2010. “Canada: CIBC raises mortgage rates”, Euclid Infotech, March 31, 2010.

“Grit budget leaves us in debt”, The Toronto Sun, March 27, 2010. Also in Collingwood Entreprise Bulletin.

“Immobilier: Acheter sans comptant? Pas de problèmes", La Presse, March 27, 2010. “Cash-flow management: Simple yet crucial”, theglobeandmail.com, March 26, 2010. “New rules, same old game”, The Kingston Whig Standard, February 26, 2010. “Chill starts to set in”, Toronto Star, February 18, 2010.

“Is it time to rethink risk management”, National Post, December 8, 2009. “Risky business: Reforms needed”, National Post, November 24, 2009.

“Are we ignoring the lessons the crisis taught us?” National Post, November 23, 2009. “The trader’s new mood ring”, National Post, October 14, 2009.

“La caisse aurait investi dans les PCAA les plus risqués”, Le Devoir, May 4, 2009. “Is history repeating itself?” Toronto Star, May 2, 2009.

“World markets start trading on their own merits”, Globe and Mail, April 14, 2009. “Sinon le PCAA, quoi d’autre? Où investir et combien? », Le Devoir, March 14, 2009. “Michael Sabia ne fait pas l’unanimité”, Les Affaires, March 13, 2009.

“Caisse did right thing in wrong way, The Gazette, February 26, 2009.

“Caisse's only sin - doing the right thing the wrong way”, Vancouver Sun, February 26, 2009.

“Dow slips below November lows as shareholders bail on banks, Globe and Mail, February 20, 2009. “As brokerages reconsider credit, investors await margin calls”, Globe and Mail, February 13, 2009 . “Budget may not deliver, Experts say”, The Kingston Whig-Standard, January 28, 2009.

“Bankruptcy detection: How to unveil the losers”, Globe and Mail, January 20, 2009.

“The day the TSX stood stock-still; idle traders fume as market shuts down on computer glitch; black eye for TSX a bonus for alt-systems”, Globe and Mail, December 18, 2008.

“TSX plunges 500 points”, Globe and Mail, December 12, 2008.

“Is Canada's banking system really the soundest”, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, November 13, 2008. “Experts not sold on bank strength”, Calgary Herald, November 13, 2008.

“House of cards collapsed: Gagnon”, The Bottom Line, Volume 24, Number 14, November 2008. “Dollar's dive hits firms that hedged currency”, Globe and Mail, October 24, 2008.

“Economic Upheaval: How to spot the beginning of the end”, Globe and Mail, October 17, 2008. “Banks cut rates after Ottawa steps in”, Globe and Mail, October 11, 2008.

“Stocks recoup some losses after markets hit by panic selling, Globe and Mail, October 7, 2008. “Trois repères pour prévoir l'accalmie, Les Affaires. October 2, 2008.

“Markets bloodied as bank bailout package fails”, Globe and Mail, September 29, 2008. “A matter of trust: These CEOs fit the bill”, Globe and Mail, September 26, 2008.

“Cover Story: Miscalculating risk”, Report on Business, Globe and Mail, February 22, 2008.

“A steady hand, indeed; Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney praised for his leadership as the financial crisis unfolds”, Toronto Star, September 20, 2008.

“Gold surges as 'great unwinding' of stocks continues”, Globe and Mail, September 17, 2008. “Time for cool heads, credit market will recover”, Globe and Mail, September 16, 2008. “SocGen's risky business”, The World Next Week, February 9-15, Oxford Analytica.

“Cover Story: Miscalculating the risks, The guys who had a gut feeling for risk; The young whizzes with their algebra and spreadsheets were no match for the instinct and experience of the grey-hairs, Report on Business, Globe and Mail, February 22, 2008.

“Rogue trading: Here is how to do it”, Globe and Mail, January 26, 2008.

“Kerviel joins ranks of master rogue traders: French banker handed Société Générale a $7.1-billion loss”, National Post, January 25, 2008.

“Greed: Why history keeps happening, Strategy: The Financial Digest for Physicians, Canadian Medical Association, May 2002.

“Bailout no way out for Air Canada, Ottawa Citizen, October 2, 2001.

“Air Canada needs a reorganization, not a bailout”, The Gazette, Montreal, October 2, 2001.

“Ten years after, A look back at Black Monday: Why stock markets crashed on Oct. 19, 1987, is a question that still has no clear answer”, Globe and Mail, October 13, 1997.

“Covering over a red face, the Toronto market computerizes”, The New York Times, April 24, 1997

Television

Yet another blow to the finance sector” Business Day, Business News Network, July 4, 2012.

“Ottawa stiffens mortgage rules”, CBC 6 O’Clock News, broadcast across Canada, June 21, 2012. “Ottawa changes mortgage rules”, Global TV National News, June 21, 2012.

New mortgage rules”, Headline with Howard Greene, Business News Network, June 21, 2012.

Making mortgages tighter”, The Daily Brief with David Aikin, Sun News Network, June 21, 2012.

“The Fed announces plans for further monetary stimulus”, CTV News Channel, June 20, 2012. “Euro: You’re on your own”, Byline with Brian Lilley, Sun News Network, June 19, 2012.

Study finds Canadians are trying to reduce their personal debt levels, on CTV News Channel, May 28, 2012.

Young girl’s Youtube video about the Canadian financial system goes viral”, on CBC TV's The National, May 19, 2012.

“Ontario has its credit rating downgraded”, Sun News Network, April 27, 2012.

“Canadian household debt”, The Close with Michael Ainsworth, Business News Network, March 23, 2012.

“The U.S. Department of Justice launches a criminal probe into allegations that major banks have been manipulating the LIBOR rate”, The Lang & O’Leary Exchange, CBC, February 29, 2012.

“The impact of the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement”, CTV News Channel, October 25, 2011.

“What does the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement mean?” Sun News Network, October 25, 2011.

“Why Canada’s banks are among the safest in the world”, CTV News Channel, October 4, 2011.

“A rogue trader in London may have cost a Swiss bank $2 billion” CBC The National, September 15, 2011.

“The role of risk management in rogue trader loss”, Headline with Howard Green, Business News Network, September 15, 2010.

