Sarath Abeysekera
Sarath Abeysekera
Position Senior Scholar
Department Accounting & Finance
Phone (204) 474-8427
Fax (204) 474-7545

Research Interests

Corporate finance, international finance, and investments.

Teaching Interests

Corporate and international finance


At the University of Manitoba since January 1, 1985, Dr. Abeysekera teaches in the areas of Corporate and International Finance. His research focuses on tests of asset pricing models and exchange rate parity in international markets. His papers have been published in several Academic journals including Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting and Journal of Multinational Financial Management. He has presented his work at several international conferences. Currently, he is exploring several issues in the Emerging Stock Markets using the Colombo Stock Exchange (in Sri Lanka) and other emerging stock exchanges in the region that has been a relatively unexplored area in international capital markets. Dr. Abeysekera has received grants from SSHRC, the Centre for International Business Studies and other sources to support his work.