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Elisabeth Oltheten
Assistant Professor of Finance & Academic Advisor

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A. Economics, York University, Toronto, 1982, 1989
B.Sc. Economics, University of London, 1976
DEGEC Commerce, Vanier College, 1973

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1990. Senior Pensions Systems Officer, the Royal Trust Corporation, 1976-82. Research Assistant, Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchange, 1973-76.

Recent Publications

Oltheten, E., Travlos, N., & Theoharakis, V. Faculty perceptions and readership patterns of finance journals: A global view. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

Oltheten, E., Pinteris, G., & Sougiannis. T. 2003. Greece in the European Union: Policy lessons from two decades of membership. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 43: 774-806.

Oltheten, E. 2002. Capital Markets, 7th Ed. Champaign IL: Stipes Publishers.

Honors and Awards

Business Council Teaching Excellence Award, 2004. Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Using Educational Technologies, University of Illinois, 2003. Commerce Council Top Professor, 2000. Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, 1999-2000, 2002-2003. Weinstein Excellence Award for teaching, mentoring, nurturing, and influencing the personal and professional goals of our students, 1999.

Academic Service

Developed the University of Illinois Securities Exchange Simulation (UISES©), Web address --

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in capital markets. Research focuses on the market valuation of firms.

Contact Information:
225G David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-9128

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