Dr. Olivier Maisondieu Laforge
- Finance, Banking and Real Estate, Associate Professor
I was born in France, immigrated to the US in 1976, and grew up in Las Vegas. I studied in Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Ohio where I earned a Ph.D. in Finance. I have worked at UNO since 2004. While at UNO, I have participated in projects in multiple countries as an instructor and project coordinator.
Introduction to finance FNBK 3250
International finance FNBK 3700, BSAD 8540
Multinational Economics and Finance BSAD 8580 for the EMBA program
Fixed income investments BSAD 8550
Strategic finance BSAD 8630, 8720
My strategic focus lies in increasing global awareness, strategic thinking and personal integrity.
International financeAsset PricingSustainabilityCorruptionManagerial CompensationCryptocurrency
Aside from regular teaching and research responsibilities, I have supervised many independent study classes, a Phd. candidate.I have also taught in Finland and supervised a student project in the UK and Scotland for the EMBA program.I have served on several college committees including: faculty senate, GPC, UPC, FDC, TERC, Tenure and Promotion, and External Relations.I am a member of and the Financial Management Association, and FMA internationalI have been an active member of the Academy of Economics and Finance for 16 years. I have presented over a dozen papers there and served at all levels of leadership: - Director, Second VP, first vp, Program chair, PresidentI am also an advisor to a startup company Lujota.
Awards and Honors
Best Paper Award, Scholarship/Research - 2009
Executive MBA Distinguished Professor of the year, Teaching - 2011
Executive MBA Distinguished Professor, Teaching - 2009
MBA Professor of the Year, Teaching - 2013
Ph D, University of Cincinnati, Concinnati, Oh, Finance, 2004