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Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

  • DSc
  • Visiting Scholar
  • University of Texas at Austin
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  • 65CitationsNumber of citations received by Wesley's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Capital MarketsBehavioral FinanceFinancial InnovationsCorporate FinanceCrowdfundingFinancial Innovation


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.


Co-authors (52)

Publications (5)

  • How Does Legitimacy Operate in Emerging Capital Markets? Investigating the Moderating Effects of Premium Listings and Firm Size on Risk

    • Rossoni L
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
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  • Impact of climate on firm value: Evidence from the electric power industry in Brazil

    • Lucas E
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
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  • The Complexity of Social Capital: The Influence of Board and Ownership Interlocks on Implied Cost of Capital in an Emerging Market

    • Rossoni L
    • Aranha C
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
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  • Economic Crisis Effect on Asset Choices for Personal Investments

    • Felipe I
    • Ermel M
    • Cassius L
    • et al.
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  • Os efeitos do Programa Bolsa Família sobre a duração do emprego formal dos indivíduos de baixa renda

    • Santos D
    • Leichsenring A
    • Menezes Filho N
    • et al.
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Revista de Administração Contemporânea

Editor in Chief

2018 - Present

RAUSP Management Journal

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

Encyclopedia with Semantic Computing and Robotic Intelligence

Board Member

2016 - Present

Professional experience

Visiting Scholar

University of Texas at Austin

July 2017 - Present



April 2011 - Present



February 2011 - Present

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)