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Nadya Malenko

assistant professor - finance department

Nadya Malenko

Fulton Hall 332


Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., New Economic School
M.S., Moscow State University


Professor Malenko’s research interests are in the areas of corporate finance and corporate governance. Her research studies the effectiveness of shareholder voting rules, the role of proxy advisory firms, the design of decision-making procedures in corporate boards, and the role of reputation in the private equity industry and the market for directors. Her research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. Professor Malenko’s teaching interests focus on corporate finance and valuation. She has taught courses in corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


  •  “Nonbinding voting for shareholder proposals” with Doron Levit, Journal of Finance, October 2011.
  • “Communication and decision-making in corporate boards,” Review of Financial Studies, May 2014.
  • “A theory of LBO activity based on repeated debt-equity conflicts” with Andrey Malenko, Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.
  • “The labor market for directors and externalities in corporate governance” with Doron Levit, Journal of Finance, forthcoming.