Scott W. Bauguess
Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Finance, Arizona State University, 2004
  • M.B.A., Arizona State University, 1998
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 1995
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1992

Fields of Interest

  • Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Information and market efficiency
  • OTC derivatives
Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2013–present
Assistant Director
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2011–2013
Lecturer
Advanced Corporate Financial Management
George Washington University
2009–present
Senior Financial Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2009–2011
Visiting Scholar
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2007–2009
Assistant Professor of Finance
Rawls College of Business
Texas Tech University
2004–2009
Electrical Engineer
Semiconductor Product Sector (now Freescale)
Motorola
1992–1998
  • Cindy Alexander, Scott Bauguess, Gennaro Bernile, Yoon-Ho Alex Lee, and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Economic Effects of SOX Section 404 Compliance: A Corporate Insider Perspective, 2013, Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
  • Scott Bauguess, Marie Sushka and Myron Slovin, Recapitalization as a Restructuring Mechanism at Closely Held Firms, 2012, Journal of Banking and Finance 36, 1244-1253.
  • Ralph Walkling, Scott Bauguess, Jim Dunigan, Damien Park, Patrick McGurn, and Don Chew, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, and the Search for Long-term Investors, 2010, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 22, 58-74.
  • Scott Bauguess, Sara Moeller, Frederik Schlingemann, and Chad Zutter, Ownership Structure and Target Returns, 2009, Journal of Corporate Finance 15, 48-65.
  • Scott Bauguess and Mike Stegemoller, Protective Governance Structure and the Value of Acquisition Activity, 2008, Journal of Corporate Finance 14, 550-566.
  • Gennaro Bernile and Scott Bauguess, Do Merger Related Synergies Exist?
  • Scott Bauguess, Liquidity, Ownership, and the Monitoring Life Cycle of the Firm.

Conference Activities

Panelist, 2012 FMA Conference
Talk, 2012 Conference on Rethinking the SEC's Beneficial Ownership Rules
Panelist, 2012 SEC Speaks
Panelist, 2011 FMA Conference
Talk, 2011 SOX Internal Controls Update Conference
Panelist, 2011 Midwest Finance Association Conference
Panelist, 2010 NYU Stern Volatility Institute & DTCC
Paper presentation, 2010 MARC Conference
Panelist, 2010 Director's Dialogue, Center for Corporate Governance
Paper presentation, 2009 FIRS Conference
Discussant, 2009 MARC Conference
Panelist, 2008 FMA Conference
Discussant, 2008 Lonestar Conference
Paper presentation, 2007 Lonestar Conference
Discussant, 2006 Lonestar Conference

University Presentations

University of Portland, 2011
American University, 2008
Temple University, 2008
University of Utah, 2007
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2007