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Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

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  • Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo
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Wesley is a Professor of Business Finance. He has academic and professional expertise in corporate governance mechanisms, and in corporate and personal finance. Currently, he is actively involved in a graduate program on financial management at one of the most prestigious and accredited Business Schools in South America, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) at São Paulo/Brazil. His main research interests include funding mechanisms such as crowdfunding, financial innovation, behavioral finance, as well as corporate governance of start-ups. Wesley has collaborated with many academic, professional and governmental institutions from Brazil, Portugal, USA, Italy, UK, Australia, Mexico, Norway, Chile, and France.


Journal of Contemporary Administration (Revista de Administração Contemporânea)

Editor in Chief

2018 - Present

RAUSP Management Journal

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • Are corporate office buildings priced differently?

    • Costa O
    • Fuerst F
    • Mendes-da-Silva W
  • Board social capital reduces implied cost of capital for private companies but not of state-owned companies

    • Goncalves A
    • Rossoni L
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W

Professional experience



April 2011 - Present



February 2011 - Present

Visiting Scholar

University of Texas at Austin

July 2017 - July 2018(a year)

Visiting Professor

Brigham Young University

July 2014 - January 2015(6 months)

Professor of Multinational Companies (Economics Course)

School of Business Administration at FAAP-Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (School of Economics 2000/2001)

August 2010 - June 2011(10 months)

Coordinator of Graduate Programm in Finance

Fundação Escola de Comércio Álvares Penteado

August 2010 - January 2011(5 months)

Assistant Professor (responsible for Finance Education in Management Course)

Mackenzie Presbyterian University

August 2006 - January 2011(4 years)

Assistant Professor in Finance

Faculdade Integrada do Recife

August 2001 - August 2006(5 years)

Tenent of Material of War

Brazilian Army

January 1992 - February 2001(9 years)


Doctor in Business Administration

University of São Paulo

January 2006 - March 2010(4 years)

Master in Business Administration

Federal University of Pernambuco

January 2001 - June 2003(2 years)

Bachelor in Business Administration

Catholic University of Pernambuco

January 1995 - June 2000(5 years)


Co-authors (62)