“The European financial crisis”, The National, CBC, August 17, 2011.

“Trying to make sense of both volatile markets”, Canada AM, August 10, 2011.

LSE/TMX, Encana-Petro-China regulatory hurdles”, The Street with Michael Cayne, Business News Network, February 14, 2011.

“BC won’t support securities regulator legislation” CTV News Channel, February 9, 2011.

“Canadians households debt-to-GDP ratio rises to record levels”, CKWS News, December 13, 2010. “Bank of Canada warns that risks to Canada’s financial system are rising”, The Close with Michael Ainsworth, Business News Network, December 9, 2010.

Europe’s debt woes”, Debate on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TV Ontario, December 1, 2010.

“Saskatchewan First Nation signs Potash deal”, Global TV Regina, November 9, 2010.

“Ottawa will not approve PotashCorp takeover”, CTV News, November 3, 2010.

“Canada's Banks Soundest”, The Close with Michael Ainsworth, Business News Network, September 9, 2010.

“Will there be any progress at the G8?” Live debate on financial sector reforms and the bank tax, G8 & G20 2010 Summit Special Coverage, Business News Network, June 26, 2010.

“Finance Minister Flaherty’s proposed national securities legislation”. The Street with Michael Caine, Business News Network, May 27, 2010.

“The IMF’s global bank tax proposal”. CBC Newsworld, May 18, 2010.

“Canada’s position amidst the European debt crisis and repeated calls for an international bank tax”, CPAC Primetime Politics with Peter Van Dusen, May 11, 2010.

“Greece shakes world markets”, CTV News Channel, May 9, 2010.

“Does Wall Street own Washington?” Debate on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TV Ontario, May 3, 2010. http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?videoid?83056284001.

“International Monetary Fund’s bank tax proposal”, Squeeze Play with Andrew Bell and Kim Parlee, Business News Network April 21, 2010.

“Le resserrement des règles hypothécaires”, RDI Économie avec Gérald Fillion, Réseau de l’Information (RDI), Radio-Canada, April 19, 2010.

“Is OSFI knee-capping Canadian financial institutions' competitiveness by requiring them to finance big takeovers by issuing new shares?”, Squeeze Play with Andrew Bell and Kim Parlee, Business News Network, March 3, 2010.

Should Canada oppose the proposed global bank tax?” Squeeze Play with Andrew Bell and Kim Parlee, Business News Network, February 19, 2010.

Canada’s banks are asking Ottawa to set mortgage lending standards”, The Close with Michael Ainsworth, Business News Network, February 12, 2010.

Resetting Risk Management”, CBC Television’s Smart Shift Webinar, with Nancy Wilson, http://www.cbc.ca/smartshift/, initially broadcast in November 2009.

“Four weeks that shook the financial world” Debate on Steve Paikin’s The Agenda, TVO, October 29, 2009.

“What will be the outcome of the ABCP market civil lawsuits?” Le Téléjournal, Radio-Canada, September 13, 2009.

“President Obama’s financial system reform proposal”, The Close with Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell, Business News Network, June 19, 2009.

“Stars and Dogs:The price of natural gas one year out”, The Close with Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell, Business News Network, May 7, 2009.

“The Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec’s asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) investments”, on Radio Canada’s Le Téléjournal, on the Première Chaîne as well as on RDI, May 3, 2009.

“The auto industry bailout”, CPAC Primetime Politics with Peter Van Dusen, March 31, 2009. “Treasury Secretary Geithner’s asset purchase plan”, Business News Network, March 24, 2009. “The Federal budget”, CKWS News, Live in-studio plus separate segment on tape, January 28, 2009.

“The Bank of Canada slashes interest rates again. How low do they have to go to jump-start the economy?”, CBC Newsworld News at Six, January 20, 2009.

“Banking crisis: Part deux”, Panel discussion on Headline with Howard Green, Business News Network, January 19, 2009.

“Economic round-table discussion on the economy in 2009”, Panorama, TFO, January 12, 2009. “Dissecting the Canadian Banks”, Panel discussion, Headline with Howard Green, from the CTV studios in Vancouver, November 18, 2008.

“What should President Obama do to restore confidence in the markets?”, CBC The National, November 5, 2008.

“The Debate: Government Failure ... of What Kind?” Debate on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TV Ontario, November 3, 2008.

“Why are Canadian banks different?” The National, CBC TV, October 8, 2008.

“The Canadian Government announces the purchase of $25 billion in insured mortgages from the banks”, The National, CBC TV, October 8, 2008.

“The Federal Reserve takes over the U.S. Commercial Paper market”, CBC-TV Newsworld, October 8, 2008.

“The $700 billion bailout and the CIBC-Cerberus deal”, Headline with Howard Green, Business News Network, October 3, 2008.

“How will Canadian Banks fare with the $700 billion bailout plan?”, The Close with Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell, Business News Network, September 26, 2008.

“Time for cool heads: credit markets will recover”, CTV Canada AM with Seamus O’Reagan, September 16, 2008.

“The crisis on Wall Street”, CBC Newsworld Business, with Fred Langen, September 16, 2008.

“The crisis on Wall Street: What does it mean for Canadians?” CKWS News Watch, September 16, 2008. “More carnage ahead?”, Headline with Howard Green, Business News Network, September 15, 2008.

“Lehman Brother's successful $4-billion equity issue and the rescue plan for Canada's $32-billion ABCP market”, The Business News with Howard Green, Business News Network, April 1, 2008.

“The fallout from the Bear Stearns bailout”, The Business News with Howard Green, Business News Network, March 19, 2008.

“BMO’s U.S. subprime-related $490-million write-down”, The Business News with Howard Green, Business News Network, February 20, 2008.

“SocGen’s €5bn rogue trading scandal”, Réseau de l’Information (RDI), Radio Canada, with Marie-Josée Boucher, January 25, 2008.

Radio

“Finance minister Flaherty announces that B.C. and Ontario are joining a voluntary "co-operative capital markets regulatory system”, CBC Radio One Business News, across Canada, September 19, 2013.

“The Canadian real estate market is in soft landing mode”, Radio Canada Ontario provincial news, May 16, 2013.

