Lopende doctoraatsprojecten

Interested in ongoing and past doctoral studies of Vlerick doctoral researchers? Below you find an overview. Feel free to get in touch with them to learn more about their research.

Monica De Jong

Emotional competence and diversity beliefs as moderators of managers' adaptation to the intersections of a racially and gender-diverse workforce

Nicolas Romero Diaz

Measuring and understanding scope 3 green

Amna Mubarak E M Al-Buainain

Fintech startups: a challenge or an opportunity?

Delia Mensitieri

Inclusion starts with I

Hamza Aurangzeb

Can simple rules help ventures survive?

Bjarne Brié

Digital finance: the use of AI in sustainable supplier selection

Ellen Beckstedde

The integration of flexibility procurement in the sequence of electricity markets

Emma Willems

Improving performance measurements through machine learning

Lennert Van der Schraelen

AI-based decision making for sustainable supplier selection

Carl-Erik Heyvaert

Using textual analysis to assess the materiality of risk management in financial reporting

Jonathan D'hondt

The development of children’s beliefs about the trade-off between health and taste in food and the long-term consequences for body weight and related health problems

Anh Nguyen Thi Phuong

How to assure a sustainable career development for the up-coming workforce of Generation Z?

Thomas Decorte

Management control in the context of co-creation: the role of contract design in creative collaborative partnerships


Niels Hilhorst

Value-based healthcare in psoriasis

Matthias Pfisterer

How are employees proactive in strategic behaviors?

Bettina De Ruyck

Flexibility pays off: The impact of CEO remuneration on strategic flexibility and long-term performance

Jeroen Verbouw

Diversity in private equity

Tineke Distelmans

Can contracts stimulate joint creativity while at the same time safeguarding coordination?

Erin Roman

Impacting the health care sector, one costing study at a time

Gianni Spolverato

Can private equity players beat corporate buyers at their own game?

Dries Bourgois

Unpacking antecedents and consequences of entrepreneurs’ positive forecast bias

Viola Darmawan

If your supervisor or team believes that the company that you are auditing is not fraudulent, while you believe otherwise, what will you do?

Karel Jacobs

Value-based healthcare of state-of-the-art care pathways for adult spinal deformity in University Hospitals Leuven

Martin Roach

The future role of gas in a decarbonized energy system

Neveen Saied

How can independent workers thrive in the gig economy?

Leen De Schaepdrijver

What does our digital data tell about us, and how can we benefit from it?

Qusay Hamdan

How far can humanity be taken by CONSUMPTION?

Lien Desmet

Who takes the lead when there is no formal leader?

Said Loyens

Can CEO pay drive sustainability?

David Schamari

Managing reputational risk between business partners in sustainable supply chains

Laurenz Govaerts

What is the value of knowing?

Sladana Babic

Building bridges between mathematics, finance and economics

Xzavier He

How to use language to change people’s mind?

Marjana Subotic

An in-depth examination of founder remuneration

Dimitrios Kolokas

How do FinTech and Unconventional Monetary Policies affect the insurance-macroeconomic growth nexus?

Philip Rogiers

Toward digitally enabled talent management in public administration – mission impossible?

Ben De Coninck

Bridging the gap between governments and small and medium-sized enterprises

Zoë Imhof

Business angels’ investment decisions: do emotions matter?

Mathias Boënne

What if being challenged would be key to unlocking creativity?

Tine Geldof

How can we improve accessibility for cancer drugs?

Iris Roelens

Are you a top influencer?

Thomas Matthys

Banks as producers of private information: what is the role of the relationship lender?


Jeroen Neckebrouck

What if company owners have divergent objectives? The case of private equity backed family firms

Lieselot Danneels

What if the public sector would digitally disrupt itself?

Inge De Clippeleer

Being in the driver’s seat of your job: investigating contextual and individual determinants and outcomes of job crafting

Anantha Divakaruni

Stakeholder relationships, institutional environments and partner-selection in leveraged buyout financing

Jacob Vermeire

Time and money among entrepreneurs in rural Africa: Steps into the unknown

Caroline Baert

Strategic innovation requires an open way of thinking!

Corneel Defrancq

How does Corporate Governance affect M&A decisions and outcomes?

Bart Verwaeren

Controlling outcome or procedures… Which leads to more innovation?

Shari De Baets

Man versus Machine: who wins the forecast competition?

Tina Davidson

What if employees could speak and supervisors could listen?

Maud Van den Broeke

Is standardised product design always better?

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