José Miguel Pinto dos Santos
Economia, Finanças, Controlo e Contabilidade
José Miguel Pinto dos Santos holds a Doctorate in Economics (Finance) from the University of Hiroshima (1995), for which he wrote a thesis on volatility in capital markets. Previously, he obtained a Masters degree in Economics (Finance) from the University of Hiroshima (1992), an MBA from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (1986) and an Undergraduate degree in Economics from UCP (1985).
Since 2006, he has been a Professor of Finance at AESE. Before holding this position, he was an Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Research Associate at the University of Hiroshima for 18 years. During this period, he was also a Visiting Professor at Hiroshima University of Economics and at Southern Taiwan University. He began his career working at LNETI, União de Bancos Portugueses and Banco CISF.
He has had sixteen articles published in specialist publications, and he has contributed chapters to several books, in addition to writing many other articles for various publications.
He is the director of the Executive MBA AESE/IESE and a member of the Accreditation Board, EFMD Programme Accreditation System.
He is a researcher for CHAM (UNL). He is on the Editorial Board of the Bulletin of Portuguese-Japanese Studies, and was founder and editor of The Hiroshima Management Review 広島大学マネジメント研究, and editor of The Hiroshima Economic Review 広島大学経済論叢 and Chiiki Keizai Kenkyu 地域経済研究.
In Portugal, he has provided consulting services to European and Asian multinational companies with operations in Portugal. In Japan, he was a Financial Services consultant for the Japan Post.
Professor José Miguel Pinto dos Santos has had numerous articles published:
“Corporate Employment Strategies in Japan, 1991-2003”, with John Sutherland, Asian Business and Management, Vol. 9 (1), pp. 67-100, 2010
“The Board of Directors, the Financial Function and the Survival of Corporations”, Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Knowledge-Based Economy & Global Management, Taiwan, 2009
“Financial Institutions Mergers and Management Efficiency” (Monograph in Japanese; 「金融機関の経営 統合と効率性―銀行の規模・銀行統合と効率性」), with Shuichi Komura, Japan Post 中国 地方郵政局金融懇談会, Hiroshima, Japan, 2006
“A Cautionary Note on the Choice of the Risk-Free Interest Rate in Japan”, The Hiroshima Economic Review, Vol. 24 (3), pp. 93-99, 2001
“Daily Rates of Return and the Modelling of Daily Volatility Time Series”, with Jun-ichiro Fukuchi, Proceedings of The 4th JAFFIE International Conference on Investments and Derivatives, Tokyo, 1997
“Some Empirical Evidence Concerning Stable Distributions”, The Hiroshima Economic Review, Vol. 20 (1), pp. 43-88, 1996
“Fundamentals and Bubbles in Stock Prices: Theory and Evidence”, The Economic Studies, Vol. 10, pp. 123-177, 1993
His areas of interest are as follows:
• management of working capital requirements
• asset valuation
• and risk estimation.