“Canadians are hitting record-high levels of personal debt”, CBC Radio national business desk, December 13, 2012.

“Ontario Securities Commission charges the auditors of the Sino-Forest Corporation”, on many CBC Radio stations across Canada (including Calgary and Toronto), December 3, 2012.

“Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney quits to run the Bank of England”, CBC radio national news, heard on locals stations across Canada, November 26, 2012.

“Ottawa announces plans to privatize CMHC”, Isabel Gobeil’s Champ Libre and in news broadcasts, Radio-Canada, October 22, 2012.

“Should the federal government needs to approve the CNOOC-Nexen takeover deal?”, on many local CBC Radio stations across Canada (including Calgary and Ottawa), September 27, 2012.

“Flaherty tells provincial finance ministers that the economy remains fragile and vulnerable to shocks”, The World Today Weekend with Sean Leslie, CKNW Radio, Vancouver, July 8, 2012.

“La crise économique”, Les Samedis du Monde avec Suzanne Kennely, broadcast throughout Western Canada, June 30, 2012.

“Les jeux risqués de la SCHL”, Classe Économique with Jean-Sébastien Bernatchez, Radio-Canada, June 29, 2012.

“Ottawa tightens up mortgage rules once again: Do we need tighter rules?” The Roy Green Show, Syndicated broadcast across Canada, June 24, 2012.

“Ottawa changes mortgage rules yet again”, The World at 6, CBC radio, June 21, 2012. “Ottawa stiffens mortgage rules”, CBC Radio Business News, June 21, 2012.

“The European debt crisis: Greece and Spain have very different challenges.” Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, June 13, 2012.

“Prime Minister Harper meets with President Hollande: Two distinct visions on how to fix the European economic crisis”, Classe Économique with Jean-Sébastien Bernatchez, Radio-Canada, June 7, 2012.

“The European crisis deepens”, The Motts, June 6, 2012. Also carried on several radio stations in Ontario. “Is Winnipeg’s housing market overheated?” CBC Radio Winnipeg, June 5, 2012

“Research in Motion hires JP Morgan and RBC to evaluate its strategic options”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, May 30, 2012.

“Should the Bank of Canada raise interest rates to cool off the housing market”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils with Yves-Gérard Méhou-Loko, Radio-Canada Ontario, May 24, 2012.

“The Facebook IPO”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, May 16, 2012.

“The federal government tightening oversight over CMHC”, CBC Radio National Business Desk and CBC Radio’s World This Hour, April 27, 2012.

“The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Report”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, April 19, 2012.

“Why do gas prices spike dramatically prior to Easter weekend”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio- Canada Ontario, April 5, 2012.

“Canadian household debt”, CBC Radio news, March 23, 2012.

“Will the Ontario budget undermine the province’s economic recovery”, Radio-Canada Ontario newscasts, March 21, 2012.

“The Harper government introduces new measures to protect credit card holders and mortgage borrowers”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, March 7, 2012

“Investment alternatives for Canadians who miss this year’s RRSP deadline”, Radio-Canada Ontario newscasts, February 27&28.

“Stephen Harper signs new deals with China”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, February 8, 2012.

“The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, January 26, 2012.

“Year-end tax savings tips for Canadians”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, December 14, 2011.

“Explaining GDP numbers”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, November 30, 2011.

“Central banks coordinate action to provide foreign currency to European banks”, Classe Économique, Radio-Canada, November 30, 2011.

“Why to markets around the world tend to go down at the same time and what does this mean for investors?”on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, November 23, 2011.

“The Trans Pacific Partnership: What’s in it for Canada?” on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, November 16, 2011.

“The bank of Canada keeps rates unchanged; The Bank of Canada’s Governor is appointed as head of Financial Stability Board”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, November 9, 2011.

“Greek Prime Minister calls for referendum vote of European bailout, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning”, Ontario Morning with Wei Chan, CBC radio, November 2, 2011.

“The Greek referendum on the European bailout plan” on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, November 2, 2011.

“The occupy Wall Street movement in Canada”, The Motts (www.themotts.ca), October 14, 2011.

“The European summit on the future of the Eurozone”, Radio-Canada Ontario’s morning show, October 24, 2011.

“The Buy America provision in President Obama’s Job Plan legislation”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, October 19, 2011.

“Italy’s three-notch downgrading by Moody’s”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, October 5, 2011.

“Proposed tax in Europe of financial transactions”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, September 28, 2011.

“Risks and returns of RESP investments: Registered Education Savings Plans lose value in Canada's declining stock market”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, September 21, 2011.

“Why don’t bank economic forecasters always agree?” on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, October 12, 2011.

“The European financial crisis”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, September 14, 2011

“The state of the Ontario economy on the eve of the provincial election campaign”, on Line Boily’s Champ Libre, Radio-Canada Ontario, September 7, 2011.

“The drop in equity markets”, CJAD 800 AM Montreal’s Aaron Rand Show, September 6, 2011.

“The global economic outlook and its implications for Canada”, CJAD 800 AM Montreal, September 1, 2011.

“Stock market turmoil”, CKLW Windsor, August 9, 2011. “Stock market turmoil”, CJAD AM Montreal, August 9, 2011.

“Les Canadiens pourraient ressentir l'impact de l'agitation économique aux États-Unis”, La Presse Canadienne, Radio Canada International, August 8, 2011.

“The U.S. debt crisis”, The Motts (www.themotts.ca), July 26, 2011. “The U.S. debt crisis”, CJAD 800 AM Montreal, July 26, 2011.

“L’impact des nouvelles règles hypothécaires sur le marché immobilier de la côte-nord”, Radio-Canada, May 18, 2011.

“National securities regulator case goes to Canada’s Supreme Court”, CBC News, across Canada.

“Making sense of the proposed LSE-TMX Group merger proposal”, The Link, Radio-Canada International, February 10, 2011.

“The LSE-TMX Group merger proposal”, CBC.ca, CBC Radio, and nine other radio stations across Canada, February 10, 2011.

“Are Canadians losing confidence in their savings?” National news bulletins, Radio-Canada, January 23&24, 2011.

Canadians borrowing beyond their means ”, The Motts, December 15, 2010.

