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Phone: +55 21 3799-5778
PhD in Business, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration - FGV EBAPE (2017-2021)
MSc in Business, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration - FGV EBAPE (2015-2016)
BA in Business Administration, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora - UFJF (2010-2014)
Academic and Professional Positions
Professor, Brazilian School of Economics and Finance - FGV EPGE (2019-present)
Co-founder of Hathor Network, blockchain startup (2017-present)
Teacher Assistant, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration - EBAPE (2017-2019)
MENDES, L. S.; FAJARDO, J. (2019). On the propensity to issue contingent convertible (CoCo) bonds. Quantitative Finance.
R.O. Leite, L.S. Mendes and L.C. Sacramento (2019). To Profit or not to Profit? Assessing financial sustainability outcomes of Microfinance Institutions. International Journal of Finance & Economics.
LEITE, R. O. ; MENDES, L. S. ; MOREIRA, R. L. (2020). Profit Status of Microfinance Institutions and Incentives for Earnings Management. Research in International Business and Finance.
R.O. Leite, R. Dias and L.S. Mendes (2020). Morality and perception of corruption. Latin American Business Review.
FERNANDES, G. ; MENDES, L. S.; LEITE, R. O. (2020). Cash holdings and profitability of banking firms in developed and emerging markets. International Review of Economics and Finance, forthcoming.
MENDES, L. S.; FAJARDO, J. .CoCo Bonds and Systemic Risk. (submitted)
MENDES, L. S.; CIVITARESE, J. Bad News, Technical Development and Cryptocurrencies Stability. (submitted)
CAMELO, E.; MENDES, L. S.; LEITE, R. O. Innovating Microcredit: how fintechs change the field.
MENDES, L. S.; LEITE, R.O.; FAJARDO, J. Hybrid Bonds as a strategy of sequential finance in the banking sector.
Working in Progress:
LEITE, R. O. ; MENDES, L. S. ; Civitarese. J. The Political Economy of Bank Cash Holdings.
LEITE, R. O. ; MENDES, L. S.; Civitarese. J. The impact of donations in Microfinance Institutions' sustainability.
LEITE, R. O. ; MENDES, L. S. Civitarese. J. Random Forest and volatility contagion in cryptocurrencies.