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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
September 20, 2014
 
 
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Brian Smith

Dr. Brian Smith

Professor & Area Coordinator (Finance) & BMO Financial Group Professorship of Entrepreneurial Finance.

Contact Information
Email: bsmith@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2953
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: SBE3254
Office Hours: Fall 2012: Monday: 12:00 - 1:00pm or by appointment
Academic Background
HBA (University of Western Ontario), MBA (University of Western Ontario), PhD (University of Western Ontario)
Biography

 Dr. Brian F. Smith has published extensively in the areas of corporate finance and market microstructure with a focus on Canadian capital markets. His publications include articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He is an Associate Editor of Financial Review and the Journal of Financial Research. Brian has served as President and Treasurer of the Northern Finance Association, which annually hosts a major conference for finance academics. Brian teaches entrepreneurial finance and valuation courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He co-founded the Financial Services Research Centre, a centre dedicated to promoting studies on Canadian Capital markets, and the Laurier Student Investment Fund, a $650,000 investment fund managed by students and supervised by faculty and alumni. Brian is currently serving his tenth year as Co-ordinator of the Finance Area.

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