“Canadian households debt levels reach new highs”, CBC Radio news, December 13, 2010. “Vale brise ses engagements envers Ottawa”, Radio-Canada Ontario, December 13, 2010.

“Tim Horton’s ferme 35 restaurants dans le nord-est des États-Unis”, La Première Chaîne, Radio- Canada, November 11, 2010.

“Too big to fail”, CBC Radio News, November 10, 2010.

“Federal government blocks sale of Potash Corp”, The Link, Radio-Canada International, November 4, 2010.

“La rencontre du G20”, Emission Spéciale sur le Sommet du G8 & G20 Radio-Canada Toronto, June 26, 2010.

“The crise de la dette en Europe”, Radio-Canada National, May 25, 2010.

“The Greek debt crisis is sending shockwaves through Europe”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils, avec Frédéric Bisson, Radio-Canada, May 7, 2010.

“Obama demande à Wall Street de se rallier à la réforme”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, April 22, 2010.

“Comprendre l’affaire Goldman Sachs”, Maisonneuve en direct, Radio Canada (coast-to-coast), April 20, 2010.

“Canada’s mortgage lending market”, The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980 – Vancouver, March 24, 2010.

“The Canadian dollar’s recent surge against the U.S. dollar”, Christy Clark Show, CKNW AM 980 Vancouver, October 14, 2009.

“The state of capitalism”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, October 2, 2009.

“The Canadian ecomomy”, CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning with Wei Chen, October 1, 2009.

“One year after the economic shockwaves hit Canada, are we on the path to a long-term recovery?”, The Bill Good Show, CKNW Newstalk 980, September 15, 2009.

“The ABCP market is coming back”, Maisonneuve en direct, Radio Canada (coast-to-coast), September 2, 2009.

“Financial fraud victims band together to form a new national organization”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils, Radio Canada Ontario, August 31, 2009.

“The Earl Jones Ponzi scheme”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, July 13, 2009.

“President Obama’s proposed reforms to the financial regulatory system”, CBC Radio News, June 17, 2009.

“Are we on the verge of economic recovery or was this a bear market rally?”, The Bill Good Show, CKNW Vancouver, May 15, 2009.

“ABCP credit ratings”, Investigative report with Gino Harel, Heure des Comptes, Radio Canada, May 5, 2009.

“The Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec’s investments in E-series asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP)”, Report by Gino Harel aired on Désautels with Michel Désautels, Radio Canada, May 4, 2009.

“The G20 meeting”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, April 1, 2009. “The Ontario budget”, on Désautels, with Michel Désautels, Radio Canada, March 26, 2009.

“The Ontario budget and the U.S. Treasury’s toxic asset purchase plan”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils, with Frederic Bisson, Radio Canada Ontario, March 26, 2009.

“Canadian banks’ first quarter 2009 earnings” CBC Radio Syndication: Ontario Morning with Wei Chen, Windsor, Cape Breton, Thunder Bay, Corner Brook, Winnipeg, and Kelowna.

Business School enrollments are down: Is this a new trend shaping up?”,Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie- Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, January 21, 2009.

“Will Nortel avoid bankruptcy?”,Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, January 14, 2009.

“Will the plan for a national securities regulator fly?”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils with Frédéric Bisson, Radio Canada Ontario, January 13, 2009.

“Looking back on the Canadian economy and the 2008 financial crisis”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, December 17, 2008.

“The Bank of Canada cuts its benchmark rate: What does this mean for Canada?”, CBC Radio syndication: Toronto, Windsor, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Vancouver, and Victoria.

“The Bank of Canada cuts its benchmark rate: What does this mean for Canada?”, The Bill Good Program, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, Live with questions from call-in listeners, December 9, 2008.

“The Canadian economy and the political crisis in Ottawa”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, December 5, 2008.

“The Canadian economy and auto sector bailout proposal”, The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, interview conducted in the Vancouver studio, November 25, 2008.

“How do you feel about the Canadian economy?”,Ontario Morning with Wei Chen, CBC Radio, November 24, 2008.

“The Canadian economy”, The Bill Good Program, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, Live with questions from call-in listeners, November 21, 2008.

“Why are businesses facing a liquidity crisis?”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils with Frédéric Bisson, Radio Canada Ontario, November 13, 2008.

“Where is the Canadian dollar headed?” CBC-Radio syndication in St. John’s, Fredericton, Sudbury, Gander, Windsor, Yellowknife, Victoria, Regina, and Vancouver, October 23, 2008.

“Alan Greenspan’s testimony before the House” The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, Live with questions from call-in listeners, October 23, 2008.

“Paul Krugman wins the Nobel Prize in Economics”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, October 14, 2008.

“Britain’s Gordon Brown: Savior of the world’s financial system?”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, October 15, 2008.

“Is there light at the end of the tunnel? Importatnt economic indicators to watch”, Ontario Morning with Wei Chen and CBC Radio Syndication: St-John’s, Quebec City, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Kelowna, and Vancouver, October 14, 2008.

“How long is the crisis going to continue?” The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, Live with questions from call-in listeners, October 10, 2008.

“Central banks cut interest rates in emergency move”, Y’a pas deux matins pareils with Frédéric Bisson, Radio Canada Ontario, October 8, 2008.

“Chute des marchés boursiers”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, October 6, 2008.

“What does the failed bailout package plan mean for Canada?”, Ontario Morning (with Wei Chen), CBC Radio, September 30, 2008.

“The $700 billion bailout of the U.S. financial system”, CBC Radio Syndication interview: Halifax, St-John, Charlottetown, Montreal, Ottawa, Windsor, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Yellowknife, Septembre 29, 2008.

“Lundiscussion: Le plan de sauvetage de G.W. Bush”, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Radio Canada Ontario, Septembre 29, 2008.

“The $700 billion bailout of the U.S. financial system is rejected: What does this mean for Canada?”, The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980, Vancouver, Live with questions from call-in listeners, September 29, 2008.

“What will be the fallout from the crisis on Wall Street?”, CBC Radio News, broadcast across Canada, September 17, 2008.

