Paulo M. Gama is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Coimbra. He has a PhD in Management (Finance) and a Master in Management Science from ISCTE-IUL School of Business, and a BA in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (FEUC). He teaches Investments, Financial Statement Analysis, and Entrepreneurial Finance in the undergraduate, graduate and executive programs at FEUC. He is currently a Sub-director of FEUC. His research interests include international investments, corporate finance and behavioral finance and in the relation between firm´s characteristics, including SME´s, and financial performance. Is co-author of textbooks in the field and his research has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of Behavioral Finance.