Wendy Rotenberg


Wendy Rotenberg

Wendy Rotenberg

Professor, Accounting and Finance


Email:   rotenberg@rotman.utoronto.ca

Phone:  416-978-2664

Website: Rotman School of Management




 Wendy Rotenberg is a Full Professor of Finance and Accounting at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management.  She has taught several Finance related courses in the MMPA program since its inception, including Integration & Professional Decision Making Initiatives I (MGT2282A) , Financial Management (MGT2301) and Introduction to Corporate Finance (MGT 1330).

Wendy earned her PhD in Management with a major in Finance, MBA with a focus on Finance, and B.A. with a major in Economics, all from the University of Toronto. She became a Full Professor in 2004 at the University of Toronto, where she has taught several Finance and Accounting courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Wendy has been a Board Member of the Multinational Finance Society since 2009, and Associate Editor for the Multinational Finance Journal since 2013.

Wendy has 40 peer reviewed publications, reports, presentations, and other papers. She has served as an ad-hoc referee for submissions to multiple conferences and academic journals.



Ph.D., University of Toronto
MBA, University of Toronto
B.A., University of Toronto



Teaching interests include Advanced Financial Accounting, Managerial Finance, and           International Financial Management and Accounting.             

Research interests include International Accounting, International Financial Management  and Corporate Restructuring (IPO's, LBO's, Bankruptcy).



   •   The Real Effects of Real Earnings Management: Evidence from Innovation
Frederick L. Bereskin,Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Wendy Rotenberg                                                        Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017

   •   Working Capital Management, the Credit Crisis, and Hedging Strategies: Canadian            Evidence
R. Kieschnick and W. Rotenberg                                                                                                    Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, Issue 27(2), 2016, pp. 208-232

   •   Mitigation of U.S. Home Bias in the Valuation of Canadian Natural Resource Firms:           Choice of Reporting and Transaction Currency
W. Rotenberg                                                                                                                                Multinational Finance Journal, Issue 17(3), 2013, pp. 201-242

   •   Determinants of Financial Distress and Bankruptcy in Highly Levered Transactions        P. Halpern, R. Kieschnick and W. Rotenebrg                                                                                   The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol 49, 2009, pp. 772-783

   •   Managerial Shareholdings, Firm Value and Acquired Corporations                                      P. Halpern, R. Kieschnick, and W. Rotenberg                                                                                   The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol 45(4), 2005, pp. 781-795


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/ MEMBERSHIPS                                            

    2013 onwards

         Associate Editor for the Multinational Finance Journal 

    2009 onwards

         Board Member of the Multinational Finance Society 

    2009 onwards

         Director of Commerce and Finance Programs