“Should Canadians worry about the crisis raging on Wall Street?” The Drive, with Jim Elyot and Matthew Bisson, 98.9 Radio Kingston, September 17, 2008.

“The $85 billion bailout of AIG ” on CBC Radio News Ottawa, September 16, 2008.

“Should Canadians worry about the crisis on Wall Street?” The World Today with John McComb, CKNW AM 980 - Vancouver, September 16, 2008.

“La crise financière à Wall Street devrait-elle inquiéter les canadiens?”, with Stephanie Morin, Bulletin de Nouvelles, Radio Canada Radio, broadcast nationwide on Septembre 15 & 16, 2008.

“Should Canadians worry about the current turmoil on Wall Street?”, Calgary Today with Mike Blanchard. CFQR Radio, September 15, 2008.

“L’Affaire Norbourg Financial: Further charges and arrests”, CBC Radio Canada Afternoon Business News, June 18, 2008, and CBC Radio Canada Business News, June 19, 2008.

“SocGen’s €5bn rogue trading scandal”, Radio Canada Toronto, Au delà de la 401 with Sylvie-Anne Jeanson (Live, in-depth 10-minute interview, January 25, 2008)

“SocGen’s €5bn rogue trading scandal”, CBC Radio News, January 24, 2008.

Opinion Letters – Capital Markets

“Simple steps to accountability”, National Post, May 3, 2007.

“Income Trust changes – plundering or a wise move? “, National Post, November 3, 2006. “Good will fuss”, Report on Business, Globe and Mail, January 5, 1999.

Opinion Letters – Other

“Conrad Black vs. Rick Mercer is no contest”, National Post, October 4, 2006 “Who makes what”, Globe and Mail, April 9, 1996.

“Nobel honours”, Globe and Mail, October 26, 1995.

Queen’s Leaders Forum

“Bear Trap: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the Panic of 2008”, Queen's Leaders Forum, Issue 19, 2008.

“The Wall Street crash of 2008: 1929 pales in comparison”, Queen's Leaders Forum, Issue 18, 2008.

“Seven lessons from the SocGen rogue trading scandal”, Queen's Leaders Forum, Issue 16, 2008.

Peer-reviewed Journals

Gagnon, L. and G.A. Karolyi, 2018. An unexpected test of the bonding hypothesis, Review of Corporate Finance Studies 7, 101–156.

Gagnon, L. 2018. Short sale constraints and single stock futures introductions. The Financial Review 53, 5– 50

Gagnon, L. and J. Witmer, 2014. Distribution of ownership, short sale constraints, and market efficiency: Evidence from cross-listed stocks. Financial Management, Fall 2014, p. 631–670.

Gagnon, L. and G.A. Karolyi, 2010. Multi-Market trading and arbitrage. Journal of Financial Economics 97, 53–80.

Gagnon, L. and G. A. Karolyi, 2009. Information, trading volume, and international stock return comovements: Evidence from cross-listed stocks. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 44, 953–986.

Gagnon, L. and G. A. Karolyi, 2006. Price and volatility transmission across borders. Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments 15, 107–158.

Gagnon, L. and G. A. Karolyi2003. Information, trading volume and international stock market comovements. International Finance Review 4, 351–381.

Gagnon, L., G. J. Lypny, and T.H. McCurdy, 1998. Hedging foreign currency portfolios. Journal of Empirical Finance 5, 197–220.

Gagnon, L. and G. J. Lypny, 1997. The benefits of dynamically hedging the Toronto 35 stock index. Canadian Journal of Administrative Science 14, 69–78.

Gagnon, L. and G. J. Lypny, 1995. Hedging short-term interest rate risk under time-varying distributionsJournal of Futures Market 15, 767–783.

Gagnon, L., 1994. Empirical investigation of the Canadian bond options market. Canadian Journal of Administrative Science 11, 2–11.

Gagnon, L. and L. D. Johnson, 1994. Dynamic immunization under stochastic interest rates. Journal of Portfolio Management 20, 48–55.

Gagnon, L., 1990. Exchange traded financial derivatives in Canada: Finally off the launching pad”, Canadian Investment Review 3, 63–70.

Gagnon, L., S. Mensah, and E. Blinder, 1989. Hedging Canadian corporate debt: a comparative study of the hedging effectiveness of Canadian and U.S. bond futures, Journal of Futures Markets 9, 29–40.

Book chapters and monographs

Gagnon, L, and G.A. Karolyi, 2013. “International cross-listings”. The Evidence and Impact of Financial Globalization, First Edition. Gerard Caprio (Editor), Elsevier Inc. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1638197.

Gagnon, L., W. J. Hurley, and L. D. Johnson, 1997. Recent advances in corporate bond management, in Advances in Fixed Income Valuation Modeling and Risk Management, Edited by Frank J. Fabbozi, FJF Associates, New Hope, PA.

Gagnon, L., 1996. The competitiveness of the Montreal exchange interest rate futures market in the North- American context, Monograph, Montreal Exchange.

Working Papers

Gagnon, L., Jeanneret, A., 2019. Do corporate governance reforms impact equity volatility? Theory and worldwide evidence.

Ding, Y., Gagnon, L. and Wang, X., 2017. The Impact of U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuits Around the World. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2400510

Gagnon, L., G. A. Karolyi, and K. H. Lee, 2008. The Dynamic volume-return relationship of individual stocks: The international evidence. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=968672.

Teaching

Graduate Supervisions

Line Drapeau, Ph.D. program, Smith School of Business, in progress; Yi Ding, Ph.D. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2014, with Lewis D. Johnson; Jonathan Witmer, Ph.D. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2006; Murugesu Sivarangam, Ph.D. program, Queen’s Economics Department, 1991, with Gregor Smith; Vincent Didkovsky, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2013; Rui Duan, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2012; Jean-Philippe Dion, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2010; Stephen Duck, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2009; Simon Lauzon, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2007; Ben MacDonald, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2007; Dean Ciura, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 2004; Michel Sirois, M.Sc. program, Queen’s School of Business, 1998

Ph.D. Dissertation Committees

External Examiner

Laleh Samarbakhsh, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2015; Ines Gargouri, Concordia University, 2012; Rui Dai, York Universtiy, 2011; Siham Meknassi, HEC Montréal, 2011; Jun Zhou, University of Toronto, 2010; Long Chen, University of Toronto, 2002; Yan Yuhong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2000.

