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Marie Dutordoir is a Professor of Finance at Alliance Manchester Business School. She has a PhD in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven (Louvain), Belgium (2006). She spent the final year of her PhD as a visiting scholar at Columbia Business School (New York). Before joining Manchester Business School in April 2009, Marie held an Assistant Professor position at the Rotterdam School of Management (The Netherlands). 

Marie's key research interest lies in corporate finance. Her work deals with corporate securities issuance, mergers and acquisitions, the impact of short selling on corporate finance decisions, and corporate social responsibility. She is also interested in topics at the interface between finance and other business disciplines (e.g., accounting, marketing and supply chain management). Marie holds scientific publications in Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, and Journal of Corporate Finance, among others. She has presented her work at major international conferences and practitioner events, and acts as a reviewer for leading journals in the field.

Marie's teaching covers corporate finance topics and research methods. She has taught/is still teaching UG, MSc, MBA, PhD, and Exec Ed students. She teaches an award-winning workshop on time management for academics. She has also supervised/ and is still supervising several PhD students on corporate finance topics.  

Marie was Head of the Accounting and Finance Division from 2018 until 2021, and Postgraduate Research Director of the Division from 2014 until 2018.  She is currently Director of AMBS' Full-time MBA. 

Research interests

Securities issuance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Short selling, Topics at the interface between finance and other business disciplines, (Policy) event studies, Corporate social responsibility

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

External positions

External examiner, University of Glasgow

1 Sept 2014 → …

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Sustainable Futures


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