Iraj Fooladi



Related Information

Phone: 902-494-1843
Fax: 902-494-1503
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Ave, PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

Research Topics:
  • Bond portfolio strategies
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Sustainable finance
  • Economics of uncertainty


  • MS, PhD (Oregon)
  • MA (Tehran)
  • BS (Iran)

Current Teaching

Selected Awards & Honours

  • 2014-2015  Chairman of the Advisory Board, Midwest Finance Association
  • 2013-2014  President, Midwest Finance Association
  • 2008-2009  President, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
  • 2007-2008  A. Gordon Archibald Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2001-2003  President, Iranian Cultural Society

Selected Publications

  • Real duration and inflation duration: A cross country perspective on multidimensional hedging strategy. Fooladi, I., Jacoby, G., Jin, L. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 70, 1-14  (2021)
  • A primer on sustainable value creation. Fatemi, A., Fooladi, I. Review of Financial Economics 38(3), 452-473  (2020)
  • Valuation effects of corporate social responsibility. Fatemi, A., Fooladi, I., Tehranian, H. Journal of Banking and Finance, 59, 182-192  (2015)
  • Problems in performance attribution. Fooladi, I., Rumsey, J. Quarterly Journal of Finance & Accounting  (lead article) 50(1), 5-22  (2011)
  • Duration for bonds with default risk. Fooladi, I., Roberts, C., Skinner, F. Journal of Banking and Finance (lead article) 21, 1-16  (1997)