Examiner

Xiaoxiao Wang, Queen’s School of Business, 2013; Frederick Davis, Queen’s School of Business, 2010; Kelvin Huang, Queen’s School of Business, 2008; Merlyn Fu, Queen’s School of Business, 2008; Hongping Tan, Queen’s School of Business, 2006; Wei Wang, Queen’s School of Business, 2006; Yunbi An, Queen’s School of Business, 2005; Yu Du, Queen’s School of Business, 2004; Davies, Queen’s Economics Department, 2002; Shafiq Ibrahim, Queen's Economics Department, 2001; Tao Zheng, Queen's School of Business, 2000; Christine Parlour, Queen’s Economics Department, 1995; Bruce McConomy, Queen’s School of Business, 1995; David Wei, Queen’s School of Business, 1995; Jeannine Farazli, Queen’s Economics Department, 1995; Marie-Claude Beaulieu, Queen’s School of Business, 1994; D. Graham Pugh, Queen’s Economics Department, 1991; Paula Peare, Queen’s Economics Department, 1991; Paula McLean, Queen’s School of Business, 1990.

External Thesis Committees

External examiner, M.Sc. Thesis, Frédéric Ducoulombier, École Supérieure de Commerce, Lille, France, 1996.

Independent Study Supervisions

Nicholas Michalski, Commerce Program and Mathematics Department, 2008; Delphine Perrin, Commerce Program, on exchange from ESSCA, Angers, France, 2005; Joshua Heller, Commerce Program, 2002; Bruce Langstaff, Commerce Program, 1995; Frédéric Ducoulombier, Commerce Program (on exchange from École Supérieure de Commerce, Lille, France), 1994; Aaron Burleigh, MBA Program, 1994; Dan Cohn- Sfetcu, Commerce Program, 1993; Michael Clark, MBA program, 1993.

Courses Taught: Degree Programs

School of Business, Queen’s University

Commerce Program

  • COMM 321 Derivative Securities
  • COMM 324 Investments and Portfolio Management

MBA Program

  • MBAS 822 Financial Strategy
  • MBAS 823 Investments
  • MBAS 824 Management of Financial Assets
  • MBAS 826 Risk Management
  • MBUS 924 Investments and Portfolio Management

Masters of Finance Program

  • MFIN 839 Risk Management

Accelerated MBA Program

  • MBUS 813 Advanced Managerial Finance

Executive MBA Program

  • MBUS 925 Financial Strategy

Credit Officer Training Program – Saudi Industrial Development Fund

  • MBAS 821 Corporate Financial Planning
  • MBAS 926 Understanding Foreign Exchange

Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario

  • BUS 453/653 Investments and Portfolio Management

Faculté d’Administration, Université de Moncton

  • Gestion Financière
  • Finance Corporative

Faculté d’Administration, Université de Sherbrooke

  • FEC 222 Gestion Financière I

Département des Sciences de la Gestion, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

  • ADM 1065 Gestion Financière I

Executive (non-degree) Programs

Queen’s Executive Development Centre

  • Queen’s Executive Program
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • Entreprise Management Program
  • Royal Sun Alliance Making Partner Program
  • CUMA Entreprise Management Program
  • Valuing Investment Projects, Treasury Board of Canada

Montreal Exchange and Canadian Banker’s Association

  • Introduction to Risk Management

Montreal Exchange

  • Valuation Models for Interest Rate Derivatives

McGill University’s Canada-China Program (hosted by The People’s Bank of China, Beijing)

  • Understanding Derivative Securities

Presentations

Presentations at Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Gagnon, L., 2012. Overpricing, short sale constraints, and single stock futures listings. Inaugural conference of the Institut de la Finance Structurée et d’Instruments Dérivés (IFSID), Montréal, Québec, October 2012; 2013 FMA Europe, Luxembourg; 2013 Financial Management Association, Chicago.

Gagnon, L. and G.A. Karolyi, 2011. The economic consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Morrison v. National Australia Bank decision for foreign stocks cross-listed in U.S. markets. European Finance Association, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012; Northern Finance Association, Niagara-Falls, Ontario, 2012; Financial Management Association, Atlanta, 2012.

Gagnon, L. and J. L. Witmer, 2009. Short changed? The market’s reaction to the short sale ban of 2008. Infiniti Conference on International Finance, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, June 2009.

Gagnon, L., G. A. Karolyi, and K. H. Lee, The dynamic volume-return relationship of individual stocks: The international evidence. American Finance Association, New Orleans, 2008; Northern Finance Association, Montréal, 2006.

Gagnon, L. and G. A. Karolyi, The dynamic volume-return relationship among cross-listed stocks (now titled “Information, trading volume, and international stock return comovements: Evidence from cross-listed stocks”). Financial Management Association, Chicago, 2005.

Gagnon, L. and G.A. Karolyi, Information, trading volume, and international stock market co-movements. Western Finance Association, San Diego, 1997; Northern Finance Association, Winnipeg, 1997.

Gagnon, L., The competitiveness of the Montreal Exchange interest rate futures market in the North American context. Northern Finance Association, Québec City, 1996.

Gagnon, L., G. J. Lypny, and T. H. McCurdy, Hedging foreign currency portfolios. Northern Finance Association, Vancouver, 1994.

Gagnon, L., I.G. Morgan, and E.H. Neave, Pricing Eurodollar time deposit futures contracts. French Finance Association, La Baule, 1993; Northern Finance Association, Halifax, 1993.

Gagnon, L., Empirical investigation of the time–dependent variance bond option pricing model. French Finance Association, Louvain-la-Neuve,1991; Northern Finance Association, Banff, 1990.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Gagnon, L., I.G. Morgan, and E.H. Neave, Pricing Eurodollar time deposit futures contracts. Fourth Annual AFIR International Conference, Orlando, 1994; French Finance Association, La Baule, 1993; Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Lake Louise, 1993.

Gagnon, L. and L. D. Johnson, The performance of dynamic immunization strategies using stochastic duration and convexity measures, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Halifax, 1992.

