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Pierre Yourougou

Pierre Yourougou

Professor of Finance Practice
Managing Director of Africa Business Program
Associate Director of Kiebach Center for International Business Studies

Room: 120A

Ph D, New York University, Stern School of Business (Banking and Finance)

Research Topics

  • Corporate finance
  • Emerging markets
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Risk management
  • Project finance
  • African business intelligence
  • Capacity building in public debt management
  • The World Bank

Professor Yourougou has taught courses in corporate finance, investment, bank management, new and emerging markets, global financial system architecture, and money and banking.

Professor Yourougou's research interests are in the areas of emerging markets, corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions. He has refereed articles in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Economics and Business, and Review of Futures Markets.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) (2012)
  • Treasury Spot Achievement Awards - The World Bank (2003)
  • Treasury Spot Achievement Awards - The World Bank (2002)
  • Ranked within the Top 1000 authors in terms of Journal of Finance-equivalent pages (2001)
  • Treasury Spot Achievement Awards - World Bank (2001)
  • President Award for Excellence - World Bank (1998)
  • A.M.I Awards for best publications in professional journals - Laval University (1991)
  • A.M.I Awards for best publications in professional journals - Laval University (1990)
  • Best paper Award - Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (1989)
  • Best Paper Award - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Canada) (1989)
  • The Herman E. Krooss (Dissertation) Award - Stern School of Business, NYU (1986)
  • Global Food Hunger Fellow - Louisiana State University (1977)
  • Graduate studies - Government of Cote d’Ivoire Scholarship Award (1976)
  • Undergraduate studies - French Government Scholarship Award (1971)