Dr. Jean de Bettignies is Professor of Business Economics, and Commerce ’64 Fellow of Business Economics, at the Smith School of Business. 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 of Business.

Dr. de Bettignies has taught in a number of different programs since joining Queen's 2007, including Full-Time MBA, Queen’s – Cornell EMBA, MSc/PhD, Master of Finance (MFin), Graduate Diploma in Business (GDB), and Commerce programs. He was nominated for the Teaching Excellence Award in the Full-Time MBA in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015; and in the MFin in 2015.

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 an 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, where he was nominated (2006) for the MBA Teaching Excellence Award.

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