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Marcelo Vinhal Nepomuceno

Associate Professor,  Department of Marketing

Marcelo Vinhal Nepomuceno

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email: marcelo.nepomuceno@hec.ca
Phone: 514 340-3180
Secretary: 514 340-6412
Fax: 514 340-5631
Office: 4.756

Other title(s)

  • Forthcoming


  • Ph.D. (Marketing), John Molson School of Business, Concordia University ·
  • M.Sc. (Psychology), University of Brasilia


  • Anti-consumption Lifestyles
  • Consumer Resistance
  • Hormones and Consumer Behavior
  • Materialism
  • Cross-cultural Marketing
  • Social Media and Consumer Behavior

Current research

  • Forthcoming

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (13)

PHILP, Matthew, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal; « When the frugal become wasteful: An examination into how impression management can initiate the end‐stages of consumption for frugal consumers », Psychology & Marketing, vol. 37, no 2, 2020, p. 326-339.

BORAU, Sylvie, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal; « The Self-Deceived Consumer: Women’s Emotional and Attitudinal Reactions to the Airbrushed Thin Ideal in the Absence Versus Presence of Disclaimers », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 154, no 2, 2019, p. 325-340.

DAVIDSON, Alexander, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, LAROCHE, Michel; « Shame on You: When Materialism Leads to Purchase Intentions Toward Counterfeit Products », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 155, no 2, 2019, p. 479-494.

et al.; « Prenatal hormones (2D:4D), intrasexual competition, and materialism in women », Psychology & Marketing, 2019 (status : online).

KROPFELD, Maren Ingrid, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, CORREA DANTAS, Danilo; « The Ecological Impact of Anticonsumption Lifestyles and Environmental Concern », Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, vol. 37, no 2, 2018, p. 245-259.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, LAROCHE, Michel; « When Materialists Intend to Resist Consumption: The Moderating Role of Self-Control and Long-Term Orientation », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 143, no 3, 2017, p. 467-483.

« Patreon et le financement artistique », Revue internationale de cas en gestion, vol. 15, no 3, 2017, p. 1-12.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, LAROCHE, Michel; « Do I Fear Death? The Effects of Mortality Salience on Anti-Consumption Lifestyles », Journal of Consumer Affairs, vol. 50, no 1, 2016, p. 124-144.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, SAAD, Gad, STENSTROM, Eric, MENDENHALL, Zack, IGLESIAS, Fabio; « Testosterone & gift-giving: Mating confidence moderates the association between digit ratios (2D:4D and rel2) and erotic gift-giving », Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 91, 2016, p. 27-30.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, SAAD, Gad, STENSTROM, Eric, MENDENHALL, Zack, IGLESIAS, Fabio; « Testosterone at your fingertips: Digit ratios (2D:4D and rel2) as predictors of courtship-related consumption intended to acquire and retain mates », Journal of Consumer Psychology, vol. 26, no 2, 2016, p. 231-244.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, LAROCHE, Michel; « The Impact of Materialism and Anti-consumption Lifestyles on Personal Debt and Account Balances », Journal of Business Research, Vol. 68, no 3, 2015, p. 654-664.

LAROCHE, Michel, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, RICHARD, Marie-Odile; « Congruency of Humour and Cultural Values in Print Ads », International Journal of Advertising, Vol. 33, no 4, 2014, p. 681-705.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, LAROCHE, Michel, RICHARD, Marie-Odile; « How to Reduce Perceived Risk When Buying Online: The Interactions between Intangibility, Product Knowledge, Brand Familiarity, Privacy and Security Concerns », Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 21, no 4, 2014, p. 619-629.


Book chapters (2)

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, ROHANI, Mina, GRÉGOIRE, Yany; « Consumer Resistance: From Anti-Consumption to Revenge », Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits, Springer, 2017, p. 345-364.

ALFINITO, Solange, NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal, VAZ TORRES, Cláudio, ARAGAO, Bruno Saboya de; « A avaliação da decisão do consumidor sob a perspectiva do julgamento e significado do produto », Marketing de relacionamento & comportamento do consumidor: Estado da arte, produção nacional, novas medidas e estudos empíricos, Atlas, 2015, p. 301-323.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

NEPOMUCENO, Marcelo Vinhal
Concours Subventions d’infrastructure de recherche 2018-2019, HEC Montréal, 2019

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (1)

L'effet du contenu généré par les entreprises et les spécialistes du marketing sur l'engagement et la performance commerciale d'une start-up d'hôtellerie à Montréal , by Pengfei Li
March 2019

Fall 2019

MARK 20107A
Consumer Behavior
MARK 60112
Méthodes quantitatives et concepts fondamentaux en marketing
METH 80109A
Textual Analysis and Psychophysiological Measures

Winter 2019

Consumer Behavior

Fall 2018

Consumer Behavior

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