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Professor Tim Jenkinson

Professor of Finance, Said Business School

Professorial Fellow


Welcome. Most of my work at Oxford involves teaching on the MBA and Masters in Financial Economics programmes at the Said Business School, and undertaking research in financial economics. I also supervise a number of PhD students in my areas of expertise, so do please contact me if you are thinking of doing post-graduate research in financial economics.

Research Interests

Corporate finance, especially initial public offerings, private equity, securitisations, the cost of capital, and capital structure. In addition to the selected recent publications below, full details of my research and teaching are available on my faculty website.

Recent Publications

  • Reiner, B., Jenkinson, T., and Stoff, I., 'How Persistent is Private Equity Performance? Evidence from Deal-Level Data' in Journal of Financial Economics, 123 (2017), 273-91
  • Jenkinson, T., Jones, H., and Martinez, J.V., 'Picking Winners? Investment Consultants' Recommendations of Fund Managers' in Journal of Finance, 71(5) (2017), 2333-370
  • Ulf Axelson, Tim Jenkinson, Per Stromberg and Michael S. Weisbach, 'Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The determinants of leverage and pricing in buyouts' in Journal of Finance, 68(6) (2013), 2223-2267
  • Mark Abrahamson, Tim Jenkinson and Howard Jones, 'Why Don't US Issuers Demand European Fees for IPOs?' in The Journal of Finance, 66(6) (2011), 2055-2082
  • Tim Jenkinson and Howard Jones, 'IPO Pricing and Allocation: a Survey of the Views of Institutional Investors' in Review of Financial Studies, 22(4) (2009), 1477-1504
  • 'The Development and Performance of European Private Equity' in Handbook of European Financial Markets and Institutions, ed. Freixas, Hartmann and Mayer (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Tim Jenkinson and Howard Jones, 'The Economics of IPO Stabilization, Syndicates and Naked Shorts' in European Financial Management, 13 (2007), 616-642
  • Tim Jenkinson, Alan Morrison and William Wilhelm, 'Why are European IPOs so Rarely Prices Outside the Indicative Price Range?' in Journal of Financial Economics, 80 (2006), 185-209
  • Tim Jenkinson and Howard Jones, 'Bids and Allocations in European IPO Bookbuilding' in Journal of Finance, 59 (2004), 2309-2338
  • Alexander Ljungqvist, Tim Jenkinson and William Wilhelm, 'Global Integration in Primary Equity Markets: the Role of US Banks and US Investors' in Review of Financial Studies, 16 (2003), 63-99
  • Leonie Bell and Tim Jenkinson, 'New Evidence of the Impact of Dividend Taxation and on the Identity of the Marginal Investor' in Journal of Finance, 57 (2002), 1321-1345
  • Tim Jenkinson and Alexander Ljungqvist, Going Public (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Academic Biography

  • Director, Oxford Finance Research Centre (2008 - present)
  • Professor of Finance, Said Business School (2006 - present)
  • University Reader in Business Economics, Said Business School (2000 - 2005)
  • Professorial Fellow, Keble College (2000 - present)
  • Official Fellow, Keble College & University Lecturer in Economics (1987 - 2000)

College Contact Details

Professor Tim Jenkinson
Keble College
Telephone: 01865 288916
Fax: 01865 288805

Faculty/Dept. Information

Said Business School
Park End Street
Oxford OX1 1HP