CV [Short, Long]


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


Quadratic Oil Extraction Oligopoly (with John M. Hartwick), Resource and Energy Economics, 2008.

Working Papers

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

Work in Progress

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

Invited Conference Presentations (* - co-author presented)

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 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)