Olin Hall 209
Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D. Arizona State University, Tempe, Finance
M.S. Iowa State University, Economics
B.A. University of Northern Iowa, Economics
Marko Svetina is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of San Diego. His research interests include exchange traded funds (ETFs), mergers and acquisitions, the impact of local clienteles on the precision of analyst forecasts, and accelerated share repurchases. His work has been published in Journal of Applied Finance, Journal of Multinational Financial Management (forthcoming), Managerial and Decision Economics (forthcoming), and Managerial Finance.
Marko has taught Financial Management and Investments courses at the undergraduate level and Investment Banking and Financial Management and Analysis in the MBA program. He was a recipient of the 2011 SBA Dual Excellence Award, 2010 MBA Cohort Outstanding Professor Award, 2010 Professor of the Year Award, and the 2009 IMBA Cohort Outstanding Professor Award.
Selected Current Research
Journal Article, Academic Journal
Deshpande, S., Svetina, M., Zhu, P. (2012). Analyst Coverage of Acquirer Firms and Value Creation in Cross Border Acquisitions. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 22 (5), 212-229.
Svetina, M. (2012). "Managerial Motives in Mergers: Propensity Score Matching Approach"". Managerial and Decision Economics, 33 (7-8), 537-547.
Deshpande, S., Svetina, M. (2011). Does Local News Matter to Investors?. Managerial Finance, 37 (12), 1190-1212.
Svetina, M. (2010). Exchange Traded Funds: Performance and Competition. Journal of Applied Finance, 20 (2), 130-145.
Bansal, N., McKeon, R., Svetina, M. Short-Sale Constraints and Securities Lending by Exchange-Traded Funds. Managerial Finance