Victoria Ivashina

Lovett-Learned Professor of Business Administration

Victoria Ivashina is the Lovett-Learned Chaired Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the European Central Bank. She serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the Journal of Financial Intermediation. Professor Ivashina received the Harvard Business School’s Berol Fellowship and Hellman Family Fellowship awards for research excellence.

Professor Ivashina’s research includes topics on credit availability and pricing, global banking operations, evolution of the leveraged loan market, impact of monetary policy, reaching-for-yield in the insurance industry, and value creation by private equity investors. Her research has been published in the top journals in Finance and Economics and is regularly cited in media outlets including The Economist, The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. She currently teaches Private Equity Finance in the Harvard Business School MBA and Executive Education Programs.

Professor Ivashina holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.