Wisconsin School of Business

Oliver Levine

Assistant Professor - Finance
Wisconsin Naming Partners Fellow

Oliver Levine received his doctorate in finance at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2011. His research interests include corporate finance, corporate investment, intangible assets, mergers and acquisitions, and agency conflicts.

Prior to his doctoral work, Levine studied at the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, and worked as a research assistant in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.
 

Selected Accepted Journal Articles


Levine, O. (2016). Acquiring Growth. Journal of Financial Economics
Babkin, A. & Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2016). Are Corporate Inversions Good for Shareholders?. Journal of Financial Economics
Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2016). Idiosyncratic Risk and the Manager. Journal of Financial Economics

Selected Published Journal Articles


Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2015). Uncertainty, Investment, and Managerial Incentives. Journal of Monetary Economics (69), 121-137.

Working Papers


Levine, O. & Warusawitharana, M. (2015). Financial Frictions and Productivity Growth: Firm-level Evidence.

Presentations


IBEFA Summer Meetings ( 2013 ) Discussion of "Can equity volatility explain the global loan pricing puzzle?" by Gaul and Uysal

Midwest Finance Association meetings ( 2012 ) Discussion of "Investment and environmental regulation: evidence on the role of cash flow" by Riutort and Dardatt


Undergraduate Courses


Corporation Finance
Course DescriptionDevelopment of the theory,method and analytical techniques of financial management. Techniques of capital budgeting; valuation of projects and firms; theory of capital structure; dividend policy; cost of capital; mergers and acquisitions.
(FIN 325 Section 001), Fall 2016.

Corporation Finance
Course DescriptionDevelopment of the theory,method and analytical techniques of financial management. Techniques of capital budgeting; valuation of projects and firms; theory of capital structure; dividend policy; cost of capital; mergers and acquisitions.
(FIN 325 Section 002), Fall 2016.

Corporation Finance
Course DescriptionDevelopment of the theory,method and analytical techniques of financial management. Techniques of capital budgeting; valuation of projects and firms; theory of capital structure; dividend policy; cost of capital; mergers and acquisitions.
(FIN 325 Section 003), Fall 2016.



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Oliver Levine

 
Assistant Professor | Finance
Wisconsin Naming Partners Fellow
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