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Elisabeth Oltheten

Assistant Professor of Finance and Academic Advisor


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, Vanier College, 1973.

Research Interests


Journal Articles

"Greece in the Eurozone: Lessons from a Decade of Experience" E. Oltheten, T. Sougiannis, N. Travlos, S. Zarkos, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, (53) November, 4 317-335 2013.
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"Faculty Perceptions and Readership Patterns of Finance Journals: A Global View" E. Oltheten, N. Travlos, V. Theoharakis, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, (40) March, 1 223-239 2005.
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"The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 as a Response to Corporate Scandals: Analysis, Criticism and Implications for the International Market" E. Oltheten, T. Sougiannis, Economic Mailman, March, 2004.

"Greece in the European Union: Policy Lessons from Two Decades of Membership" E. Oltheten, G. Pinteris, T. Sougiannis, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, (43) Winter, 774-806 2003.
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Working Papers

"Greece in the Eurozone: A decade of Experience" E. Oltheten, N. Travlos, S. Zarkos, 2012.

Instructional Software

"UISES Futures" E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2012.

"I>Clicker Trade" E. Oltheten, 2008.

"UISES International" E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2005.

"Value & Time" E. Oltheten, A. Tessmer, C. Linke, 2002.

"UISES (University of Illinois Securities Exchange Simulation)" E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2002.

"Introduction to Stock Market Investment" E. Oltheten, 1999.

"UISES (University of Illinois Securities Exchange Simulation)" E. Oltheten, 1994.


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

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

"Financial Markets - 8th Edition" E. Oltheten, Stipes Publishing Company: Champaign, IL, 2003.

"Financial Markets" E. Oltheten, People's Bank of China, 1998.


"Titan Cement Company S.A." E. Oltheten, The Athens Laboratory of Business Administration, 2001.

Case Studies

"Titan Cement Company S.A." T. Sougiannis, E. Oltheten, In ALBA Case Studies, The Athens Laboratory of Business Administration, 2001.

Honors and Awards

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

, Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers , 1995-2010

Jeffrey Moss Outstanding Leadership Coach , Illinois Leadership Center , 2009

Excellence in Education Award for Professors , College of Business , 2008

Teaching Excellence Award , University of Illinois Business Council , 2004

Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Using Educational Technologies , University of Illinois , 2003

Commerce Council Top Professor Award , Commerce Council , 2000

Weinstein Excellence Award for teaching, mentoring, nurturing, and influencing the personal and professional goals of our students , Weinstein Excellence Award , 1999

Ontario Graduate Scholarship , Ontario, Canada , 1983-1985

Doctoral Scholarship , York University , 1982-1983


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