Doctorandi

Alexander Bergfeld
Title: A strategic approach to 'Family Business Accelleration': the role and integration of transgenerational context and capabilities - next generation entrepreneurship
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Eddy Laveren and Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman

Anil Berkin
Title: Rhetorical impression management in sustainability reporting and monitoring mechanisms: Interdepencies with sustainability performance and impact on financial and institutional legitimacy
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Walter Aerts

Jovana Cadenovic
Title: The financing of international new ventures
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman

Tristan De Blick
Title: Strategic change in family firms: antecedents and consequences of strategic change from a change readiness perspective
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman and Prof. dr. Eddy Laveren

Michiel Dierckx
Title: The impact of big data and data analytics on external auditors 'judgment and decision making'
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Kris Hardies

Pieter De Rijck
Title: (Big) data analytics capability: impact on performance and management control
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen

Thi Luong
Title: The design and use of management control systems in Vietnam: an analysis of antecedents and consequences
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman

Nina Mariën
Title: Financiering in internationaal ondernemerschap
supervisor: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof and Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman

Jo Mentens
Title: Visual in accounting
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Kris Hardies

Sahar Salehi
Title: Strategic change and management control systems
Supervisor: prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Ine Paeleman

Jonas Vandenbruaene
Title: Investment strategies to exploit behavioral biases
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Marc De Ceuster

Jonas Vandenieuwenhuysen
Title: The auditor selection process from tender to relationship management
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kris Hardies

Jef Van Cappellen
Title: Skewness and return predictability
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marc De Ceuster and prof. Dr. Jan Annaert

Kevin Van Mencxel
Title: Pricing and Use of Corporate Bonds: Lessons from the Past
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof

Michiel Van Roy
Title: New business models transfer pricing and tax disclosure
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Ann Van De Vijver and Prof. dr. David Martens

 

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Postdoctoral researchers

Boris Cule

EURHISFIRM: Historical high-quality company-level data for Europe
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Jan Annaert

Johan Poukens
EURHISFIRM : Historical high-quality company-level data for Europe
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Jan Annaert

 

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Doctors

The following people defended their doctoral thesis and obtained their title of Doctor.

2020

Sanne Janssen
Title: Professional Skepticism Profiles, Effects on Audit Processes and Outcomes
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Kris Hardies and Prof. dr. Ann Vanstraelen
Date: 25 September 2020

​Fynn Gerken
Title : Firm Disclosure Under Uncertainty
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Kris Hardies and Prof. dr. Wannes Heirman
Date: 13 November 2020


 

2019

Piyada Daowadueng
Title: Antecedents and Consequences of Complex Costing Systems: Empirical Analyses
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen
Date: 8 July 2019

Leentje Moortgat
Title: Dividend policy: a long term investigation
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof and Prof. dr. Jan Annaert
Date: 20 May 2019

Gertjan Verdickt
Title: Speculative asset prices
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof
Date: 26 June 2019

Dinh Thi Lê Trinh
Title: Interpersonal Trust in Vietnamese Companies: a study of organizational antecedents and effects.
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Koen Vandenbempt
Date: 13 December 2019

2018

Daniel Mucci
Title Governance systems and stewardship in family firms: an analysis of antecedents and consequences.
Supervisor joint PhD: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen (University of Antwerp) Prof. dr. Fabio Frezatti (University of Sao Paolo)
Date:

2016

Veronique Vermoesen
Title: Corporate governance and corporate finance during crisis periods
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof
Date: 4 March 2016

Robin Deman
Title: Corporate governance in Belgian private family firms and SMEs: the impact on entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Eddy Laveren
Date: 18 May 2016

Oveis Madadian
Title: Intra-industry benchmarking of discretionary corporate disclosure
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Walter Aerts
Date: 5 July 2016

Els Vanhoof
Title: Evolvable accounting information systems: applying design science methodology and normalized systems theory to tackle combinatorial effects of multiple GAAP
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Walter Aerts and Prof. dr. Jan Verelst
Date: 21 September 2016

 

2015

Kurt Verstegen
Title: On the interaction between interest rate risk and credit risk
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Jan Annaert and Prof. dr. Marc De Ceuster
Date: 29 September 2015

2014

Ngo My Tran
Title: Essays on Privatization and Corporate Governance in Vietnam
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Walter Nonneman and Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen
Date: 5 December 2014

Beibei Yan
Title: Rhetorical Impression Management in the Letter to Shareholders: Determinants and Consequences
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Walter Aerts
Date: 18 September 2014

Dalina Amonhaemanon
Title: Asset Allocation and Inflation Hedging Strategies: Thai Applications
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Jan Annaert
Date: 3 July 2014

Fan Wu
Title: The Impact of Country and Industry Diversification on Equity Portfolios
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Anouk Claes and Prof. dr. Marc De Ceuster
Date: 6 June 2014
 

2013

Hau Le Long
Title: The role of financial markets for the Vietnamese economy
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Marc De Ceuster and Prof. dr. Jef Plasmans
Date: 30 September 2013

2012

Machteld Van den Bogaerd
Title: The role of a firm's media reputation with regard to its credit policy
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Walter Aerts
Date: 16 May 2012

2011

Lord Mensah
Title: Cross-Sectional Predictability of Stock Returns: Pre-World War I Evidence
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Jan Annaert
Date: 5 October 2011

Yan Du
Title: Formal Control Mechanisms in Multinational Enterprises: Management Control Systems and Subsidiary Board of Directors
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Ann Jorissen and Prof. dr. Marc Deloof
Date: 6 July 2011

Mihaela Livia Ghita
Title: Business Elites and Corporate Network Structures in 19th and 20th Century Belgium
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Marc Deloof and Prof. dr. Ludo Cuyvers
Date: 13 May 2011

2010

Frederik Michiels
Title: Dependence Modeling in Economic Applications: Towards a more Efficiënt Copula Approach
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Ann De Schepper
Date: 7 December 2010

Katrien Van de Poel
Title: New Regulation and Financial Reporting Quality in Europe: Three Empirical Studies on IFRS, Corporate Governance and Public Oversight
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Ann Vanstraelen
Date: 23 February 2010