Christopher J. Malloy
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Marvin Bower Fellow
Christopher Malloy is an Associate Professor in the Finance Unit and Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining HBS in 2007, Professor Malloy was an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department at London Business School, where he was on faculty from 2003-2007.
Professor Malloy currently teaches the first semester core finance course at HBS, and has previously taught courses in equity investment management and behavioural finance. His research focuses on asset pricing, investments and portfolio choice, labour economics, behavioural finance, and empirical corporate finance. His research has appeared in the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Finance, and been described in The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and various other media outlets.
Professor Malloy received a PhD in Finance and an MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a BA in Economics from Yale University. Before beginning his doctoral studies, he worked at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC in the Monetary and Financial Studies Section.
Christopher J. Malloy: Won a 2010 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Honor for the Best Paper in the Journal of Finance for his paper with Lauren Cohen and Andrea Frazzini, “Sell-Side School Ties” (August 2010).
Christopher J. Malloy: Won the 2007 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize for the Best Paper in the Journal of Finance for his paper with Lauren Cohen and Karl B. Diether, "Supply and Demand Shifts in the Shorting Market" (October 2007).
Christopher J. Malloy: Winner of Institute for Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE) Grant in 2009 for "Decoding Inside Information" (NBER Working Paper Series, No. 16454, October 2010) with Lauren Cohen and Lukasz Pomorski.
Christopher J. Malloy: Won the 2010 First Prize Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Paper Competition with Lauren H. Cohen for their paper with Lukasz Pomorski, "Decoding Inside Information" (NBER Working Paper Series, No. 16454, October 2010).