James Malm, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Finance

Address: Beatty 330
Office Hours: Via Zoom, TR 9:00-10:30am, 1:35-2:35pm and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.5192
E-mail: malmj@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download



Education

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph.D., Finance, May 2014
M.S., Operations Management, December 2009


Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Postgraduate Diploma, Mathematical Sciences, June 2005


Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi{Ghana
B.S., Electrical Engineering (1st Class Honors), July 2003


Research Interests

Empirical Corporate Finance

Capital Structure

Investments

International Finance

Real Estate

Operations Management

Applied Econometrics


Courses Taught

Financial Management Information Systems

Intermediate Financial Management

Business Finance

Computerized Management Information Systems Lab

Introduction to Operations Management


Honors and Awards

Outstanding MBA Professor, School of Business, College of Charleston, Class of 2020

Outstanding MBA Professor, School of Business, College of Charleston, Class of 2019

Outstanding MBA Professor, School of Business, College of Charleston, Class of 2017

Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, School of Business, College of Charleston, Class of 2017

ExCEL Award, Outstanding Faculty of the Year, School of Business, College of Charleston, Class of 201 7

Horizon Award, College of Charleston Teaching, Learning, and Technology, 2015

Summer Research Grant, School of Business, College of Charleston, Summer 2015 & Summer 2016

Global Scholar, College of Charleston, 2015

Manderson Graduate School Dean's Scholarship, University of Alabama, 2013

Summer Excellence in Research Grant, University of Alabama, 2013

Graduate Students Association Research Travel Grant, 2013

Comer Foundation Scholarship, 2012-2013


Publications

Working Capital Mis (management) - Impact of Executive Age (with Adhikari, H., Krolikowski, M.
and Sah, N.), forthcoming, Accounting and Finance.

Litigation Risk and Payout Policy (with Kanuri, S.), Managerial Finance, 2020, Vol. 46, Issue 11, pp. 1391-1406.

Do Women Managers Keep Firms Out Of Trouble? Evidence From Corporate Litigation and Policies (with Adhikari, B. and Agrawal, A.), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2019, Vol. 67, pp. 202-225.

Litigation Risk and Working Capital (with Sah, N.), Managerial Finance, 2019, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 88-102.

Litigation Risk, Financial Distress, and the Use of Subsidiaries (with Ligon, J. A.), The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. 2018, Volume 67, pp. 255-272.

Performance of Female CEOs (with Kanuri, S.), Journal of Investing. 2018, Volume 27, pp. 135-142.

Evaluating the Performance and Diversification Benefits of Emerging Market Exchange Traded Funds (with Kanuri, S., and Malhotra, D.), Journal of Wealth Management. 2018, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp. 85-90.

Inter-Firm Linkages and M&A Returns (with Adhikari, H., Krolikowski, M. and Sah, N.), The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. 2017, Volume 63, pp. 135-146.

Litigation Risk and Cash Holdings (with Kanuri, S.), Journal of Economics and Finance. 2017, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp. 679-700.

Litigation Risk and Financial Leverage (with Krolikowski, M.), Journal of Economics and Finance. 2017, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp. 180-194.

Litigation Risk and Investment Policy (with Adhikari, H., Krolikowski, M. and Sah, N.), Journal of Economics and Finance. 2017, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp. 829-840.

The New Faculty Qualification Criteria: The Impact on a Teaching Focused Public and Private School of Business (with Evans, J. and Jones, T.), Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice. 2016, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp. 43-50.

Financial Hedging and Sustainability Modeling Considering Uncertainties: A Case Study of Ethanol Supply Chain (with Awudu, I., Zhang, J., Osmani, A., Bachkar, K., and Yakubu, M.), Journal of Management and Sustainability. 2015, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 1-23.

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