- Elena Loutskina
- Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
- Professor of Business Administration, Peter M. Grant II Bicentennial Foundation Chair in Business Administration
Elena Loutskina is a professor of business administration and the Peter M. Grant II Bicentennial Foundation Chair in Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (UVA). Her research is centered on financial intermediation. She originally started her work by exploring the impact of securitization on management of financial and nonfinancial companies. Over time, her research interest expanded to exploring more dimensions of commercial banks strategic management. Her papers have addressed topics in consumer finance, mortgage markets, small business lending and regulation of financial intermediaries. In 2019, Loutskina received the UVA Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics. She is currently the co-editor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation. She has served as a visiting scholar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and as fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Loutskina received her Ph.D. in finance from Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science in mathematical economics and her Master of Science in applied math in economics from Belarus State University, Minsk, Belarus.