• Sarath Abeysekera, Ph.D.

    Senior Scholar / Professor of Finance 
    Department of Accounting and Finance
    I. H. Asper School of Business

    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg Manitoba
    R3T 5V4

    T: (204) 474-8427
    F: (204) 474-7545



Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Investments.

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • 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.