Dr. Jean de Bettignies is Professor of Business Economics, and Commerce ’64 Fellow of Business Economics, at the Smith School of Business (SSB) at Queen’s University. His research examines applications of contract theory to economics of organization, entrepreneurial and corporate finance, and public policy.  His work is published or forthcoming in top-tier academic journals including Management Science; Journal of Law, Economics and Organization; Journal of Industrial Economics; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy; and International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is the recipient of the 2014 Research Excellence Award at the School.

Dr. de Bettignies has taught in a number of different programs since joining Queen’s in 2007, including Full-Time MBA, Queen’s – Cornell EMBA, MSc/PhD, Master of Finance (MFin), Graduate Diploma in Business (GDB), and Commerce programs. He is the recipient of the 2016 Full-Time MBA Teaching Excellence Award, and of the 2016 MFin Professor of the Year Award.

Dr. de Bettignies received his PhD and his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago in 2001. He also holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a MA in Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain.  Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. de Bettignies was Assistant Professor at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

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