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Elisabeth Oltheten

Assistant Professor of Finance and Academic Advisor

Educational Background

Ph.D., Economics, York University, 1989
M.A., Economics, York University, 1982
B.S., Economics, Queen Mary College, Univ. of London, 1976
D.E.G.E.C., Commerce (Computer Science), Vanier College, 1973

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1993 to present
Research Associate, University of California, 1989-1990
Senior Pension Systems Officer, Royal Trust Corporation, Canada, 1978-1982
Pension Systems Officer, Royal Trust Company, Canada, 1976-1978
Research Assistant, Montreal & Canadian Stock Exchanges, 1973-1976

Recent Publications

Oltheten, E., Sougiannis, T. , Travlos, N., Zarkos, S. 2013. Greece in the Eurozone: Lessons from a Decade of Experience. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 53: 317-335 SSRN Abstract

Oltheten, E., Waspi, CFA, K. 2012. Financial Markets: A Practicum, 476. Dubuque, Iowa: Great River Technologies.

Oltheten, E., Waspi, CFA, K. 2006. Financial Markets... and the Instruments that Trade in them. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Company.

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award, College of business Alumni Association, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

The use of technology in education, markets, and financial literacy.


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1206 S. Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 333-9128

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