Jean-François GAJEWSKI, new Director of iaelyon Magellan Research Center

Published on the April 5, 2018 Updated on the April 5, 2018

Jean-François GAJEWSKI, Full Professor in Management was appointed Director of iaelyon Magellan Research Center, University Jean Moulin. His mission is to bring to light the activities of the 80 researchers, the 85 adjunct researchers and the 80 Ph.D. students of the Research Center and to strengthen the links between Research and the socio-economic world.

Jean-François Gajewski has been a Full Professor in Management at iaelyon School of Management, University Jean Moulin since 2017. He is also Vice-Dean for Research and Head of the Research group in Finance.

His research focuses on the general theme of Information and Financial Markets. Based on the events affecting the life of a company (Stock Market listing, Financial Communication, CSR Information, financial security issuance), it aims at appreciating how investors interpret and integrate this information into their decisions.

His works have been published in several scientific journals such as Financial Management, Review of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Accounting Review, etc.  He is also an Associate Publisher of 3 scientific journals : Finance, Finance Contrôle Stratégie, European Journal of Finance.

After completing his studies all the way to the Ph.D. at University Paris-Dauphine, he was awarded the Prize for Best Thesis in Finance by the Paris Stock Exchange and earned a grant from the Ministry of Higher Education and Research after publishing his work.


He succeeds Denis Travaillé as the Director of iaelyon Magellan Research Center.

About iaelyon Magellan Research Center

Optimization of management practices, innovation processes, organizational schemes… iaelyon Magellan Research Center produces and disseminates innovative and recognized research works in link with the key issues in management. The Research activities and the creation of knowledge at iaelyon guarantee the quality of teaching thus enhancing the development of skills and a prospective vision of careers in management.

iaelyon Magellan Research Center has developed several partnerships with different kinds of organizations and works with Research teams in France and abroad.. 

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