Ricardo Pereira Câmara Leal

Finance and Management Control

Ricardo Pereira Câmara Leal
D.Sc. in Business Administration, UFRJ

Teaching Areas
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance

Research Interests
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets, International Finance, IPOs


Ricardo P. C. Leal has been a full time faculty in the United States for many years, having taught at Georgetown University and at the University of Nevada before returning to his native city of Rio de Janeiro. He was the dean and is a Full Professor at the COPPEAD Graduate School of Business at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro where he teaches Investments, International Finance, Corporate Governance, and doctoral level seminars. He has led applied projects for many institutions on the financial markets of Latin America, including the World Bank, the OECD, the United Nations, Charles Schwab, and the IADB. His research and consulting interests are in the area of emerging securities markets, the financing of corporations, personal wealth management, IPOs, and corporate governance. His work has been published in prestigious academic journals and he has also authored many books, totaling more than 100 publications. His articles appeared in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, and others. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Global Corporate Governance Forum. He is a senior research fellow of the Brazilian Corporate Governance Institute and of the Center of Corporate Governance Studies at the University of São Paulo. He is a former president of the Business Association of Latin American Studies and of the Brazilian Finance Society. He is also the editor of the Brazilian Finance Review and member of the editorial board of many scholarly journals. He is an experienced teacher in Executive Development Programs in the United States, Europe and Latin America.

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