Alvaro G. Taboada PhD

 Alvaro G. Taboada PhD

Title:

  • Cadence Bank Associate Professor of Finance

Contacts:

agt142@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-6716

Overview

Summary:

Alvaro G. Taboada is the Cadence Bank Associate Professor of Finance. He joined Mississippi State University in 2016 and was previously a faculty member at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Taboada worked for six years as an international bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and is a CFA charter holder. His research focuses on banking, banking regulation, and international corporate governance. Dr. Taboada’s research has been published in leading academic journals including The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Finance, The Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance. His research has been presented at major academic conferences, including the American Finance Association, the European Finance Association, the Financial Intermediation Research Society, the Northern Finance Association, and the Financial Management Association. His work has been featured in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, the London School of Economics Business Review, Forbes, CFA Institute Journal Review, All About Alpha, and Strategy Business. He teaches courses in financial markets and institutions and in international finance at the undergraduate level, and a PhD seminar in financial institutions. He is co-editor of Emerging Markets Review and serves as subject editor for the Journal of Multinational Financial Management. He is a past president of the Southern Finance Association.

Education:

  • Ph.D., Finance, Ohio State University, 2008
  • MBA, Finance, University of Notre Dame, 1997
  • BBA, Finance/International Business, Florida International University, 1995

Research interests:

Banking and bank regulation; international corporate governance.

Publications

Journal Article

Presentations

Paper

  • "Unexpected Gains: How Fewer Community Banks Boost Local Investment and Economic Development ." FDIC Center for Financial Research Seminar, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Washington, DC. 2024
  • "Bank supervision, governance, and bank risk: Global evidence.." Academy of International Business Studies Meeting, Academy of International Business Studies , Seoul, South Korea. 2024
  • "Bank Risk Management and Systemic Risk: Global Evidence." Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Eastern Finance Association , St. Petersburg, Florida. 2024
  • "Spillover Effects of Cross-Border Bank Acquisitions on Systemic Risk." Financial Management Association Annual Meeting , Financial Management Association, Chicago, IL. 2023
  • "Why are bank holdings of liquid assets so high?." Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Conference, FIRS, Vancouver, BC Canada. 2023
  • "Bank regulation, internal governance, and bank risk: Global evidence." Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting , Eastern Finance Association, Asheville, NC. 2023
  • "The Effects of Internal and External Governance on Bank Risk: Global Evidence." Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, FMA, Atlanta, GA. 2022
  • "Bank Regulation, Internal Governance, and Bank Risk: Global Evidence." University of Vaasa Banking Research Workshop, University of Vaasa , Vaasa, Finland. 2022
  • "Spillover effects of cross-border bank acquisitions on systemic risk." OCC Symposium on Systemic Risk and Stress Testing in Banking, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, . 2022
  • "The Effects of Internal and External Governance on Bank Risk: Global Evidence." Southern Finance Association Meeting, Southern Finance Association, Captiva Island, FL. 2021
  • "Spillover Effects of Cross-Border Bank Acquisitions on Systemic Risk." Southern Finance Association Meeting, Southern Finance Association, Captiva Island, FL. 2021
  • "Spillover effects of cross-border bank acquisitions on systemic risk ." MoFiR Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins University, . 2021
  • "Women on Bank Boards: Evidence from Gender Quotas Around the World." Women in Finance & Law Workshop, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. 2020
  • "Women on Bank Boards: Evidence from Gender Quotas around the World." Southern Finance Association Meeting, Southern Finance Association, Orlando, FL. 2019
  • "Bank mergers and small business lending: Implications for community investment." Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Investors as Gatekeepers of Boardroom Gender Diversity Reforms: Global Evidence." Financial Management Association, Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Women on Bank Boards: Evidence from Gender Quotas around the World." Financial Management Association, Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Women on Bank Boards: Evidence from Gender Quotas around the World." Northern Finance Association Conference, MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIV, Vancouver, BC. 2019
  • "International evidence on the impact of macroprudential policies on systemic risk ." Southern Finance Association Meeting, SFA, Asheville, NC. 2018
  • "International evidence on the impact of macroprudential policies on systemic risk ." Financial Management Association, FMA, San Diego, CA. 2018
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." American Finance Association, American Finance Association, Philadelphia, PA. 2018
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." Ninth Baffi Carefin International Banking Conference – “Banking and Financial Regulation”, Baffi Carefin - Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. 2017
  • "Does it pay to treat employees well? International evidence on the value of an employee-friendly culture ." Northern Finance Association Meeting, Northern Finance Association, Halifax, BC, Canada. 2017
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." FMA Latin American Conference, Financial Management Association, Mexico City, Mexico. 2017
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Financial Management Association , Las Vegas, NV. 2016
  • "Does It Pay to Treat Employees Well? International Evidence on the Value of an Employee-Friendly Culture." Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Financial Management Association (FMA), Las Vegas, NV. 2016
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." 16th FDIC-JFSR Fall Banking Research Conference, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/ Journal of Financial Services Research, Arlington, VA. 2016
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." European Finance Association Annual Conference, European Finance Association (EFA), Oslo, Norway. 2016
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Conference, Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS), Lisbon, Portugal. 2016
  • "Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk." Fixed Income and Financial Institutions (FIFI) Conference, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. 2016

Areas of Expertise

Banking, bank regulation and governance.
International corporate governance.