Gady Jacoby
Gady Jacoby
Position Acting Dean /
Bryce Douglas Professor in Finance
Department Dean's Office
Office 314 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-9209
Fax (204) 474-7545
Email gady.jacoby@umanitoba.ca

Research Interests

Asset-pricing, market liquidity, behavioral finance, international asset-pricing, debt markets and fixed-income securities

Teaching Interests

Financial economics, fixed-income securities, investments, corporate
finance, and financial modeling at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels.

Background

Dr. Gady Jacoby is Acting Dean and Bryce Douglas Professor in Finance at the Asper School of Business. Previously he was the School’s Associate Dean Research and Graduate Programs and the founding director of the Asper Master of Finance. Gady received his Ph.D. in Finance from York University in 1999. His Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Three Essays on Defaultable Fixed-Income Securities" was nominated for the York University Best Dissertation Award. He has received numerous research grants and merit awards. They include five grants from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, two CMA Canada Academic Merit Awards, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Fund, and several research and teaching merit awards at the University level. The focus of Gady’s research and consulting work is on the subjects of asset-pricing models, fixed-income securities, market liquidity, and behavioral finance. He has published articles in several quality journals, including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Fixed Income, Journal of Financial Research, Applied Financial Economics, Financial Review, and Research in International Business and Finance. Gady currently serves as a Subject Editor for Emerging Markets Review (SSCI) and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (SSCI). In addition, he is an Associate Editor for Finance Research Letters (SSCI) and an Advisory Board Member for Risk Management (SSCI) and for Financial Innovation. He taught courses in financial economics, fixed-income securities, investments, corporate finance, and financial modeling at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. Gady has held visiting academic positions at New York University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (China), and the University of Melbourne, and he also taught in Singapore, Taiwan and Uruguay.