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Frederick Willeboordse, PhD

PhD (Tsukuba), MA (Amsterdam)

Frederick has two degrees from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and a Ph.D. in Theoretical/Computational Physics from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. Previously, he was a postdoc at the University of Tokyo and later a tenured Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. Frederick owned an Apple retail shop in one of Hong Kong’s famous computer malls in the Sham Shui Po district, as well as an internet hosting and e-commerce business. Frederick has also been an active trader, first trading options in the 80s during his student days. Recently, he has mostly focused on algorithmic trading and runs a server in Chicago where he can test out research ideas in real time.


Deniz Anginer

PhD (Michigan), MA(Toronto), BCom (Toronto)

Deniz Anginer conducts research in banking and capital markets. His research has been widely cited by academics, policy makers and media. Prior to joining the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, he was an economist at the Development Research Group at the World Bank, working on issues related to green finance, international banking and capital markets. Deniz has a PhD in Finance from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Prior to his graduate studies, Deniz worked as a consultant for Oliver Wyman in their New York office.


Ying Duan

PhD (Boston College)

Ying Duan joined the Beedie School of Business in 2015. Ying holds a PhD in Finance from Boston College. She focuses her research on institutional investors, market efficiency, and corporate governance and has published in a number of leading academic journals, including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Contemporary Accounting Research.


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