Miguel Duro

Miguel Duro is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting and Control department and Director of the Center for International Finance (CIF) at IESE Business School. His research focuses on corporate governance, banking, corporate disclosure, accounting attributes, and public enforcement. He has published several papers at top-tier journals (Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, etc.). He received a PhD from Columbia Business School, an Executive MBA from IESE Business School, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Seville. He is a Certified International Investor Analyst (CIIA®) with 10 years of experience in several industries.

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