Julie Ann Elston

Dr. Julie ElstonAssociate Professor of Business

Ph.D., University of Washington (1992)
Office Phone:
(541) 322-3100
Office Number:
Cascades Hall 237

Julie Ann Elston is a professor of International Business at Oregon State University (OSU) Cascades. She has published numerous scholarly articles, papers and a book in the fields of financial economics, international business, and entrepreneurship.  In 2008 she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to study the impact of science on policy formation in the European Union.  She is currently teaching international business, finance, and international finance for OSU in Bend.

As a regular contributor to the field entrepreneurship, Dr. Elston serves as an Associate Editor of  the Small Business Economics Journal. She continues to consultant to a number of international governmental agencies, organizations and firms including: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Deutsche Bundesbank (German Central Bank), and the US National Academies of Sciences.

Dr. Elston graduated from the University of Washington's Department of Economics, and has since held academic positions at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin in Germany, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of Central Florida.  She was selected as a Policy Fellow in the Robert Bosch Foundation Scholars Program in Comparative Public Policy; and since 2003 has served concurrently as a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Economics in Jena.


Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Dr. Elston has published a numerous articles in academic journals and books in the fields of financial economics and industrial organization. Her research focuses on firm investment and financing behavior in the context of country-specific institutional relationships.


Class syllabi and Power-Point lecture notes.

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