Categoría: Colaborador Asociado - Doctor de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales (ICADE), ICADE Business School
Paolo Saona is Professor of Finance at Saint Louis University in its Madrid Campus in Spain, Visiting Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE in its CETIS (Competitividad Empresarial y Territorial, Innovación y Sostenibilidad) doctorate program in Spain, and fellow researcher in the Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception, Chile. He received his PhD at the University of Valladolid, Spain, and his MBA and BSc in Business at Austral University of Chile. Professor Saona has also a Diploma in Advances Studies in Finance. He has been visiting faculty at John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University in Missouri, USA; Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago de Chile; Universidad de los Andes in Mérida, Venezuela; and at Austral University of Chile in Valdivia, Chile. He is an active researcher and has published his works in several national and international academic journals such as the International Review of Economics & Finance; International Review of Law and Economics; Applied Economics; Review of Managerial Science; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance; the Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting; ABANTE; and Research Management, among many others. His research fields are international corporate finance (e.g., capital structure and investing decisions), international corporate governance (e.g., board of directors' features, gender diversity, ownership structure characteristics like institutional investors and concentration, firm value, earnings management, family firms, and business groups), and financial and legal systems (e.g., common-law vs. civil-law system, law and finance, banking systems, country governance), among other research fields. He has served as a reviewer for international journals. He likes travelling, fine arts, photography, and a cup of Earl Grey tea as kind reward for the "job well done" at the end of the day.
Doctor/a, Universidad de Valladolid.
Licenciado en Administración y Dirección de Empresas, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia.
Capital structure decisions.
Economía Financiera y Contabilidad.
Métodos de Investigación I: Introducción, Fuentes de Información y Métodos de Investigación Cuantitativa
Finanzas Globales y Dirección Financiera
Trabajo Fin de Máster
08/2007 – present. Professor of Finance, Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business – Madrid Campus, Madrid, Spain.
06/2019 – 12/2019. Interim Chair of the Department of Business and Economics, Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus, Madrid, Spain.
09/2016 – present. Visiting Professor in Global Finance and Quantitative Research Methods in master and Ph.D. programs, ICADE-Business School, Pontifical University Comillas – ICADE, Madrid, Spain.
07/2015 – 08/2015 & 06/2014 – 08/2014. Visiting Professor in Investments (summer course, 2014) and Financial Management (summer course, 2015) in master programs, Saint Louis University, John Cook School of Business – Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.
05/2010 – 06/2010. Visiting Professor in International Corporate Finance, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
05/2009 – 06/2009. Visiting Professor in Financial Economics in master program, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela.
10/2006 – 09/2007. Assistant Professor in Finance, European University Miguel de Cervantes, Valladolid, Spain.
09/2000 – 12/2002 Business Consultant for firms of different industrial sectors (manufacturing, utilities, telecommunications, services, government) PricewaterhouseCoopers, Valdivia, Chile.
Master in Business Administration, Universidad Austral de Chile.