Oliver Levine holds the Howard and Judith Thompson Professorship in the Finance Department. He 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 Published Journal Articles
Albertus, J. & Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2021). Foreign investment of US multinationals: the effect of tax policy and agency conflicts Journal of Financial Economics
Levine, O. & Wu, Y. (2021). Asset Volatility and Financial Policy: Evidence from Corporate Mergers Management Science
Levine, O. & Warusawitharana, M. (2021). Financial Frictions and Productivity Growth: Firm-level Evidence Journal of Monetary Economics
Albertus, J. & Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2019). Heads I win, tails you lose: asymmetric taxes, risk taking, and innovation Journal of Monetary Economics
Levine, O. (2017). Acquiring Growth Journal of Financial Economics
Babkin, A. & Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2017). Are Corporate Inversions Good for Shareholders? Journal of Financial Economics
Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2017). Idiosyncratic Risk and the Manager Journal of Financial Economics
Glover, B. & Levine, O. (2015). Uncertainty, Investment, and Managerial Incentives Journal of Monetary Economics