Mauricio Medeiros Junior

Mauricio Medeiros Junior

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I am currently a PhD student at the Wharton School’s Finance Department. I have a B.A. in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) and a M.A. in Economics from the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/EPGE). My research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Teaching

FNCE750, Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation, Professor Vinay Nair (EMBA and West EMBA) – Spring 2019

FNCE750, Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation, Professor Luke Taylor (MBA) – Spring 2018 and Fall 2018

FNCE250, Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation, Professor Sylvain Catherine – Spring 2019

Awards and Honors

Mack Institute Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania – 2019

The Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania – 2019

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