Gagnon, L., 1991, Empirical investigation of the time-dependent variance bond option pricing model, French Finance Association, Louvain-la-Neuve, 1991.

Invited Research Seminar Presentations

“The economic consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Morrison v. National Australia Bank decision for foreign stocks cross-listed in U.S. markets”. Concordia University, May 2012.

“Short changed? The market’s reaction to the short-sale ban of 2008”. Finance Seminar Series, HEC Montréal, May 2011; McMaster University, November 2010; Wilfrid Laurier University, April 2010.

“The Dynamic volume-return relationship of individual stocks: The international evidence”. Finance Seminar Series, School of Business, Queen’s University, October 2006.

“Multi-market trading and arbitrage”. Finance Seminar Series, School of Business, Queen’s University, December 2003.

“Information, trading volume, and international stock return co-movements”. University of Toronto, November 1997.

“The  Montreal  Exchange  BAX  contract:  Performance,  liquidity,  and  prospects”,  15th    Annual  Cash  and Treasury   Management   Association   (TMAC)   Conference,   October   1997;   13th       Annual   Canadian International Futures and Options (CIFO) Derivatives Forum, October 1997.

“The competitiveness of the Montreal Exchange interest rate futures market in the North-American context”, York University, October 1996; Bank of Canada, Financial Markets Division, March 1996; University of Western Ontario, December 1995.

“Hedging foreign currency portfolios”. Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China, Beijing, January 1996; University of Ottawa, February 1995.

“Pricing Eurodollar time deposit futures contracts”. Queen's University, September 1993; HEC Montréal, 1993; Université Laval, March 1993.

“Empirical evidence on bond option prices in Canada”. University of Toronto, June 1990.

Keynote Research Presentations

Montreal Exchange Conference Lunch on the Competitiveness of the Canadian Interest Rate Futures Market in the North-American Context. Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, May 1996; Hôtel Westin Mont-Royal, Montréal, May 1996.

Keynote Presentations

“Does diversification really mean less risk and a better return on investment”. Queen’s School of Business Webinar, November 2011.

“The limits of diversification”, QSB MBA Networking Breakfast Series, Toronto and Montreal, April 2011.

“Knowledge & Finance”, The Study of Knowledge Workshop, The Monieson Centre, May 2011. “Where is the market headed in 2011?” QSB Business Forecast Luncheon, December 8, 2010.

“Reforming the world’s financial system: Rules versus principles”, The Ambassador’s Forum, Queen’s University, June 18, 2010

“The financial meltdown: what happened?” MBAST Class of 2004 Reunion, Alumni Weekend, May 22, 2009

“Lessons from the 2008 market meltdown”, ProBus Club of Kingston, September 9, 2009

“The credit crisis of 2008: How it happened and where do we go from here?”, 13th  Annual Christmas Reception, CIBC Wood Gundy, Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and Suites Kingston, December 16, 2008

Other presentations

“Taking a bite out of bitcoin”, Presentation and panel discussion, Deloitte-Waterloo Tax Research Symposium, 2108.

Awards

PhD Scholarships

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship (1986-1989)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, awarded twice but declined due to SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship award.

A. A. Kinghorn Doctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto (1987-1989)

University of Toronto Open Fellowship (1985-1986)

Research Awards and Distinctions

Financial Review’s Readers’ Choice Best Paper Award (2018)

Distinguished Faculty Fellowship, School of Business, Queen’s University (2011 - Present)

Ph.D. Student Delegate, Financial Management Association Doctoral Consortium, New Orleans. (1988)

Best Paper Award of the Toronto Futures Exchange Essay Competition, with monetary prize (with S. Mensah, and E. H. Blinder) (1987)

Teaching Awards

Professor of the Year, Master of Finance (MFIN) (2015)

Professor of the Year, Master of Finance (MFIN) (2013)

Nominee, Professor of the Year, MBA (2009, 2010, and 2011)

Dean’s Commendation for Teaching Excellence, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (1996-1997)

Nominee, Commerce Society's Award for Teaching Excellence (1993-1994)

Grants & Funding

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Sole investigator, $51,111. 2010-2013.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1993-1995.

Chicago Board of Trade Educational Research Foundation

Financial Research Foundation of Canada

2010 New Database Acquisition Competition

Research Teaching Release, 2011-2010

D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship, 2009-2010

2006 Queen’s Office of Research Services, SSHRC 4A Grant

2005 Queen’s Office of Research Services, SSHRC 4A Grant

2004 School of Business General Research Grant

2004 Queen’s University Office of Research Services Travel Award

2004 D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship

D.I. McLeod Summer Research Assistantship, 1993, 2002 and 2003

2003 D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship

2002 D.I. McLeod Summer Research Assistantship

2002 D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship

2001 D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship

1998 Queen's University Advisory Research Committee Research Grant

1998 D.I. McLeod Summer Research Assistantship

1994 Queen’s School of Business Research Program, Teaching release

1994 Queen’s School of Business Research Program, Research Funds

1993 Queen’s School of Business Research Program, Teaching release

1993 Queen’s School of Business Research Program, Research Funds

1993 Queen's University Advisory Research Committee Travel Grant

1991 Queen’s School of Business Research Program, Research Funds

1991 D.I. McLeod Term Research Assistantship

1991 Queen's University Advisory Research Committee Research Grant

1991 Regional Research Workshop Fund, School of Business Research Program, with I.G. Morgan, E. H. Neave, and S. M. Turnbull

