The achievements of our school faculty have been recognized by the accounting profession, the university, academic colleagues in Canada and around the world, and other award-granting organizations.
Jeong-Bon Kim: Vice President of the International Association of Accounting Education and Research, Dr. Jeong Bon Kim is a globally respected researcher. He comes to University of Waterloo from the City University of Hong Kong and is appointed as the incoming J. Page R.Wadsworth Chair.
David Ha: David Ha is a CPA certified, BAFM and MAcc graduate from the University of Waterloo. He currently teaches introductory business courses to undergraduates and continues to focus his research in the enhancement of teaching and learning.
Dr. Xuyang Ma: Dr. Ma holds PhD in Finance and continues to make headway in financial research.
Dr. Sasan Saiy: With a PhD in Accounting, Dr. Saiy focuses his time in the field of economic research.
Three SAF faculty members were honoured with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal which is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to the profession.
Finance Professor Blake Phillips recently discovered that copycat funds are only successful for a short period of time and require no real “skill” to produce effectively in the long run.
University of Waterloo co-author Blake Phillips, is awarded the special distinction award by the Journal Of Investment Management (JOIM) on the 2008 SEC short sale ban.
A team of students from the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) are getting an opportunity to invest in the stock market after an anonymous donor committed $250,000 to the University of Waterloo for a student-run investment fund.
Ken Klassen reports that corporations, “(have) the tendency is to engage in income shifting; the moving of profits to where the tax regime allows a company to be more profitable.”