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Dr. Laleh Samarbakhsh, Assistant Professor, Finance

Dr. Laleh Samarbakhsh

Assistant Professor
OfficeTRS 1-081
Phone416-979-5000 ext: 6745


Dr. Laleh Samarbakhsh is an assistant professor of Finance at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. Her research interests include empirical corporate finance, investments, fixed income and derivatives. Dr. Samarbakhsh has also performed and published research in financial education and pedagogy. She has presented her research in various international academic conferences, including Financial Management Association, European Financial Management Association, Northern Finance Association, Asian Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, Midwest Finance Association, and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. She currently coordinates and teaches Managerial Finance at TRSM and has taught courses in Personal Finance and Corporate Finance.

Corporate Finance, Derivatives, Investments, Empirical Finance

Anderson, D.S., Goss, A., Inglis, M., Kaplan, A., Samarbakhsh, L., Toffanin, M., 2017. Clickers and student performance: How well do they work for students with poorer grades and for students in harder courses? Journal of Further and Higher Education, forthcoming.
Kimberly Bates, Laleh Samarbakhsh, Sheslie Senat, 2015. “Removal of Foreign Property Rule and International Diversification: Canadian Mutual Funds Evidence”, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Annual Conference Proceedings – Finance Division.
2017 Asian Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Bangkok, Thailand (Scheduled)
2015 Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, AB
2015 ASAC Annual Meeting, Halifax (presented by co-author) 
2015 Ryerson University Faculty Conference, Toronto, ON 
2015 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 
2014 AABRI International Conference, Savannah, GA (presented by co-author)
2012 Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Niagara Falls, ON
2012 Financial Management European Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
2012 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Inclusion and Diversity Research Grant
2015 TRSM Research Development Grant, Ryerson University
Undergraduate Research Grant, Office of Vice-President Research &Innovation
AFF210 Principles of Finance
FIN300 Managerial Finance
FIN502 Personal Financial Planning