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Ozde Oztekin

Ozde Oztekin

Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar

Eminent Scholar
Department of Finance

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 210
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-7427
ooztekin@fiu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Master of Arts in Economics
    Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Master of Arts in Economics
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
    Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial markets and institutions

Professional Activities

Dr. Ozde Oztekin received a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration from University of Florida in 2009. She joined the finance faculty of University of Kansas at the beginning of the fall 2009 semester. Dr. Oztekin joined FIU in the fall of 2012. She was granted tenure and was promoted to an Associate Professor at FIU in August 2015. Presently, she is a faculty member, Research and innovation Fellow, and Eminent Scholar in the Department of Finance in the College of Business at the Florida International University.

Dr. Oztekin’s research interests focus on corporate finance, international finance, fixed income securities and banking. She is particularly keen on understanding how corporate firms and financial institutions make their financing choices. Dr. Oztekin has published her work in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, among others.

Dr. Oztekin has taught diverse set of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in both face-to-face as well as online modalities. Her teaching experience includes such courses as Financial Markets and Institutions at undergraduate level, Financial Management at undergraduate level, Financial Markets and Institutions at graduate level, Corporate Finance at graduate level, and Financial Theory at the doctoral level. Her average evaluations range from 4.5 to 5.0 (out of 5). To ensure the quality of course content, Dr. Oztekin’s courses are part of the program of either assurance of learning or global learning initiatives.

Dr. Oztekin has served as a referee for Review of Financial Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Management Science, Review of Finance, Financial Review, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Financial Stability, among others. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and past Associate Editor of the Financial Review. She helps organize annual meetings and conferences. She actively and regularly participates in conferences as a session chair, a discussant, or a presenter.

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Theory I

Refereed Journal Articles

Oztekin, O.

(2022).

Systemic banking crises, institutional environment, and corporate leverage .

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

, 57(3)

.


Duarte, D., Oztekin, O., & Saporito, Y. F.

(2022).

Capital Structure and the Yield Curve.

Review of Corporate Finance Studies

.


Gungoraydinoglu, A., & Oztekin, O.

(2022).

Financial Crises, Banking Regulations, and Corporate Financing Patterns Around the World.

International Review of Finance

.


Gungoraydinoglu, A., & Oztekin, O.

(2021).

Financial Leverage and Debt Maturity Targeting: International Evidence.

Journal of Risk and Financial Management

, 14(9)(437)

.


Amini, S., Elmore, R., Oztekin, O., & Strauss, J.

(2021).

Can machines learn capital structure dynamics?

Journal of Corporate Finance

, 70(102073)

.


Gungoraydinoglu, A., Oztekin, I., & Oztekin, O.

(2021).

The Impact of COVID-19 and its Policy Responses on Local Economy and Health Conditions.

Journal of Risk and Financial Management

, 14(6)

.


Colak, G., & Oztekin, O.

(2021).

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Bank Lending Around the World.

Journal of Banking & Finance

.


Upadhyay, A., & Oztekin, O.

(2021).

What Matters Most in Board Independence? Form or Substance?

Journal of Corporate Finance

.


Colak, G., Gungoraydinoglu, A., & Oztekin, O.

(2018).

Global Leverage Adjustments, Uncertainty, and Country Institutional Strength.

Journal of Financial Intermediation

, 35, Part A(July)

.


Gungoraydinoglu, A., Colak, G., & Oztekin, O. (2017). Political Environment, Financial Intermediation Costs, and Financing Patterns. Journal of Corporate Finance, 44(June).


De Jonghe, O., & Oztekin, O. (2015). Bank Capital Management: International Evidence. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 24.


Oztekin, O.

(2015).

Capital Structure Decisions around the World: Which Factors Are Reliably Important?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

.


Bonaime, A. A., Oztekin, O., & Warr, R. S. (2014). Capital Structure, Equity Mispricing, and Stock Repurchases. Journal of Corporate Finance.


Flannery, M. J., Nikolova, S., & Oztekin, O.

(2012).

Leverage expectations and bond credit spreads.

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

, 47(4)

.


Oztekin, O., & Flannery, M. J.

(2012).

Institutional determinants of capital structure adjustment speeds.

Journal of Financial Economics

, 103(1)

.


Warr, R. S., Elliott, W. B., Koeter-Kant, J., & Oztekin, O.

(2012).

Equity mispricing and capital structure adjustment costs.

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

, 47(3)

.


Gungoraydinoglu, A., & Oztekin, O.

(2011).

Firm- and country-level determinants of corporate leverage: Some new international evidence.

Journal of Corporate Finance

, 17(5)

.


Berger, A., De Young, B., Flannery, M., Lee, D., & Oztekin, O. (2008). How do Large Banking Organizations Manage their Capital Ratios? Journal of Financial Services Research, 34.


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