Oliver Levine

Assistant Professor of Finance

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Corporate Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Agency Problems


Are Corporate Inversions Good for Shareholders? (with Anton Bankin and Brent Glover) [SSRN]
     – Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming
     – Media: New York Times Op Ed; Cato Institute (I) (II); Columbia Law School

Idiosyncratic Risk and the Manager (with Brent Glover) [SSRN]
     – Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Uncertainty, Investment, and Managerial Incentives (with Brent Glover) [ScienceDirect] [SSRN]
     – Journal of Monetary Economics, 2015

Working Papers

Acquiring Growth [SSRN] (Updated Aug. 2016)
     – Revise & Resubmit at the Journal of Financial Economics

Asset Volatility and Financial Policy: Evidence from Corporate Mergers (with Youchang Wu) [SSRN] (Updated Feb. 2016)

Finance and Productivity Growth: Firm-level Evidence (with Missaka Warusawitharana) [SSRN] (Updated Feb. 2015)