Lubomir P. Litov

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  • Affiliate Associate Professor of Law
  • Associate Professor of Finance, Price College of Business


B.S., University of National & World Economy, 1997

M.S., New York Univeristy, 2003

Ph.D., New York University, 2005


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Lubomir Litov joined The University of Oklahoma College of Law as an affiliate faculty member in 2016. He is also the Michael F. Price professor and associate professor in finance at the University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Leonard Stern School of Business at the New York University. Prior to joining the Price College of Business, Dr. Litov worked at the University of Arizona and the Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a research associate at the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Litov has published research in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Management Science, among others.

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Shared Auditors in Mergers and Acquisitions


Journal of Accounting and Economics

Corporate Strategy, Analyst Coverage, and the Uniqueness Paradox


Management Science

Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations


Georgetown Law Journal

Creditor Rights and Corporate Risk-Taking


Journal of Financial Economics

Can Mutual Fund Managers Pick Stocks? Evidence from Their Trades Prior to Earnings Announcements


Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Managerial Entrenchment and Capital Structure: New Evidence


Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

Earnings Persistence


Journal of Accounting and Economics

Corporate Governance and Managerial Risk Taking


Journal of Finance

Large Investors, Price Manipulation, and Market Breakdown: An Anatomy of Market Corners


Review of Finance

Corporate Governance and Financing Policy: New Evidence

Journal of Financial Intermediation

Awards & Honors

Best Paper Award, Corporate Governance Symposium, University of Delaware, 2014

Cramer Faculty Award for Ethics, University of Arizona, 2013 (student-voted)

Don Wells Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentor, University of Arizona, 2013 (student-voted)

Eller “Undergraduate Faculty of the Year” Award, University of Arizona, 2012 (student-voted)

McGuire Entrepreneurship Center Grant Award, University of Arizona, 2012

W. Sharpe Award for Best Paper published in Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, 2011

McGuire Entrepreneurship Center Grant Award, University of Arizona, 2011

Reid Award for Excellence in Teaching, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008 (student-voted)

Glucksman Award for Best Working Paper in Finance, New York University, 2005

Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, New York University, 2004

Paul Willensky Fellowship, New York University, 2004

Benjamin Levy Fellowship, New York University, 2003

Derivatives Research Project/ Salomon Center Fellowship, New York University, 2002-2003

Leonard Stern School of Business Doctoral Fellowship, 2000-2002

Nuffic Fellowship, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1996

Ashkenazi Fund Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1994-1997

Fund for American Studies Fellowship, 1995

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