Malek Lashgari

Professor of Finance; Department Chair

Economics, Finance, and Insurance

Barney School of Business
860.768.4655 Auerbach Hall 412E
Education

PhD in Finance, New York University

MPhil, New York University

MBA, University of New Haven

BS in Economics, University of Tehran


Malek Lashgari is a professor of finance and chair of the Economics, Finance, and Insurance Department. He has four decades of teaching experience in the areas of investments and corporate finance. He received the Barney Excellence in Research Award in 2001, and became a member of the Beta, Gamma, Sigma that same year.

Lashgari's research interests include:

  • Performance of business enterprises and professionally managed investment portfolios
  • Socially responsive investments
  • Evolving global capital markets and corporate governance
  • Retirement planning

Selected Scholarship

An Investment Portfolio Design for an Educational Endowment Fund; The Role of Human Capital. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Volume 11, No. 1, pp. 43-58, 2010.

Portfolio Pension Planning and Assessment Process, Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2005, pp. 25-40.

Information Content of U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Bonds, International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, August 2000, pp. 520-530.

An Information-Based Test of Dependence in Share Prices: Evidence from the Frankfurt and New York Stock Exchanges, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1992, pp. 89-112.