Luc Renneboog

Professor of Corporate Finance,

Tilburg University

Short Bio

Luc Renneboog is Professor of Corporate Finance at CentER, Tilburg University, and Head of the Department of Finance. He is also visiting Professor at the University of Ghent. He is a research member of TILEC (Tilburg Law and Economics Center) and ECGI (European Corporate Governance Institute, Brussels).

Before joining Tilburg, Luc was on faculty of the University of Leuven and Oxford University. He also held visiting positions at the London Business School, Cambridge University, HEC Paris, Venice University, University Paris-Dauphine, University of Cardiff, CUNEF, and European University Institute (Florence).

He has graduated from the University of Leuven with a BSc/MSc in Business Engineering and with a BA in philosophy, from the University of Chicago with an MBA, and from the London Business School with a PhD in Financial Economics.

His research interests span:

  • Corporate finance: corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, dividend policy, remuneration contracting, network analysis
  • Corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investing
  • The economics of art, markets for art, diamonds and other alternative investments
  • Experimental economics: managerial overconfidence, bonus systems

On these topics, he has published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Law and Economics, Review of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, and others.