Mustafa Erdem Sakinç is assistant professor of economics at Université Paris 13 and a researcher at Centre d’Economie de l’Université Paris Nord. He is also senior researcher of the Academic-Industry Research Network a.k.a. theAIRnet. He received his Ph.D. in economics from University of Bordeaux in 2016. His main research focus is the interactions between business strategies, corporate governance, corporate finance and industrial relations that specify contrasting and converging corporate practices in the US and Europe. He is specialized in aerospace, pharmaceutical and ICT industries. He worked as a researcher for several national and international research projects including FINNOV and ISIGrowth which were funded by Framework Programmes of European Commission. He continues to contribute several other research projects headed by theAIRnet.