Najah Attig


Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance Issues (In Canada and around the world); Conglomerates and Family Grouping; Firm Performance and Risk Management; Insider Trading Activities; Regulation and Stock Market Liquidity

Education

Ph.D. Finance, Ph.D. Finance, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Laval University, 2003
M.B.A., M.B.A - Finance, Laval University, 1998
B.A., Finance, HEC Carthage, 1996

Academic Work Experience

2009 - 2013, Director, Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Professorship in Petroleum Financial Management, Saint Mary's University
2008 - Present, Associate Professor of Finance - Canada Research Chair in Finance (Tier II), Saint Mary's University
2003 - 2008, Assistant Professor of Finance, Saint Mary's University

Honours

Canada Research Chair in Finance (Tier II) - 2016
Best Paper Award Summer Accounting & Finance Conference - 2016

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Attig Najah, Boubakri Narjess, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane. "The Global Financial Crisis, Family Control and Dividend Policy", Financial Management 45 (Summer - 2016), 291-313
Attig Najah, Boubakri Narjess, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane. "Firm Internationalization and Corporate Social Responsibility", Journal of Business Ethics 134:2 (Spring - 2016), 171-197
Attig Najah, Cleary Sean. "Managerial Practices and Corporate Social Responsibility", Journal of Business Ethics 130 (Summer - 2015), 423-435
Attig Najah, Cleary Sean. "Organizational Capital and Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity: The Effect of Management Quality Practices", Financial Management 43 (Summer - 2014), 473-504
Attig Najah, Cleary Sean, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane. "Corporate Legitimacy and Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity", Journal of Business Ethics 121:2 (Spring - 2014), 297-314
Attig Najah, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane, Suh Jungwon. "Corporate Social Responsibility and Credit Ratings", Journal of Business Ethics 117:4 (Fall - 2013), 679-694
Attig Najah, Cleary Sean, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane. "Institutional Investment Horizons and the Cost of Equity Capital", Financial Management 42 (Spring - 2013), 441-477
Attig Najah, El Ghoul Sadok, Guedhami Omrane, Rizeanu Sorin. "The Governance Role of Multiple Large Shareholders: Evidence from the Valuation of Cash Holdings", Journal of Management and Governance 17:2 (Spring - 2013), 419-451

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Chair, Business Adjudication Committee (14B), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2016/03 - 2017/01