Victoria Ivashina

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Victoria Ivashina is an Associate Professor in the Finance Unit of the Harvard Business School, and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Currently, Professor Ivashina develops and teaches a course on Private Equity Finance in the second year of the MBA program. Her research is in the area of applied corporate finance with a primary focus on credit markets and private equity.

Professor Ivashina has made numerous presentations to academic and practitioner audiences. Her research has appeared in in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, The American Economic Review, and the Journal of Monetary Economics has and been covered in several media outlets including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times.  She was awarded Harvard Business School’s Berol Fellowship and Hellman Family Fellowship for research excellence. Professor Ivashina holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University and a B.A. in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. 

  1. Victoria Ivashina: Won the 2011 Nordea Prize from the European Finance Association for the Best Paper on Corporate Finance for her paper with Bo Becker, “Cyclicality of Credit Supply: Firm Level Evidence” (Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 10–107, June 2010. (Revised August 2011.)