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Erfan Danesh


  • Ph.D., Business Adminstration (Finance), University of Toronto, 2016
  • M.A., Economics, University of Waterloo, 2009
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2008
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2005
Current Research Topics
  • Financial Disclosures, Financial Regulations
  • Information Diffusion in Financial Markets
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Cen, Ling, Erfan Danesh, Chayawat Ornthanalai, and Xiaofei Zhao (2016) "The Power of Economic Networks: Investor Recognition Through Supply-Chain Relationships," Rotman School of Management Working Paper 2572717. University of Toronto.
  • Christoffersen, Susan E. K., Erfan Danesh, and David Musto (2015). "Why Do Institutions Delay Reporting Their Shareholdings? Evidence from Form 13F," Rotman School of Management Working Paper 2661535. University of Toronto.
  • Danesh, Erfan (2015). "Strategic Trading and Delayed Disclosure by Informed Traders," Available at SSRN: or
Last update: April 22, 2019