Rim M. El Khoury

Rim M. El Khoury

Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

Rim El- Khoury is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Notre Dame University, Lebanon. She holds a PhD in International Finance from Sogang University, South Korea, in 2009 and a Master degree of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Balamand in 2004. Prior to joining NDU, Dr. Khoury taught several courses in Accounting, Finance, and Economics at Hanyang University (South Korea). She has also taught as a part-time faculty member at American University of Technology (AUT). She is the recipient of several awards such as Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award (2009), Grand winner for Korea Times Magazine Economic Contest (2007), and The Academic Excellence Award from the Korean Government (2006). She published numerous peer-reviewed articles in top-ranked academic journals. Her research activity focuses on ESG and Financial Performance, Corporate Governance, Volatility Modeling, Capital Structure and Market Timing, Corporate Finance and Banking, Financial Market Connectedness, and Bibliometric Studies.

Areas of Interest:
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Business
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Ph.D. International Finance, Sogang University, South Korea, 2009
  • Masters, Business Administration, Balamand University-Lebanon, 2004
  • Bachelor, Business Administration, Balamand University-Lebanon, 2002
  • Associate Professor, Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon, 2015-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon, 2009-2015
  • Visiting Professor, Hanyang University, South Korea, 2009-2011
Latest Publications:
  • El Khoury, R., Nasrallah, N, Atayah, O, Dhiaf, M., & Frederico, G., “The impact of green supply chain management practices on environmental performance during COVID-19 period: the case of discretionary companies in the G-20 countries”, Benchmarking, 2022, doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-11-2021-0636
  • El Khoury, R., Nasrallah, N, Harb, E., & Hussainey, K., "Exploring the performance of responsible companies in G20 during the COVID-19 outbreak," Journal of Cleaner Production, 2022, 131693, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131693 (Q1 Scimago, A ABDC, and 2 ABS)
  • Harb, E., El Khoury, R., Mansour, N. and Daou, R, "Risk management and bank performance: evidence from the MENA region", Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 2022, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFRA-07-2021-0189 (Q2 Scimago, 1 ABS)
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