Florencio López de Silanes

Professor of Finance and Associate Dean of International Affairs, SKEMA Business School

He has been a professor at Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Amsterdam, EDHEC, and the Ecole Normale Superieur in Paris. His lifetime academic citations place him among the three most widely cited business authors in the world according to the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and Thomson Scientific’s Essential Science indicators. His research interests and main publications are in corporate finance, corporate governance, family firms, law and finance, regulation of financial markets and banks, state-owned enterprises, and legal reform and deregulation.