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Eugenie Ardoin
Assistant Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 350
318-342-1194
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Eugenie A Ardoin, DBA
Assistant Professor, Finance
Finance Program Coordinator

Education

DBA

2009, Finance
Louisiana Tech University

MBA

1989, Business
Northeast Louisiana University

BBA

1988, Commercial Banking/Finance
Northeast Louisiana University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Ardoin earned a bachelor’s of business administration from NLU in 1988, a Master of Business Administration from NLU in 1989 and a doctorate in business administration from Louisiana Tech University in 2009.

Dr. Ardoin is an assistant professor of finance in the College of Business and Social Sciences. She joined the University of Louisiana at Monroe's faculty in January of 2013 and teaches finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Before joining the full-time faculty, Ardoin taught as an adjunct faculty member and worked as a part-time business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at ULM. 

Dr. Ardoin has prior professional experience as a Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a Loan Review Officer with a multi-bank holding company, and a Senior Business Development Officer with a private, non-profit, economic development, lending institution.  Dr. Ardoin also owned and operated her own business consulting firm before returning to school to pursue her doctorate.

Dr. Ardoin is active in both academic and community services.  Academically she serves as Secretary and Treasurer for the Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and is an active member of several academic associations.    As to community service, she serves on several different community Boards and is active in various community organizations.  Dr. Ardoin also serves as the faculty advisor for Financial Management Association, a student lead organization designed to enhance learning through interaction with community leaders and businesses.

Dr. Ardoin's research interests include small business finance, international finance, IPOs, mergers, and general corporate finance.  She has published in six referred journals and has over 20 conference proceedings.  

Licensure & Certification

Notary Public, Louisiana Secretary of State. (April 2002 - Present)

