Erik Gilje

Erik Gilje
  • Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    2456 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Teaching

Past Courses

  • FNCE256 - ENERGY FINANCE

    The objective of this course is to provide students with detailed knowledge of corporate structures, valuation methods, project finance, risk management practices, corporate governance issues, and geo-political risks in the energy industry. In general, this course seeks to provide students with an overall context for understanding energy issues and risks, and how these might affect financing and investment decisions for both providers of energy and end-users of energy. FNCE 203 or FNCE 207 are recommended but not required.

  • FNCE399 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Integrates the work of the various courses and familiarizes the student with the tools and techniques of research.

  • FNCE756 - ENERGY FINANCE

    The objective of this course is to provide students with detailed knowledge of corporate structures, valuation methods, project finance, risk management practices, corporate governance issues, and geo-political risks in the energy industry. In general, this course seeks to provide students with an overall context for understanding energy issues and risks, and how these might affect financing and investment decisions for both providers of energy and end-users of energy. In addition to prerequisites, FNCE 726 and FNCE 728 are recommended but not required.

  • FNCE899 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Independent Study Projects require extensive independent work and a considerable amount of writing. ISP in Finance are intended to give students the opportunity to study a particular topic in Finance in greater depth than is covered in the curriculum. The application for ISP's should outline a plan of study that requires at least as much work as a typical course in the Finance Department that meets twice a week. Applications for FNCE 899 ISP's will not be accepted after the THIRD WEEK OF THE SEMESTER. ISP's must be supervised by a Standing Faculty member of the Finance Department.

  • FNCE921 - INTRO EMPIR METHODS FIN

    This course is an introduction to empirical methods commonly employed in finance. It provides the background for FNCE 934, Empirical Research in Finance. The course is organized around empirical papers with an emphasis on econometric methods. A heavy reliance will be placed on analysis of financial data.

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Latest Research

J. Anthony Cookson, Erik Gilje, Rawley Heimer (Working), Shale Shocked: The Long Run Effect of Wealth on Household Debt.
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Why a Hard Line on Trade with Mexico Could Hurt the U.S. Energy Sector

If the Trump administration restricts trade with Mexico, experts predict the country could retaliate by preventing U.S. firms from investing in its growing energy sector.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2017/03/17
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