Dr Dieter VANWALLEGHEM

Assistant Professor

Pôle : Finance and Accounting

Nationalités :

Teaching

  • Financial economics
  • Investment Management
  • Impact Investing
  • Corporate Finance

Qualifications

  • PhD. in Finance, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton business school (September 2008 – August 2014)
  • Msc. in Financial Economics, University of Oxford, Saïd business school, Oxford, OX, United Kingdom, (September 2006 – June 2007)
  • MA in applied economics (lic. TEW), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of economics, Leuven, VBR, Belgium (September 2002 – September 2006)

Research Interests

  • Social Finance
  • Social Entrepreneurship
    (Impact investing, Corporate social responsibility, Social economics)

Work Experience

Academic

  • iMBA Director, Rennes School of Business (September 2019 – Present)
  • Assistant professor, Finance & Accounting Academic area, Rennes School of Business (May, 2015 – Present).
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton business school Philadelphia, PA, United States (September 2009 – June 2013)
  • Voluntary researcher, University of Antwerp, Department of economics, Antwerp, ANT, Belgium (November 2014 – 2015)
    (Research Project: 2014 Barometer of corporate social responsibility in Belgium

Awards

Academic Awards

  • Dean’s List Award 2007, Saïd business school, University of Oxford

Fellowships

  • Doctoral fellowship, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz Ph.D. Fellowship in behavioral finance, (2011-2012)

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

  • Vanwalleghem, Dieter , Canan Yildirim, and Anthony Mukanya, 2020 « Leveraging local knowledge or global advantage: Cross border bank mergers and acquisitions in Africa. » Emerging Markets Review : Volume 42, March 2020, 100656
  • Dowling, Michael , Colm O’Gorman, Petya Puncheva, and Dieter Vanwalleghem, (2019) « Trust and SME attitudes towards equity financing across Europe. » Journal of World Business : Vol 54(6), 101003, pp. 1-16
  • Vanwalleghem, D., Mirowska, A. (2020) The investor that could and would: The effect of proactive personality on sustainable investment choice. Journal of Behavioral and Exprimental Finance, Volume 26, June 2020, 100313.
  • Dowling, Michael and Dieter Vanwalleghem, « Gulf Cooperation Council Cross-Border M&A: Institutional Determinants of Target Nation Selection. » Research in International Business and Finance 46. (2018): 471-489.
  • Vanwalleghem, Dieter , « The real effects of sustainable and responsible investing? » Economic Letters 156. (2017): 10-14.
  • Demoor, VanLiedekerke and Vanwalleghem, « The Risk-return of Belgian SRI funds. Tijdschrift voor Economie en Management« , 52 673-685 (2007)

Refereed proceedings – Discipline-Based Scholarship

  • Vanwalleghem, Dieter, Yildirim, Canan and Anthony Mukanya. Leveraging local knowledge or global advantage: cross border bank mergers and acquisitions in Africa. In: 10th International research Meeting in Business and Management (IRMBAM 2019), Nice, France, July 2019
  • Vanwalleghem, Dieter, Yildirim, Canan and Anthony Mukanya. Leveraging local knowledge or global advantage: Cross border bank mergers and acquisitions in Africa. In: IFABS, Angers, France, June 2019
  • Vanwalleghem, Dieter, Yildirim, Canan and Anthony Mukanya. Leveraging local knowledge or global advantage: Cross border bank mergers and acquisitions in Africa. In: Seventh Spring Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, Creete, Greece, April 2019
  • Dowling, Michael, Vanwalleghem, Dieter. A region at the crossroads: cross-border M&A by Gulf Council countries. In: INFINITI 2016 Asia-Pacific, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, December 2016