Paul H. Beaumont


CV and Bio

Welcome to my website! I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at McGill University (Desautels Faculty of Management).

Research interests: Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship, Labor and Finance, FinTech.

My CV is available here: CV.



Working Papers

Customer Loyalty in Times of Crisis

with Clémence Lenoir (DG Trésor) - (February 2024)

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Selected presentations: GEP/CEPR, EFA, FIRS, NFA (Best Ph.D. Paper), SFS Cavalcade.

Press coverage: VoxFi


Build or Buy? Human Capital and Corporate Diversification

with Camille Hebert (University of Toronto) and Victor Lyonnet (OSU) - (Sep 2023)

R&R Review of Financial Studies (2nd round)

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Selected presentations: ECGC (Best Ph.D. Paper), Mitsui Finance Symposium, NFA, AFA, SFS Cavalcade, Junior WEFI, MFA, FIRS.

Press coverage: Rotman Insights Hub


Collateral Effects: The Role of FinTech in Small Business Lending

with Huan Tang (LSE) and Eric Vansteenberghe (PSE) - (July 2023)

R&R Review of Financial Studies (1st round)

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Selected presentations: Junior WEFI, ENTFIN, WFA ECWFC, Annual IMF Macro-Finance Research Conference, EIEF Junior Finance Conference, EFA, AFA.

Press coverage: Delve (podcast), Knowledge at Wharton


Relationship Finance in Bond Markets? Evidence from Corporate Call Policy

with David Schumacher (McGill) and Gregory Weitzner (McGill) - (November 2023)

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Press coverage: FinReg blog

Selected presentations: U Dauphine, Banque de France, U Laval, U York.


Contract Completeness of Company Bylaws and Entrepreneurial Success

with Johan Hombert (HEC Paris) and Adrien Matray (Stanford GSB) - (November 2023)

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Draft available upon request.

Selected presentations: ASU Sonoran, WEFI, UIC Conference, WFA.


Permanent Working Papers

Granular Borrowers

with Thibault Libert (ACPR/PSE) and Christophe Hurlin (Université d'Orléans).

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Other Writings

Prime à l'embauche dans les PME : évaluation à partir des déclarations d'embauche

with Antoine Luciani

Document de travail DESE, 2018


Prime à l’embauche dans les petites et moyennes entreprises : une première évaluation à partir des déclarations d’embauche

with Antoine Luciani and Ihssane Slimani Houti

Insee Analyses, 2016

Press coverage: Le Monde, Les Echos


Le financement de l’exportation pour les PME : se mettre à flot pour passer le cap ?

Insee Références, 2016


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