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Nadya Malenko is a Professor of Finance at Boston College. She is also a faculty research associate at the NBER, a research member of ECGI, and a research fellow of CEPR. Her research examines shareholder voting, the design of corporate boards, shareholder activism, private equity, and the allocation of authority in organizations. Her work has been published in top academic journals and has received several awards, including the Journal of Finance Distinguished Paper Brattle Prize and best paper awards from leading academic conferences. She is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and serves on the board of directors of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, European Finance Association, and Financial Management Association. She received her Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford University.

Current Projects

Corporate governance in the presence of active and passive delegated investment
Board dynamics over the startup lifecycle
Trading and shareholder democracy
Advising the management: A theory of shareholder engagement
Creating controversy in proxy voting advice
The voting premium
Voting choice

Research Interests

Corporate governance; shareholder voting; boards of directors; shareholder activism; private equity; organizational economics

Working Papers




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