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Finance expert Dr. Ilias Tsiakas named new Lang Chair

Internationally recognized academic in finance Dr. Ilias Tsiakas has been named the Lang Chair in Finance at the Lang School.

An accomplished researcher in asset pricing, foreign exchange markets, and climate finance, Dr. Tsiakas is currently a professor of finance at Lang and will commence his role as Chair on July 1st, 2021 within the Department of Economics and Finance.

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Lang faculty among latest SSHRC funding recipients

Lang faculty members are among the latest Canadian researchers to receive funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), which helps fund and support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. 

The following four faculty members will contribute their expertise to research projects that have received $3,015,055 in funding.

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Improving the gender wage gap | Miana Plesca

Need to know:

Men still outnumber women on the public-sector "Sunshine List" 



A factor behind the wage gap in post-secondary institutions is that women quit before achieving tenure due to the impact of raising children

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