Miguel A. Ferreira

BPI | Fundação “la Caixa” Professor of Responsible Finance

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Personal information

Miguel A. Ferreira holds the BPI | Fundação “la Caixa” Chair in Responsible Finance at Nova School of Business and Economics. He is the Dean of Faculty and Research at Nova School of Business and Economics. He is also a research associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He has a PhD in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics, and a Licenciatura in Business from ISCTE. His research interests include corporate finance and governance. His research has been published in academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies and Management Science. He is associate editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance. He has been a recipient of several research grants and awards including a European Research Council (ERC) grant. He teaches corporate finance in the undergraduate program. He also has an extensive experience of teaching in executive education programs, consulting, and expert witness.

Research interests

Current research interests include: Corporate Finance, International Investments, Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance

Education/Academic qualification

Finance, Doctorate, University of Wisconsin Madison

… → 2000

Economics, Master, NOVA School of Business and Economics (NOVA SBE)

… → 1995

Business Administration, Bachelor, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)

… → 1992

External positions

Program Chair, European Finance Association Annual Meeting, European Commission

2019 → …

Center for Economic Policy Researc (CEPR)

2014 → …

European Corporate Governance Institute

2009 → …

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Research Output at NOVA 2009 2019

14 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Do general managerial skills spur innovation?

Custódio, C., Ferreira, M. A. & Matosc, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Management Science. 65, 2, p. 459-476 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chief executive officer
Managerial skills
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

International corporate governance spillovers: Evidence from cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Albuquerque, R., Brandao-Marques, L., Ferreira, M. A. & Matos, P., Feb 2019, In : Review Of Financial Studies. 32, 2, p. 738-770

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

What determines fund performance persistence? International evidence

Ferreira, M. A., Keswani, A., Miguel, A. F. & Ramos, S. B., Nov 2019, In : Financial Review. 54, 4, p. 679-708

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance persistence
Fund performance
Mutual funds
3 Citations (Scopus)

Asset management within commercial banking groups: international evidence

Ferreira, M. A., Matos, P. & Pires, P., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Finance. 73, 5, p. 2181-2227 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Commercial banking
Asset management
Career concerns
2 Citations (Scopus)

Creditor control rights and board independence

Ferreira, D., Ferreira, M. A. & Mariano, B., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Finance. 73, 5, p. 2385-2423

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Control rights
Board independence
Corporate boards