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Oya Altınkılıç

Oya Altınkılıç

Title: Assistant Professor of Finance
Department: Finance
Phone: 202-994-6763
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PhD in Finance, Virginia Tech, 2001
MBA, Virginia Tech, 1996
BSc, Istanbul University, 1993

Area of Expertise: Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Underwriting, International Finance

“On the Information Role of Analyst Recommendations” (with R. S. Hansen), 2009, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 48 (1), 17-36.

“Discounting and Underpricing in Seasoned Equity Offerings” (with R. S. Hansen), 2003, Journal of Financial Economics, 69, 285-323.

“Are There Economies of Scale in Underwriter Spreads? Evidence of Rising External Financing Costs” (with R. S. Hansen), 2000. Review of Financial Studies, 13 (no. 1), 191-218.

Editorial Positions:
Editorial Board of Journal of Business Research 2007-2010

Professional Activities:
Presenter at 2008 American Finance Association Meeting
Discussant at 2009 American Finance Association Meeting
Presenter at 2010 American Finance Association Meeting

Reviewer for Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Research.

Current Research:
“Evidence that Analysts are Not Important Information Intermediaries”, 2009. (with V. Balashov and R. S. Hansen), presented at 2010 AFA meetings

“Investment Bank Governance” (with R. S. Hansen and E. Hrnjić), 2009

“Additions and Deletions to the Nasdaq QQQ Index” (with Mary J. Becker), 2009.

“An Examination of Seasoned Equity Placement Effort”, 2007

“The Puzzling Wealth Loss around Equity Offerings: Is it Merely Price Pressure or is there More Information?” (with R. S. Hansen), 2006

Prof. Altınkılıç's research has been featured on The Financial Times (UK, US, Asia, Europe, and web editions), Reuters, New York Times Dealbook (New York), Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich), COIL (India), Vedomosti (Moscow), FierceFinance (Washington, D.C.), L’Agefi (Lausanne), The Business Insider, Guardian (Paris), and NA 24 Hour (Oslo), as well as on Fox Business News and CNBC U.S., and CNBC, Africa.