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Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

  • DSc
  • Referee
  • State of Sao Paulo Research Foundation
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Research interests

Financial InnovationCorporate Finance; Capital Market; Behavioral Finance; Corporate Governance.


Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva is one of the founders of Sociedade Brasileira de Finanças (Brazilian Society of Finance), is a member of Associação Nacional de Pós Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração (National Association of Post Graduation Studies and Research in Administration), Finance Division. He has a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (Pernambuco Catholic University) (2000), a Master degree in Business Administration from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Pernambuco Federal University) (2003) and a Doctorate in Business Administration (finance), (2010), at Faculdade de Economia e Administração (Economics and Administration College) of Universidade de São Paulo (São Paulo University). He has published papers and has received awards in Brazil and abroad, focusing on the capital market and corporate finance. Among his publications, the highlights are those available at International Law & Management Review, Journal of Corporate Ownership & Control and The ICFAI Journal of Behavioral Finance. He is the author of book chapters, Associated Editor and guest Referee of academic journals and conferences, in Brazil and abroad. He is also a non-remunerated Reserve Officer of the Brazilian Army. His research interests are directed to the Capital Markets, Corporate Finances, Behavioral Finances and Entrepreneurial Performance. In the productive sector, he has been acting in Technical Editorial Councils in the Financial Area and also as a Consultant for topics related to the evaluation and design of Corporate Governance Structures for public and and non public traded companies and also Structured Operations, in the context of fund capturing by companies participating in the Brazilian capital markets.

Co-authors (48)

Publications (5)

  • Crowdfunding Research Agenda

    • Felipe I
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
    • Gattaz C
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  • Gender differences in attitudes towards driving and demand for private Insurance: Evidence from middle class drivers

    • Lucas E
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
    • Lyons A
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  • Sensitive industries produce better ESG performance: Evidence from emerging markets

    • Garcia A
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
    • Orsato R
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  • Competitiveness and alliances: The integration of Brazilian universities

    • de Moura G
    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
    • Fischmann A
  • Credit card risk behavior on college campuses: Evidence from Brazil

    • Mendes-Da-Silva W
    • Nakamura W
    • de Moraes D
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Professional experience



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)

Education history

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)