Luc Renneboog

Professor of Corporate Finance,

Tilburg University

Short Bio

Luc Renneboog is Professor of Corporate Finance at Tilburg University. He also holds a visiting professorship 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 Catholic 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 Catholic 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, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Organization Science, American Economic Review, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Law and Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, and others.