Dr Olga Dodd

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Senior Lecturer in Finance

Phone: :+64 9 921 9999 - ext: 5423

Email: olga.dodd@aut.ac.nz


  • PhD in Finance, Durham University, UK
  • MSc in International and Corporate Finance (with Distinction), Durham University, UK
  • Diploma in Economics (First Class Honours), the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine


Prior to joining AUT in 2010, Olga was a Doctoral Fellow at Durham Business School, Durham University, the United Kingdom, where she worked on her PhD thesis on international equity listings and multi-market trading. Olga's professional experience includes eight years in the Ukrainian financial sector in corporate finance and investment banking.

Dr. Dodd has publications in leading international peer reviewed journals and has presented her work at many international academic finance conferences. In 2016, Dr. Dodd was a winner of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Excellence in Research, Emerging Researcher Award and a Finalist for the 2016 AUT VC’s Awards for Research Excellence, Emerging Researcher.

Dr. Dodd has a substantial teaching experience, particularly, in the area of international finance, both on undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and experience in Masters and PhD supervision. In 2016, Dr. Dodd was a winner of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Olga Dodd is an Associate Editor of the International Review of Financial Analysis (IRFA) journal.

Teaching Areas:

  • International Corporate Finance
  • International Finance

Research Areas:

  • Culture and Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Financial Markets
  • Emerging Markets Finance


Dodd, O. and Frijns, B. (2018). NYSE closure and global equity trading: The case of cross-listed stocks. International Review of Financial Analysis, 60, 138-150.

Frijns, B., Dodd, O., & Cimerova, H. (2016). The downside of cultural diversity on corporate boards. The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog post.

Frijns, B., Dodd, O., & Cimerova, H. (2016). The impact of cultural diversity in corporate boards on firm performance. Journal of Corporate Finance, 41, 521-541.

Dodd, O., & Gilbert, A. (2016). The Impact of Cross-listing on the Home Market’s Information Environment and Stock Price Efficiency. The Financial Review, 51, 299-328.

Dodd, O., Frijns, B. & Gilbert, A. (2015). On the Role of Cultural Distance in the Decision to Cross-List. European Financial Management, 21 (4), 706-741.

Dodd, O., & Frijns, B. (2015). Cross-Listing Decisions and the Foreign Bias of Investors. Finance Research Letters, 15, 160-166.

Dodd, O., Louca, C., & Paudyal, K. (2015). The Determinants of Foreign Trading Volume of Stocks Listed in Multiple Markets. Journal of Economics and Business, 79, 38-61.

Dodd, O. (2013). Why Do Firms Cross-List Their Shares on Foreign Exchanges? A Review of Cross-Listing Theories and Empirical Evidence. Review of Behavioral Finance, 5 (1), 77-99.

Dodd, O. (2013). The Valuation Effects of International Cross-Listings. The Business Review, Cambridge, 21(1): 59-66.

Dodd, O. and Louca, C. (2012). International Cross-Listing and Shareholders’ Wealth. Multinational Finance Journal, 16 (1/2), 49-86.

Dodd, O., & Gakhovich, A. (2011). The Holiday Effect in Central and Eastern European Financial Markets. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 8 (4), 29-35.