Montpellier Business School

Dr. Rouatbi Wael

Rouatbi Wael
Fonction Associate Professor
Research themes International, covering corporate finance, corporate governance
Teaching department Finance & accounting

Tel: +33 (0)4 67 10 26 88

Short Bio

Dr. Wael Rouatbi joined Montpellier Business School as Assistant Professor in September 2016, where he teaches advanced strategic finance and corporate finance. He obtained his PhD in Management Sciences from University of Paris–Est in 2016. Dr. Rouatbi’s research interests are international, covering corporate finance, corporate governance, and going private transactions. He has recently published several academic papers in international refereed journals including Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Annals of Operations Research, European Financial Management, International Review of Financial Analysis and Global Finance Journal. Dr. Rouatbi received the 2017 Emerald/EFMD outstanding doctoral research award in the Finance category and the best paper award in Management and Business Economics of the 2014 International Conference of the European Academy of Management and Business Economics in 2014.

Selected intellectual contributions

Kizys R., Rouatbi W., Umar Z. & Zaremba A. Forthcoming. Air temperature and sovereign bond returns. Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments. Demir E., Kizys R., Rouatbi W. & Zaremba A. 2022. Sail away to a safe harbor? COVID-19 vaccinations and the volatility of travel and leisure companies. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 15(4): 182. Demir E., Kizys R., Rouatbi W., & Zaremba A. 2021. COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Volatility of Energy Companies in International Markets. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(12): 611. Rouatbi W., Demir E., Kizys R. & Zaremba A. 2021. Imminizing markets against the pandemic: COVID-19 Vaccinations and stock volatility around the world. International Review of Financial Analysis, 77: 101819. Boubaker S., Manita R., Rouatbi W. 2021. Large shareholders, control contestability and firm productive efficiency. Annals of Operations Research, 296(1/2): 591-614). Grira J., Labidi C. & Rouatbi W. 2022. Does political risk matter for sovereign wealth funds? International evidence. International Review of Financial Analysis, 81: 101236. Boubaker S., Rouatbi W. & Saffar W. 2017. The role of multiple large shareholders in the choice of debt source. Financial Management, 46(1): 241-274. Boubaker S., Nguyen P. & Rouatbi W. 2016. Multiple large shareholders and corporate risk-taking: Evidence from French family firms. European Financial Management, 22(4): 697-745. Ben-Nasr H., Boubaker S. & Rouatbi W. 2015. Ownership structure, control contestability, and corporate debt maturity. Journal of Corporate Finance, 35: 265-285.


Strategic Finance, Advanced Strategic Finance, Financial Modeling.

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