Emre Unlu

Executive Director of Center for Executive and Professional Development
Associate Professor of Finance
Paul C. Burmeister Professor of Investments
Executive Education
HLH 201 H
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
(402) 472-2353
emre@unl.edu
Emre Unlu Photo
Education
Ph.D. in Finance (University of Missouri) August 2007
M.S in Applied Mathematics (University of Missouri) May 2005
M.A in Economics (University of Missouri) May 2005
M.B.A (University of Missouri) May 2002
B.S in Civil Engineering (M.E.T.U) May 1999

Professional Designation: CFA Charterholder (2011)
Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate finance
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  • Strategic
  • Relator
  • Responsibility
  • Achiever
  • Activator

Dr. Emre Unlu earned his Ph.D. as well as his M.S., M.A. and MBA from the University of Missouri. He joined CBA in 2007 and his area of expertise is corporate finance. He has been a CFA® charterholder since 2011. His teaching interests include theoretical and applied corporate finance. His research interests focus on payout policy, executive compensation, international finance, analysts and debt contracting.

Unlu’s most recent publications include “Does Other Comprehensive Income Volatility Influence Credit Risk and Cost of Debt?” Contemporary Accounting Research; "Does Corporate Lobbying Activity Provide Useful Information to Credit Markets?" Journal of Corporate Finance; “The Pattern in Securitization and Executive Compensation: Evidence and Regulatory Implications,” Stanford Journal of Law Business & Finance; “The Impact of Insider Trading Laws on Dividend Payout Policy,” Journal of Corporate Finance; and “An Analysis of the Relation between Share Repurchases and Accruals as Earnings Management Mechanisms,” Journal of Corporate Finance.

Pinnacle Bank Faculty Award, 2017
UNL College of Business Distance MBA Teaching Award, 2017
UNL College of Business Distance MBA Teaching Award, 2014
UNL College of Business Distance MBA Teaching Award, 2013
UNL College of Business Distance MBA Teaching Award, 2012
Financial Review, Best Paper Award 2011
UNL College of Business Best Paper Award, 2011
UNL College of Business Distance MBA Teaching Award, 2011
Graham and Dodd Award for Outstanding Paper in Financial Analysts Journal, 2010
Pinnacle Bank Faculty Award, 2009
Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, 2009
Faculty Research Award, 2008-2009
Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, 2008
Pinnacle Bank Faculty Award, 2008
Layman Grant Recipient, 2007