Research Interests

International Finance

Small Business Finance

Corporate Finance

IPO

Mergers and acquisitions

Recent Publications

Rijal, S., Rodriguez, A. (2017). SNAP's Unusual IPO Structure: Is It a Good Development? A Case Study in Agency Theory (pp. 184). Las Vegas, NV: IABPAD.
Ardoin, E., Rodriguez, A. (2017). Negative Interest Rates and a Possible Rift in Interest Rate Parity and Arbitrage (pp. 48-62). Ruston, LA: International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance.
Ardoin, E. A., Rodriguez, A. (2017). Negative Interest Rates and a Possible Rift in the Link between Purchase Power Parity and Interest Rate Parity (pp. 110). Dallas, TX: International Acadeamy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
Babin, L., Ardoin, E. (2016). How Small Wineries in the Southern United States Survive: A Preliminary Study On Small Business Success Factors in the Wine Industry. New Orleans, LA: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Cole, H., Ardoin, E. (2016). Small Business Owners from a Political Perspective. New Orleans, LA:
Ardoin, E., Babin, L., Cole, H. (2017). FACTORS INFLUENCING PROFITABILITY IN SMALL WINERIES IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES. Little Rock, AR: Southwest Decision Sciences.
Ardoin, E., McEacharn, M. (2016). Breaking the Zero Lower Bound Rule: Unintended Consequences of an Upside-Down Interest Rate. Dallas, TX: 2016 IABPAD Spring Dallas Confernce.
Ardoin, E., McEacharn, M. (2016). Y0Neg: Are Our Systems Ready For The Year of Zero and Negative Interest Rates? (pp. 911). Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Southwest Decision Sciences.
Ardoin, E., Cole, H. S. (2016). Adaptive Selling and Personality Traits (pp. 901). Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Southwest Decision Sciences.
Ardoin, E. A., Rodriguez, A., Tudor, A. (2016). Did Commercial Banks Use the Loan Loss Provision Account to Manage Earnings Around the 2008 Financial Crisis? (pp. 25-37). Ruston, LA: Internation Journal of Business and Economic Perspective.
Walker, B., Ardoin, E. A., Cole, H. S. (2015). Work – Life Balance Among Entrepreneurs: An Exploratory Study (pp. 162-10). Dallas, TX: IABPAD.
Ardoin, E. A., Rodriguez, R., Tudor, A. (2015). Commercial Banks and Their Use of the Loan Loss Provision Account to Manage Earnings Around the 2008 Financial Crisis. Dallas, TX: IABPAD.
Ardoin, E. A., McGahan, J., Cole, H. S. (2015). Personality Traits and Small Business Owners (pp. 1681). Houston, TX: Southwest Decision Sciences.
Ardoin, E. A., Rodriguez, A., Melancon, M. (2015). Book-building vs. Open or Auction IPOs: Do Firm Characteristics Drive the Choice? An Empirical Analysis Using U.S. Data (pp. 1-17). Ruston, LA: International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance.
Ardoin, E. A., Rodriguez, A., Tudor, A. (2014). King Digital IPO: A Case Study. Memphis, TN: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Ardoin, E. A., Cole, H. S., Williamson, S. (2014). Does Gender Matter in Small Business?. Memphis, TN: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Rodriguez, R., Ardoin, E. (2015). A Review of the Profit Potential and Niche Role Development of Today’s Community Banks Commercial Lending Divisions (pp. 9-17). Mobile, AL: The Organization Development Journal.
Goodwin, E., Rodriguez, A. (2013). Can You Borrow? Factors That Determine Ability To Borrow (pp. 239). New Orleans, LA: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Goodwin, E. A., Babin, L., Golemon, D., Melancon, M. (2013). Groupon: Good Deal or Raw Deal for Small Businesses? (pp. 238). New Orleans, LA: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Ardoin, E., Rodriguez, R., Melancon, M. (2014). “Book-building vs. Open or Dutch Auction IPOs: Do Firm Characteristics Drive the Choice? An Empirical Analysis Using U.S. Data”. Ruston, Louisiana: IABPAD.
Cole, H. S., Ardoin, E., Williamson, S. (2014). BUSINESS ETHICS AND CUSTOMER ORIENTATION IN SMALL BUSINESS OPERATIONS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY. Ruston, Louisiana: IABPAD.
Babin, L., Goodwin, E., Soan, K. (2011). Brand Valuation of Groupon: Merge or No-Merge of Google and Groupon (pp. 94-100). Savanaah, GA: Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Dunn, J. P., Goodwin, E. (2011). DEBT, ACCESS AND SMALL FIRMS (pp. 87-92). Arkansas: Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Goodwin, E., Babin, L., Dunn, J. P., Soan, K. (2012). The Role of Mobile Apps in Increasing Small Business Sales and Revenue (pp. 561-561). New Orleans, LA: Decision Sciences Institute.
Di, H., Marciukaityte, D., Goodwin, E. (2012). EPS Dilution After SEOs and Earnings Management (pp. 485-507). Managerial Finance.
Goodwin, E., Babin, L., Dunn, P. (2012). SME's Use of and Satisfaction with Mobile Apps (pp. 25). San Antonio, Texas: Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Melancon, M., Goodwin, E., Babin, L. (2013). Revenue Forecasting: An Update from Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) (pp. 461-463). Albuquerque, New Mexico: Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region.
Rodriguez, R. A., Goodwin, E., Melancon, M. (2013). Planning and Forecasting: Findings from Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. Ruston, Louisiana: International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
Rodriguez, R. A., Goodwin, E., Melancon, M. (2013). Planning And Forecasting: Findings From Small And Medium Sized Enterprises (pp. 61-73). Ruston, Louisiana: International Journal of Management and Human Resources.
Goodwin, E., Babin, L., Cole, H. S. (2014). The Impact of Mobile Apps on Small Business Revenues (pp. 437). New York, NY: Journal of Business and Economics.
Cole, H. S., Goodwin, E. (2013). Advertising Attitudes of Small Business. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Awards & Honors

January 2013 The Louisiana Real Estate Commission Endowed Professorship in Finance.

October 2010 Million Dollar Club.

November 2002 2002 SBA Financial Services Advocacy Award.

October 1991 U.S. Treasury Special Services Award.

Courses Taught

BMBA 5020FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, 13 course(s)

ENTR 3052Entr Finance, 1 course(s)

ENTR 4032NEW VENTURE CREATION, 4 course(s)

ENTR 4033ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT, 1 course(s)

ENTR 4035Family & Closely Held Business, 1 course(s)

FINA 3015BUSINESS FINANCE, 8 course(s)

FINA 3030Entrepreneurial Finance, 1 course(s)

FINA 4001INVESTMENTS, 7 course(s)

FINA 4004INTERNATIONAL FINANCE, 2 course(s)

FINA 4005CASE PROBLEMS FINANCIAL MGT, 1 course(s)

FINA 4010PRINCIPLES OF BANK OPERATIONS, 5 course(s)

FINA 4015BUSINESS FINANCE, 2 course(s)

QMDS 2010STATISTICS & QUALITY CONTROL, 2 course(s)