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Doctor honoris causa Thomas Hellmann

  • On March 22, 2024 Prof. dr. Thomas Hellmann (Saïd Business School, Oxford University) received a honorary doctorate from our university for his outstanding contribution to the field of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Government Policy. Supervisors: Prof. dr. Sophie Manigart and Prof. dr. Mirjam Knockaert.
  • New publication: The long-run persistence in dividend policy. L. Moortgat, J. Annaert, M. Deloof. Cliometrica, 2024
    DOI: https//10.1007/s11698-023-00279-8
  • New publication: Same owner, different impact: how responses to performance feedback differ across a private equity investor's portfolio firms. V. Collewaert, J. Neckebrouck, T. Vanacker, D. Bourgois, S. Manigart. Strategic entrepreneurship journal, 2024. DOI:
  • New publication: Employment protection laws and the commercialization of new products: A cross-country study. M. Cerpentier, A. Schulze, T. Vanacker, S.A. Zahra. Research policy, 53 (2024), 105039. DOI:


  • Farzad Saidi (University of Bonn):  Strategic communication among banks
    25 May 2024
  • Magdalena Rola-Janicka (Imperial College London): topic to be announced
    26 September 2024
  • Marie Dutordoir (Alliance Manchester Business School): topic to be announced
    24 October 2024
  • Kornela Fabisik (University of Bern): topic to be announced
    21 November 2024
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