Ulrich Hege

Ulrich Hege

TSE Research Faculty

Professor of Finance, TSE

Research interests

Financial Economics
Corporate Finance
Contract Theory
Law and Economics


Ulrich Hege is Professor of Toulouse School of Economics since 2016. He was Director of TSE until 2017 and Vice-President until 2020. Prior to joining TSE, he was Professor and Associate Dean at HEC Paris. He has also held previous faculty positions at Tilburg University (Netherlands) and ESSEC (Paris), and has been a Visiting Associate Professor at London Business School and at New York University Stern School of Business. He earned M.A. degrees in Economics from the University of Frankfurt (Germany) in 1989 and from Princeton University in 1992, and received a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Princeton University in 1994 with a doctoral thesis on financial contracting. His main research area is in Financial Economics, but he also worked on questions in contract theory, entrepreneurship, regulation, law and economics, and digital economics. In Financial Economics, he has worked and extensively published on topics such as mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity, corporate governance, debt restructuring and bankruptcy, and financial regulation. His research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of Business, Review of Finance, Harvard Business Review, and in other prestigious international journals. Ulrich Hege is a Research Affiliate with ECGI, the European Corporate Governance Institute, and was a two-times member of the executive board of the European Finance Association.


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