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Campus Saint-Jean
University of Alberta
8406, Rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury (91 Street)
Edmonton AB T6C 4G9 
Canada
Tel: 780-465-8725
Fax: 780-465-8760
E-mail: elghoul@ualberta.ca

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Bio (Français)

Sadok El Ghoul est professeur titulaire en administration des affaires au Campus Saint-Jean de l’Université de l’Alberta où il enseigne la finance, le commerce international et l’économétrie. Il a obtenu son B.B.A. de l’Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Tunis, son M.B.A. et son Ph.D. de l’Université  Laval. Avant de rejoindre l’Université de l’Alberta, il a enseigné la gestion financière internationale à l’Université Laval. Ses intérêts de recherche incluent la finance d’entreprise, la régie d’entreprise, la responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise, la finance internationale, les institutions financières et le rôle de la culture dans les marchés financiers. Ses travaux ont été publiés dans des revues de finance, de management, de commerce international, d’éthique des affaires et de comptabilité telles que Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business EthicsAccounting, Organizations and Society et Contemporary Accounting Research. Il a reçu le professorat McCalla à l’Université de l’Alberta au cours de l’année universitaire 2013-2014. Il a remporté plusieurs prix académiques tels que le prix Moskowitz pour le meilleur article sur l’investissement socialement responsable décerné en 2011, le prix du meilleur article sur les institutions financières à la conférence de la Southwestern Finance Association octroyé en 2012, le prix du meilleur article de Korea Development Bank à la Conférence on Asia–Pacific Financial Markets obtenu en 2013 et le prix du meilleur article au World Business Ethics Forum obtenu en 2016.

 

Bio (English)

Sadok El Ghoul is a Professor of Business Administration at Campus Saint-Jean of the University of Alberta, where he teaches finance, international business and econometrics. He received his B.B.A. from Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Tunis and his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Laval University. Before joining the University of Alberta, he taught international financial management at Laval University. His research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, international finance, financial institutions, and the role of culture in financial markets. His work has been published in finance, management, international business, business ethics and accounting journals such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisReview of FinanceManagement ScienceJournal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business EthicsAccounting, Organizations and Society and Contemporary Accounting Research. Prof. El Ghoul received the McCalla Professorship at the University of Alberta in 2013-2014. He has won several awards including the Moskowitz Prize for the Best Paper in Socially Responsible Investing in 2011, the best paper award in financial institutions at the Southwestern Finance Association conference in 2012, the Korea Development Bank outstanding paper award at the Conference on Asia–Pacific Financial Markets in 2013 and the best paper award at the World Business Ethics Forum in 2016.

Recent work | Travaux récents

Bae, K-H, El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C., and Zheng, Y. “Does Corporate Social Responsibility Reduce the Costs of High Leverage? Evidence from Capital Structure and Product Markets Interactions” 

Boubakri, N., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., and Megginson, W. “The Market Value of Government Ownership” 

El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C., and Zheng, Y. “The Dark-Side Effects of Creditor Rights: Evidence from Capital Structure and Product Market Interactions

Attig, N., and El Ghoul, S. Organization Capital and the Cost of Equity Financing in Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms. Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming.

Chen, R., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., and Nash, R. State Ownership and Corporate Cash Holdings. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Nash, R., and Patel, A. New Evidence on the Role of the Media in Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming.

El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C., and Zheng, X. Zero-Leverage Puzzle: An International Comparison. Review of Finance, forthcoming.

El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kim, H., and Park, K. Corporate Environmental Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: International Evidence. Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming.

Berger, A., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., and Roman, R. Internationalizationand and Bank Risk. Management Science, forthcoming.