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Amilcar A Menichini

Phone: (831) 656-2694
  • PhD - University of Arizona 2011
    Major: Finance
  • MS - University of Arizona 2008
    Major: Finance
NPS Experience
  • 2018 - current: Associate Professor
Other Experience
  • 2000 - 2006 Lecturer in Finance, Universidad del Centro Educativo Latinoamericano, Argentina
  • 2000 - 2006 Research Economist, Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario (Futures and Options Exchange), Argentina
Research Interests
Corporate Finance
Capital Budgeting
Capital Structure
Structural Estimation and Calibration
Teaching Interests
Managerial Accounting
Managerial Finance
Risk Management and Derivatives


  • 2020 - Special Act Award: “Sudden Teaching Overload”, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2019 - Special Act Award: “Recruiting”, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2017 - Special Act Award: “Cross-Functional Case Study”, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2010 - Research Computing Services (High Performance Computing), University of Arizona
  • 2009 - Dean's Teaching Award, University of Arizona
  • 2008 - Dean's Teaching Award, University of Arizona
  • 2006 - Fellowship, University of Arizona

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2011 American Finance Association
  • 2011 Financial Management Association

Scholarly Work

  • Journal Articles
  • Menichini, A. A, (2020). How Do Firm Characteristics Affect the Corporate Income Tax Revenue? International Review of Economics and Finance.
  • Menichini, A. A., & Lazzati, N, (2018). A Dynamic Model of Firm Valuation. The Financial Review.
  • Menichini, A. A, (2017). On the Value and Determinants of the Interest Tax Shields. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 3(48), 725-748.
  • Menichini, A. A., Cunha, J., & Moynihan, G, (2017). The Retention Impacts of the Forthcoming U.S. Military Retirement Reform. Journal of Defense Management, 1(7), 1-4.
  • Menichini, A. A., & Lazzati, N, (2016). Hot Spot Policing: A Study of Place-Based Strategies for Crime Prevention. Southern Economic Journal, 3(82), 893–913.
  • Menichini, A. A., & Lazzati, N, (2015). A Dynamic Approach to the Dividend Discount Model. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 3(18), 1–36.
  • Menichini, A. A., & Lazzati, N, (2015). A Dynamic Model of the Firm: Structural Explanations of Key Empirical Findings. The Financial Review, 3(50), 341–361.
  • Cunha, J., Menichini, A. A., & Crockett, A, (2015). The retention effects of high years of service cliff-vesting pension plans. Economics Letters, (126), 6–9.
  • Menichini, A. A, (2014). On the Determinants of Firm Leverage: Evidence from a Structural Estimation. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 2(11), 179–197.