Dr Oghenovo A. Obrimah holds a Ph.D. in Business & Management, with concentration in Finance and sub-specialization in Economics from the RH Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland, College Park USA, a consistent top 50 Business School in Businessweek rankings. He graduated with First Class Honors in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1995, was awarded a Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Economics at Yale University from 1999 to 2000, and has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC and First City Merchant Bank PLC. In 2010, in wake of the mortgage crisis, Dr Obrimah helped Fannie Mae assess robustness of measures of the risk of Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS).
Dr Obrimah's research has been published in reputable journals such as the Journal of Economics and Business, the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, the African Development Review, and Annals of Financial Economics. His Dissertation titled, "Law, Finance, and Venture Capitalists' Asset Allocation Decisions" was one of a select few selected for participation in the Doctoral Consortium of the Financial Management Association (FMA) in New Orleans USA in 2004. Dr Obrimah's research interests span Venture Capital, IPOs, Public or Private Equity Markets, Financial Intermediation, Market Structure or Equilibrium, Fundamental Asset Pricing, and Monetary Policy.
Dr Obrimah's research have been included in conference proceedings of reputable academic conferences in the USA, Europe, and Africa. Dr Obrimah has served as a reviewer for reputable journals such as Financial Management and Journal of International Business Studies.
In so far as teaching interests are concerned, Dr Obrimah's teaching interests include venture capital, finance theory, fundamental asset pricing (CAPM, ICAPM), corporate finance, investments, international finance, energy finance, risk management, and research methods.