Social & Sustainable Finance Chair – Members
Dr. Arouri is currently a full Professor of Finance and Sustainability at Université Côte d’Azur and Affiliate Professor at Montpellier Business School (MBS). He has previously served as a Professor of Economics and Finance and Director of the Doctoral School in Economics, Law and Management (ED245) at Université Clermont Auvergne (2011-2017), and as a Researcher and/or Professor in numerous other Universities and Business Schools including University of Orleans (2007-2011), Université Paris-Est (2004), Paris X (2002-2005), ESSEC Business School (2006-2007) and EDHEC Business School (2007-2014). He received his HEC M.Sc. in Finance from IHEC Carthage in 2001, his Ph.D. in Economics from the Université Paris X in 2006, his H.D.R. (Habilitation for Supervising Doctoral Research) in Management Science from the University of Orleans in 2010 and the Agrégation for the full Professorship position in 2011. Arouri’s research interests involve several aspects of financial economics: emerging markets, asset pricing, portfolio management, behavioral finance, and interaction between commodities, asset prices and macroeconomic variables. During recent years, Prof. Arouri has shifted his attention towards the corporate social responsibility (CSR) on the one hand and institutions, economic inclusion and sustainability on the other hand. His research activities have been supported by numerous grants such as ANR, Institut Europlace Finance and Economic Research Forum ERF grants.
|The Social & Sustainable Finance Chair recruited in October 2020 Dr. Samuel Anokye Nyarko as a post-doctoral student for the research axis on microfinance and social banking. Samuel Anokye Nyarko holds a Ph.D. in International Business from the School of Business and Law of the University of Agder, and a Ph.D. in economics and management from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He has taught several Master and Bachelor courses at the University of Agder, Norway, and at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. Previously, he also worked as Deputy Coordinator of Educational Pathways International (EPI), Ghana.|