Vikas Mehrotra

A, F. (Chip) Collins Professor of Finance and Department Chair, Alberta School of Business

University of Alberta

Vikas Mehrotra has been a faculty member at the University of Alberta since 1992, after graduating from the University of Oregon with a doctorate in Finance. Dr. Mehrotra’s work deals with corporate restructuring, capital structure, and financial markets. His studies have been published in leading finance journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and the Journal of Corporate Finance. Dr. Mehrotra has consulted for organizations such as the Alberta Energy and Utility Board and the Federal Government’s Department of Finance’s Wise Person’s Committee on the Canadian securities environment. He is a past Shimomura Fellow at the prestigious Research Institute of Capital Formation in Tokyo, and was a visiting Professor at the Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University in Japan. He is currently Chair of the Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis at the Alberta School of Business of the University of Alberta.