1990 Queen's University Principal's Development Fund 

Service

University Service Activities

Smith School of Business

  • Event lead and moderator, “The fall of Bear Stearns & Co”, featuring Bill Bamber, Queen’s MBA 1994 and co-author of “Bear Trap: the fall of Bear Stearns and the panic of 2008”, Queen’s School of Business (October 21), Queen’s Business Club (Toronto -October 20, New York City - November 17, Montreal - November 19, Calgary - November 24, and Vancouver - November 25)
  • Chair, Faculty Forum, 2006 to 2007
  • Finance Area Coordinator, 2000 to 2003
  • Coordinator, Finance Research Workshop, 1990-1995, and 2000- 2003 Faculty Lead, Finance Curriculum, Accelerated MBA program, 2004 Member, SSB Academic Appeals Committee, 2008-today
  • Member, MBA Curriculum Review committee, 2001 Member, MBA Academic Progress committee, 2009
  • Member, MBA Science & Technology Ad-hoc committee, 2004 Member, EMBA Curriculum Review committee, 2003 Member, QEDC Oversight committee, 2001 to 2003
  • Member, QEDC Policy Development committee, 2001 Member, Research Committee, 1990-1993, and 2000-2003 Member, QSB-Cornell EMBA committee, 2003-2005 Member, QSB Recruitment committee, 2000
  • Member, Promotion, Tenure, and Review committee, 2000 Member, MSc/Ph.D. committee, 1993 to1994 and 2010-2017 Member, Computing committee, 1991 to 1993
  • Member, International Exchange committee, 1996

Queen’s University

  • Member, School of Business Dean’s Search Committee, 2001
  • Board Member, Queen's University Engineering Society Services Incorporation (QUESSI), Queen’s Board of Trustees delegate, 1992-1997
  • Member and Queen’s Senate Subcommittee representative, Michener Committee, 1993-1995

Peer-Reviewed Journal Editorial Board

  • Associate Editor, Finance, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2017-
  • Action Editor, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2012-2016

Conferences/Programs Organized

  • Member at-large (Elected), Board of Directors, Northern Finance Association, 2017-2018.
  • President, Northern Finance Association, 2016-2017.
  • Co-chair, 2016 Northern Finance Association Annual Meetings
  • Member-at-large (Elected), Board of Directors, Northern Finance Association, 2014-2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, 2009 First Canadian Stata Users Group Meeting.
  • Advanced Econometric Modelling with Stata, 2007, a three-day econometric modeling and data management program featuring Dr. David Drukker, Director of Econometrics, StataCorp. Organizer and Host.
  • Queen’s Derivative Securities Conference, May 1991 (inaugural year) and May 1992, Co-organizer with S. Turnbull, E. H. Neave, and I.G. Morgan.

Ad-hoc Reviewer – Peer-Reviewed Journals (in alphabetical order)

Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences; Contemporary Accounting Research; Economic Journal; Energy Economics; European Journal of Finance; Finance Économie Comptabilité; Financial Management; Global Finance Journal; Journal of Banking and Finance; Journal of Empirical Finance; Journal of Finance; Journal of Financial Economics; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of Futures Markets; Journal of International Business Finance; Journal of International Business Studies; Journal of International Money and Finance; Pacific Basin Finance Journal; Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Review of Asset Pricing Studies; Review of Financial Studies.

Conference Programs

Co-Chair, NFA 2016 conference

Session Chair, NFA 2016

Session Chair, NFA 2016

Discussant and Session Chair, FMA Europe, 2013.

Session Chair, European Finance Association, Copenhagen, 2012.

Session Chair, Financial Management Association, Atlanta, 2012.

Session Chair, Northern Finance Association, Niagara-Falls, 2012.

Discussant, Financial Management Association, Denver, 2011.

Session Chair, Northern Finance Association, Vancouver, 2011.

Discussant and Session Chair, Financial Management Association, New York, 2010.

Discussant and Session Chair, Northern Finance Association, Winnipeg, 2010.

Session Chair, QSB Behavioral Finance Conference, March 2010.

Discussant and Session Chair, Financial Management Association Meetings, Reno, 2009.

Discussant, Global Asset Management Conference, McGill University, 2009.

Session Chair, INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Dublin, 2009.

Discussant and Session Chair, Financial Management Association, Salt-Lake City, 2006.

Session Chair, Northern Finance Association Meetings, Montréal, Québec, 2006.

Discussant, American Finance Association Meetings, Boston, 2006.

Reviewer, Discussant, and Session Chair, Northern Finance Association Meetings, Vancouver (1994), Halifax (1993), Toronto (1992), Montreal (1991), Banff (1990).

Reviewer, Discussant, and Session Chair, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Niagara-Falls (1991), Québec City (1992).

Reviewer, Discussant, and Session Chair, French Finance Association Annual Meetings, La Baule, France, 1993.

Reviewer and Session Chair, Derivative Securities Conference, May 1993.

Reviewer, Queen's Centre for Canada-Asia Business Relations Conference, 1993 and 1994.

Discussant, French Finance Association, Louvain-la-Neuve, 1990.

Conference Program Committees

  • Western Finance Association Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2003-2015, 2019-.
  • European Finance Association Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2013-2015.
  • Financial Management Association Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2005-2015.
  • Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2009-2014, and 2018-present.

Adjudication Committees

Adjudication Committee 22 for Accounting, Finance, Operations Management and Management Science, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Annual Research Grant Competition, 2003.

Ad-hoc Reviewer – Funding Agencies

    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) annual research grant competition Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs, Gouvernement du Québec
  • Fond pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide à la Recherche (FCAR), Gouvernement du Québec
  • Fonds de Recherche sur la Société et la Culture, Gouvernement du Québec
  • Fonds de Recherche en Sciences Naturelles, Gouvernement du Québec

External Research Service Activities

  • Member, Canadian Derivatives Institute Scientific Committee, 2019-
  • Member, Research Institute Committee, Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, 2003-2007

Board Memberships

  • Director (Elected, third term), Northern Finance Association, 2017-2018.
  • President and Director, Northern Finance Association, 2016-2017.
  • Vice-President, Director, and 2016 Conference Co-Chair, Northern Finance Association, 2015-2016.
  • Director (Elected), Northern Finance Association, 2014-2015.
  • Associate Editor, Finance track, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2017-
  • Action Editor, Finance, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2012-2016.
  • Queen’s University Alternative Assets Fund

Service to the community

  • Member, Investment Committee, The Community Foundation of Greater Kingston, 2008 - Present
  • Chair (2007) and Vice-Chair (2006), Parish Pastoral Council, St-Paul the Apostle Church, Kingston, Ontario. Member (elected), Board of Directors, Kingston Christian School, 2003.
  • Co-organizer, “Drive for 25” Campaign, Kingston Christian School, 2003. Canvasser, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2003