Dr Malika Hamadi

Dr Malika Hamadi

The Department of Finance
Associate Professor in Finance
Postgraduate Programme Director

Contact details

Address
Room 1138, University House
Department of Finance
Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TY
UK

Dr. Malika Hamadi is an Associate Professor in Finance. Malika holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. She previously held posts at Surrey Business School, Leicester School of Business, the Department of Business and Economics - University of Sassari, Italy, and the Luxembourg School of Finance - University of Luxembourg. Her research interests are in corporate finance, financial intermediation, microfinance, ESG. Her work has been published in top leading journals such as the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance among other journals.

She is the Department of finance Postgraduate Programme Director and a founding member of the Sustainable Financial innovation Centre (SFiC).

Qualifications

Ph.D in Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Biography

Malika Hamadi holds a Ph.D in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL).

Her research interests relate to corporate finance, financial intermediation, ESG, and financial as well as social aspects of microfinance. Her research has been published in top leading journals such as the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance among other journals.

She won competitive grants from the National Research Fund - Luxembourg, one as a Principal Investigator (82,000 euros), and a second as a co-investigator (252,000 euros).

She held several academic lead roles in addition to teaching in different programmes including the Executive MBA.

Teaching

  • Corporate Finance - Executive MBA
  • Teaching the finance component of Accounting and Finance - Executive MBA UK and Singapore programmes
  • Advance Finance – 2nd year Undergraduate – Singapore Campus

Postgraduate supervision

  • Corporate finance
  • Financial intermediation
  • Microfinance
  • ESG/Sustainable Finance

Research

Research interests:

  • Corporate finance
  • Financial intermediation
  • Microfinance
  • ESG

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Adra, S, Hamadi, M & Yuan, J 2023, 'Top-tier advisors and the market feedback dynamics in cross-border M&As', International Review of Financial Analysis.

Heinen, A, Kim, ML & Hamadi, M 2022, 'Geographic dependence and diversification in house price returns: the role of leverage', Journal of Financial Econometrics. https://doi.org/10.1093/jjfinec/nbac037

Baquero, G, Hamadi, M & Heinen, A 2018, 'Competition, loan rates, and information dispersion in nonprofit and for-profit microcredit markets', Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 893-937. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmcb.12472

Anderson, R & Hamadi, M 2016, 'Cash holding and control-oriented finance', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 41, pp. 410-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.10.009

Hamadi, M, Heinen, A, Linder, S & Porumb, V-A 2016, 'Does Basel II affect the market valuation of discretionary loan loss provisions?', Journal of Banking & Finance, vol. 70, pp. 177-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2016.06.002

Hamadi, M & Heinen, A 2015, 'Firm performance when ownership is very concentrated: Evidence from a semiparametric panel', Journal of Empirical Finance, vol. 34, pp. 172-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2015.07.004

Pistelli , M, Pierantozzi, A & Hamadi, M 2014, 'Beyond good intentions: Measuring impact investment and social performance in microfinance', The Micro Banking Bulletin .

Hamadi, M 2010, 'Ownership Concentration, Family Control and Performance of Firms', European Management Review.

Hamadi, M, Rengifo, E & Salzman, D 2005, 'Illusionary Finance and Trading Behavior', ICFAI Journal of Behavioral Finance.

Hamadi, M & Gautier, A 2005, 'Internal Capital Market Efficiency of Belgian Holding Companies', Finance (the Finance review of the French Finance Association).

Hamadi, M 1998, 'Les fondements théoriques de la privatisation', Les Cahiers du CREAD.

Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Kogut, B, Belinky , M, Colomer , J & Hamadi, M 2012, Generating Rules and the Social Science of Governance. in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance. MIT Press.

Kogut, B, Belinky , M, Colomer, J & Hamadi, M 2012, Is there a Global Small World of Owners and Directors. in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance. MIT Press.

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