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Pat Akey

Assistant Professor at University of Toronto

Conference and Seminar Presentations


2017 AFA Annual Meetings, University of Illinois, ASU Winter Conference,  University of Southern California, Penn State, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Spring Conference, 14th IDC Herzaliya Conference, Finance UC Conference of Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile


2016 University of Toronto Law School, McGill, University of Toronto Finance, University of Edinburgh, Western Finance Assocation Meetings, Financial Intermediation Research Society Meetings, American Law and Economics Association Meetings, European Finance Association Meetings, Gerzensee (Informal Session), University of Washington Summer Conference, University of Alberta, Depaul University, TAU (December) Finance Conference


2015 American Law and Economics Association Mettings, Conference on Financial Economnics and Accounting, Financial Research Association Meetings, University of Western Ontario, Queen's University


2014 AEA Annual Meetings, HKUST, University of Toronto, Unviversity of Utah, INSEAD, Nanyang Technical University, Financial Intermediateion Reserach Society Meetings, Gersenzee Summer Symposium on Financial Markets, 4th MSFCU Confrenence on Financial Institutions and Investments, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies


2013 AFA Annual Meetings, Transatlatntic Doctoral Conference - London Business School, FMA Europe, USC Finance PhD Conference, EFA Doctoral Tutorial, University of Iowa, FMA Annual Meetings, LBS, UNC Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, Eurofidai Annual Meetings


2012 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meetings, Transatlantic Doctoral Conference - London

Business School, London Business School Seminar (2), INSEAD


2011 London Business School, INSEAD


2010 Conference on Social Change - London School of Economics


2009 Bank of Canada Conference on Financial Market Stability - Simon Fraser University, London Business School


2008 What is an Organization? - HEC Montreal

London Business School, London UK

PhD, Finance, 2009-2014

Master of Research,  2011


McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, 2004-2009


2016 RFS Rising Scholar Award


2013 USC Finance PhD Conference  Best Paper Award


AXA Doctoral Fellowship - AXA Research Fund Grant value €120,000 (2012-2014)

Invited Discussions

2017  Chicago Financial Institutions Conference


2016 American Law and Economics Association, LBS Summer Finance Conference, European Finance Association, Financial Management Association, JLFA  Annual Meeting,


2015 American Law and Economics Association, China International Conference on Finance, Linthuanian Conference on Economic Research, European Finance Association, Northern Finance Association


2014 Northern Finance Association


2013 Financial Intermediation Research Society, EFA


University of Toronto - Assistant Professor