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Myriam Lagoubi Associate Professor of Finance


Professor of Finance

Myriam Lyagoubi is Doctor in Sciences of Management. Her researches directed her to the study of the behavior of financing of the family and patrimonial companies. Honored in 2003 by the price F.B.N. Miguel Gallo Most Innovative Paper Award. She teaches at EMLYON business School since September, 2000 and gives courses to various public.


  1.  October 22th : Doctorate Degree with honors; Paris IX –Dauphine University
  2. 2002 : University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France
    Ph. D. thesis is titled:“Control, Ownership and Financial Behaviours– a study of French Family Firms”
    Research director : Monsieur le Professeur Elie Cohen
  3. 1993-1994 : Post-Graduate Research Degree in Finance (D.E.A.)
    Major : Corporate finance
    University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France.
  4. 1991-1993 : Master’s degree in Management, specialized in Corporate Finance, University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France
  5. 1989-1991 : Bachelor’s degree in Management and Applied Economics, University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France
  6. June 1989 :  French Baccalauréat (high school diploma)
    Section C (Mathematics and Physics), grade “With Honors”
    Lycée International, Ferney Voltaire, France                    


  1. Since September 2007 : Head of the Specialized Master in Corporate Finance, EMLYON Business School, France
  2. December 2006- April 2007 : Acting Head of the Specialized Master in Corporate Finance, EMLYON Business School, France
  3. Since September 1th, 2000 : Associate Professor of Corporate Finance, EMLYON Business School, France
  4. September 1998- June 2005 : Adjunct Faculty Professor,
    University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France
    University of Paris V-Descartes, Paris, France
    University Lyon II, Lyon, France,
    Institut Supérieur de Gestion, Paris, France
  5. June-September 1993 : Banque S.B.T.-Batif, subsidiary of Crédit Lyonnais Bank, Paris,
    Internship position in the "Francs" back-office.
  6. August 1991 : Société Tunisienne de Banques (S.T.B.), Tunis, Tunisia
    Internship position, Credit Analyst Assistant, Small caps Department.
  7. June-July 1989 : Ciba-Geigy S.A., Paris, France
    Internship position in the Financial Department; workfloor experience to gain insight into a multinational financial management.


  1. Treasurer of AGERA – Alliance of the Grandes Ecoles in Rhône-Alpes Region (France)
  2. Scientific Board  of FBN – Family business Network – French Chapter
  3. International Family Enterprise Research Association (IFERA)
  4. Board of Director “Lyon Place Financière et Tertiaire”


Previous :

Advisory committee member, IFERA 2009 Annual Conference , Cyprus, 24-27 June.

Chair “Financial Practices of SMEs” Caisse d’Epargne Rhône Alpes, Scientific Committee

F.B.N. Miguel Gallo Award 2003 for the paper « Family firms and financial behavior: How the preference of Family shareholders influence firm financing » from the 14th Annual F.B.N. World Conference, Lausanne, 11-14th September. The F.B.N. Award 2003 (the Miguel Angel Gallo Award) recognizes an innovative paper with an outstanding academic quality level of research.

Courses taughtTop

Financial Diagnosis, Leverage Buy outs, Corporate finance

Research InterestTop

Ownership, Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, IPO, Family Businesses, SME