Wisconsin School of Business

Elizabeth Odders-White

Associate Professor - Finance, Office of the Dean
Kuechenmeister Bascom Professor in Business

Elizabeth Odders-White is the Kuechenmeister Bascom Associate Professor in Business in the Department of Finance, Investment, and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business. She is also an affiliate of the UW-Madison Center for Financial Security.

Her current research agenda, for which she has received funding from both the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, focuses on the development of financial capability in youth. She has presented her work at numerous conferences and universities, and her research has appeared in top academic journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Quantitative and Financial Analysis.

Odders-White holds a Ph.D. in finance from Northwestern University in addition to a BS in applied mathematics and a BFA in vocal performance from Tulane University.
 

Selected Published Journal Articles


Del Guercio, D. & Odders-White, E. & Ready, M. (2017). The Deterrent Effect of the Security and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Intensity on Illegal Insider Trading: Evidence on Run-up before News Events. Journal of Law and Economics (60), 269-307.
Odders-White, E. & Kalish, C. (2015). From Impulse Control to Interest Rates: Building Financial Capability in Children and Youth. What It's Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation
Batty, M. & Collins, J. & Odders-White, E. (2015). Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Financial Education on Elementary School Students’ Knowledge, Behavior and Attitudes. Journal of Consumer Affairs (49), 69-96.
Drever, A. & Odders-White, E. & Kalish, C. & Else-Quest, N. & Hoagland, E. & Nelms, E. (2015). Foundations of Financial Well-Being: Insights into the Role of Executive Function, Financial Socialization and Experience-Based Learning in Childhood and Youth. Journal of Consumer Affairs (49), 13-38.
Collins, J. & Odders-White, E. (2015). A Framework for Developing and Testing Financial Capability Programs Targeted to Elementary Schools. Journal of Economic Education (46), 105-120.
Odders-White, E. & Ready, M. (2008). The Probability and Magnitude of Information Events. Journal of Financial Economics (87), 227-248. doi: 10.1016/j.jfineco.2007.01.003.
He, C. & Odders-White, E. & Ready, M. (2006). The Impact of Preferencing on Execution Quality. Journal of Financial Markets (9), 246-273. doi: 10.1016/j.finmar.2006.02.003.
Odders-White, E. & Ready, M. (2006). Credit Ratings and Stock Liquidity. Review of Financial Studies (19), 119-157. doi: 10.1093/rfs/hhj004.
Kavajecz, K. & Odders-White, E. (2004). Technical Analysis and Liquidity Provision,. Review of Financial Studies (17), 1043-1071. doi: 10.1093/rfs/hhg057.
Odders-White, E. (2004). Third-Market Reforms: The Overlooked Goal of the SEC's Order Handling Rules. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (39), 277-304. doi: 10.1017/S0022109000003070.
Kavajecz, K. & Odders-White, E. (2001). An Examination of Changes in Specialists' Posted Price Schedules. Review of Financial Studies (14), 681-704. doi: 10.1093/rfs/14.3.681.
Kavajecz, K. & Odders-White, E. (2001). Volatility and Market Structure. Journal of Financial Markets (4), 359-384. doi: 10.1016/S1386-4181(01)00013-1.
Odders-White, E. (2000). On the Occurrence and Consequences of Inaccurate Trade Classification. Journal of Financial Markets (3), 259-286. doi: 10.1016/S1386-4181(00)00006-9.

Undergraduate Courses


Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 1), Fall 2008.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 2), Fall 2008.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330), Fall 2005.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330), Fall 2005.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 1), Fall 2009.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 2), Fall 2009.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 1), Fall 2010.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 2), Fall 2010.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 1), Fall 2011.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 2), Fall 2011.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 1), Fall 2007.

Derivative Securities
Course DescriptionPricing and uses of options, futures, and forward contracts.
(FIN 330 Section 2), Fall 2007.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2001.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2001.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2002.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2002.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2002.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2003.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Fall 2003.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Spring 2005.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Spring 2005.

Investments
Course DescriptionPrinciples, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.
(FIN 320), Spring 2005.



Graduate Courses


Seminar-Workshop in Finance (FIN 973), Fall 2007.

Seminar-Investments (Ph.D.)
Course DescriptionRecent and controversial literature in the field of finance; comparison of financial theories and hypotheses with data on actual performance; principles of financial research and the art of research exposition; exercises in financial research and exploration of literature.
(FIN 970 Section 1), Fall 2008.

Seminar-Finance PhD
Course DescriptionRecent and controversial literature in the field of finance; comparison of financial theories and hypotheses with data on actual performance; principles of financial research and the art of research exposition; exercises in financial research and exploration of literature.
(FIN 970), Fall 2001.

Seminar-Finance PhD
Course DescriptionRecent and controversial literature in the field of finance; comparison of financial theories and hypotheses with data on actual performance; principles of financial research and the art of research exposition; exercises in financial research and exploration of literature.
(FIN 970), Fall 2003.

Seminar-Finance PhD
Course DescriptionRecent and controversial literature in the field of finance; comparison of financial theories and hypotheses with data on actual performance; principles of financial research and the art of research exposition; exercises in financial research and exploration of literature.
(FIN 970), Fall 2005.

Seminar-Investments (Ph.D.)
Course DescriptionRecent and controversial literature in the field of finance; comparison of financial theories and hypotheses with data on actual performance; principles of financial research and the art of research exposition; exercises in financial research and exploration of literature.
(FIN 970 Section 1), Fall 2009.

Seminar-Investments (Ph.D.) (FIN 970 Section 1), Fall 2010.

Seminar- Investments (Ph.D.)
Course DescriptionIntensive study and critical examination of recent empirical and theoretical literature investments.
(FIN 970 Section 1), Spring 2012.

Intermediate Investment Theory
Course DescriptionAn applied course covering topics of interest to professional investment managers. Covers advanced valuation models, characteristics of domestic and foreign markets, pricing anomalies, hedging strategies, asset allocation and market timing.
(FIN 820 Section 1), Fall 2007.

Introduction to Financial Mana
Course DescriptionIntroduction to financial management of firms and investment decision making; both theory and practice are emphasized. Topics covered include the financial environment and securities markets,financial statements and analysis,working capital management a
(FIN 700 Section 1), Fall 2014.

Introduction to Financial Mana
Course DescriptionIntroduction to financial management of firms and investment decision making; both theory and practice are emphasized. Topics covered include the financial environment and securities markets,financial statements and analysis,working capital management a
(FIN 700 Section 2), Fall 2014.

Introduction to Financial Mana
Course DescriptionIntroduction to financial management of firms and investment decision making; both theory and practice are emphasized. Topics covered include the financial environment and securities markets, financial statements and analysis, working capital management a
(FIN 700 Section 1), Fall 2012.

Introduction to Financial Mana
Course DescriptionIntroduction to financial management of firms and investment decision making; both theory and practice are emphasized. Topics covered include the financial environment and securities markets, financial statements and analysis, working capital management a
(FIN 700 Section 2), Fall 2012.



Learning/Teaching Oriented Publications


Collins, J. & Odders-White, E. & Porto, N. (2016). The Influence of Teacher Attributes on Financial Education Outcomes. Financial Literacy for Children and Youth, 2nd edition

Photograph of Elizabeth Odders-White

Elizabeth Odders-White

 
Associate Professor | Finance, Office of the Dean
Kuechenmeister Bascom Professor in Business