José Paulo Afonso Esperança
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Resumo CV
José Paulo Esperança is the Dean of ISCTE Business School. He is full professor of Finance and a former Pro-Rector for International Relations and Entrepreneurship at ISCTE-IUL, Portugal. He is the Chairman of AUDAX-ISCTE (, an associated center focused on entrepreneurship and family business. He also co-founded Building Global Innovators (BGI), a technology transfer accelerator in partnership with MIT Portugal. He got a PhD in economics from the European University Institute, Florence on "The Investment Decision by Service Multinationals" and has published in journals such as Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Management Research, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Corporate Governance and Management International Review. His research interests include entrepreneurship and small business financing, corporate governance and the impact of language commonality in international business. He is the Portuguese Delegate for the SME Instrument of the Horizon's 2020 Program of the European Commission and a member of the board of CPADA, the Portuguese Federation of Environmental Associations.
Qualificações Académicas
Universidade/Instituição Tipo Curso Período
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Agregação Apresentação de Provas Públicas de Agregação 2003
Instituto Universitário Europeu (Florença)
Doutoramento Economia 1993
ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa
Licenciatura Organização e Gestão de Empresas 1980
Áreas de Investigação
Corporate Governance
Small Business Financing
International Business