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Assistant Professor
Department of Finance

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Biographical note

Alberto Manconi is Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University. After graduating from his PhD at Insead in 2010, Alberto worked for six years in the Finance Department at Tilburg University (Netherlands). He joined Bocconi in September 2016. Alberto's research interests revolve around institutional investors (especially mutual funds), their performance, their impact on the firms whose stocks they hold, their internal organization, and their effect on market efficiency and stability. Alberto's research has been presented at all major international conferences in the field of financial economics (AFA, WFA, EFA, FIRS), and it has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Review of Finance.

Academic CV

Alberto worked at Tilburg University (Tilburg, NL) for six years, 2010-2016, and joined Bocconi in September 2016.

Research areas

Financial intermediation and institutional investors; corporate finance.

Selected publications

  • Kempf, E., A. Manconi, and O. Spalt, 2016, Distracted shareholders and corporate actions, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
  • Manconi, A., M. Massa, and L. Zhang, 2015, Bondholder concentration and the cost of debt: Evidence from a natural experiment, Review of Finance 20, 127-159 
  • Manconi, A., and M. Massa, 2013, A servant to many masters: Competing shareholder preferences and limits to catering, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 48, 1693-1716
  • Manconi, A., M. Massa, and A. Yasuda, 2012, The role of institutional investors in propagating the financial crisis of 2007-2008, Journal of Financial Economics 104, 491-518