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Ph.D., Economics, University of Toronto, 2015
M.A., Economics, Queen's University, 2009
B.A. (Hons), Applied Economics & Mathematics (with Distinction), Queen's University, 2008


Price Improvement and Execution Risk in Lit and Dark Markets, Management Science (accepted).
Quadratic Oil Extraction Oligopoly (with John M. Hartwick), Resource and Energy Economics, 2008.

Working Papers

Informed Trading in a Low-Latency Limit Order Market (with Katya Malinova)
Order Flow Segmentation, Liquidity, and Price Discovery: The Role of Latency Delays (with David Cimon)
Follow the Leader: How Founder-Outside Investor Alignment Affects Post-IPO Returns (with Diego Amaya and Brian F. Smith)

Work in Progress

Maker-Taker Fees and Liquidity: The Role of Commission Structures (with Katya Malinova)

Invited Conference Presentations (* - co-author presented)

2018: CEA, FMA* (San Diego)
2017: Stern Microstructure Conference, CEA, 2nd Entrepreneurial Finance Conference*, RSM Liquidity Conference*, 1st SAFE Market Microstructure Conference, EFA-Mannheim, NFA
2015: NFA
2014: EFA (Doctoral Tutorial), FMA
2013: CIREQ Ph.D Conference, CEA, NFA*, RSM Liquidity Conference*, WFA*, TADC-LBS
2012: 8th Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets*, CEA

Selected Awards, Grants and Honours

SSHRC Connection Grant (with A. Shkilko), $20,034 (2018)
SSHRC Insight Development Grant, $53,242 (2016-2018)
Start-Up Research Grant, Wilfrid Laurier University, $17,500 (2015-2017)
NASDAQ OMX & CQA EFA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prizes (2014)
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship (2010-2012)
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2009, 2013)
University of Toronto Economics Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Teaching Assistant (2012)
Young Economist, 4th Nobel Laureates Meeting at Lindau (2011)