External Researcher

  • Centre for Owner-Managed Businesses
External Researcher
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Morten Bennedsen is the André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise at INSEAD and the Academic Director of the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise. He obtained his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1998, a Master’s degree with distinction from London School of Economics, and a Bachelor Degree from the University of Copenhagen. His area of teaching includes family business governance, corporate governance, applied microeconomics, and firm theory.

Morten Bennedsen’s main research area is the governance of family firms and other closely held corporations in a global context. He has done research on family firms, closely held corporations, capital structures, venture capital, investor protection, ownership structures, and privatisation.

Morten Bennedsen’s research has been cited in many international newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune and business newspapers in Germany, Nederlands, Portugal, Norway and Denmark.


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