J. Ari Pandes, PhD

Associate Professor of Finance


Ari Pandes is an Associate Professor of Finance, current Director of the MBA/EMBA programs, and current Area Chair of Finance at the University of Calgary’s¬†Haskayne School of Business. He teaches courses at the PhD, Executive MBA, MBA, and senior undergraduate levels, as well as to corporate executives.

Ari’s research focuses primarily on issues in corporate finance, law and finance, and entrepreneurial finance. He has presented his research at top international Finance conferences, various universities internationally, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian provincial securities regulators, and the Bank of Canada.

Ari has also been awarded research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation, and the Global Risk Institute. His research into the Canadian capital markets has twice won the Bank of Canada best paper award, as well as the 2016 CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award.

Ari’s research has been cited in the press, and he frequently provides financial and economic insights to various media outlets.

Please CLICK HERE to download a copy of Ari’s latest Curriculum Vitae.