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Malcolm Wardlaw

Malcolm Wardlaw

Assistant Professor - Management

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Finance
The University of Texas at Austin - 2011
B.A. - Economics
Rice University - 2000

Research Areas

Research Interests

Corporate Finance, banking and institutional capital, energy and risk management


University of Texas at Austin [2007–2010]

Additional Information

Teaching Experience
  • Business Finance (undergraduate), University of Texas at Austin 2007
  • Financial Modeling inExcel 2008/2009
  • Energy Risk Management (undergraduate), University of Texas at Austin 2010
Academic Honors and Activities
  • Clyde W. and Bonnie Patton Smith Endowed Presidential Fellowship 2007-2010
  • Paper Discussant at the Financial Management Association annual meeting 2007
  • FMA Doctoral Consortium presenter 2009
  • Research Assistant toAydogan Alti 2006-2010 Research Assistant to Ehud Ronn 2006-2010
  • Teaching assistan tfor MBA Advanced Corporate Finance,
  • MBA Risk Management, and Ph.D. Theoretical Corporate Finance 2006-2010
Professional Experience
McKinsey & Company, Houston, TX Business Analyst 2000-2002 Worked as a junior consultant on several projectsincluding: Creation and analysis of new financial hedging products  in the energy industry, valuation and customer costing for a large logistics company, project valuation and risk assessmentforlarge scale LNG projects.   R7 Solutions Software, Houston, TX Directorof Sales and Marketing 2003-2005 Headed the sales and marketing efforts of a small geographical information systemssoftware company. Developed  strategic relationships and brand management, aswell assalesfor newproducts and consulting services

News Articles

Study Delves into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures
Study Delves into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures A new study  from The University of Texas at Dallas found  that commercial bank regulators consider much more than monetary cost when determining whether to close a troubled bank. 
According to the study, published in a recent issue of the Review of Financial Studies, regulators show a desire to defer costs into the future and appear to resist closing very large and very small banks. The study also found political influence affected their decisions. 
Study Examines How Financing Constraints Affect Workplace Safety
More than 3.5 million workplace injuries and illnesses occur each year in the United States, costing an estimated $250 billion annually. 
A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examined how financing constraints impact workplace safety and the implications for firm value and employee welfare. Dr. Malcolm Wardlaw, assistant professor of finance and managerial economics in the Naveen Jindal School of Management, recently published his findings in the Journal of Finance .