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Angela Pettinicchio
SDA Associate Professor of Practice
Department of Accounting

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Courses a.y. 2020/2021


Courses previous a.y.

Biographical note

Born in Reading (UK), on the 9th July 1981. Degree in Business Administration and Law- Università Bocconi; M.Res in Finance Cass Business School (London); Ph.D Accounting, Cass Business School (London).

Academic CV

SDA Bocconi Associate PRofessor of Practice in Accounting. She is member of the Editorial Board of European Accounting Review and of JOurnal of Management and Governance. Previously, she worked as Assistant Professor in the Accounting Department of Bocconi University and coordinator of the Msc in Accounting, Financial management and Control

Research areas

Research Interests

Auditing, Audit quality, Audit pricing, Earnings management, Financial Reporting monitoring mechanisms.


Teaching Interests

Introductory Financial Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Group Accounting, Auditing.




- Horton J., Livne G., A. Pettinicchio. Empirical Evidence on Reporting Quality under Dual Mandatory Rotation Rule. European Accounting Review. Forthcoming.

- Cameran M., Calabrò A., Campa D., A. Pettinicchio. Financial Reporting in Family Firms: How Socioemotional Wealth Drives Information Quality. Journal of Small Business Management. Forthcoming 

- Cafarelli A., Cameran A., A, Pettinicchio. Gender Pay Gap and Financial Performance. Economia & Management.(2020)

- Pettinicchio A., 2018. SEC supervisory activity in the banking industry. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 

- Cameran M., A. Ditillo, and A. Pettinicchio, 2017. Audit Team Attributes Matter: How diversity affects audit quality, European Accounting Review. Vol. 27(4), pp. 595-621.  EAR 2018 Best Paper Award

- Gietzmann M., Marra A., A. Pettinicchio, 2015. Comment Letter Frequency and CFO Turnover: a Dynamic Survival Analysis. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. Vol. 31(1) 79-99. . 

- Cameran M, Pettinicchio A.K., Negri G, 2015. The audit mandatory rotation rule: the state of the art. The Journal of Financial Perspectives, pp. 61-75, Vol. 3

- Cameran M., J. Francis, A. Marra, A. Pettinicchio, 2015. Are there Adverse Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Rotation? Evidence from the Italian Experience. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol.32, No.1,  pp.1-24;

 - Cameran M., Campa D., A. Pettinicchio, 2014. IFRS Adoption Among Private Companies: Impact on Earnings Quality. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. Vol. 29(39) 278-305.

- Cameran M, Pettinicchio A.K., Negri G. The audit mandatory rotation rule: the state of the art. THE JOURNAL OF FINANZIAL PERSPECTIVES, pp. 61-75, Vol. 3

- Cameran M, Pettinicchio A.K. Adozione del principi contabili internazionali da parte delle società non quotate italiane: quali conseguenze sul costo del debito? ECONOMIA & MANAGEMENT, pp. 81-95, N°4

- Gietzmann M., A. Pettinicchio, 2014. External Auditor Reassessment of Client Business Risk Following the Issuance of a Comment Letter by the SEC. European Accounting Review, Vol. 23(1):57-85.

- Cameran M., Gabbioneta C., Moizer P., A. Pettinicchio, 2010. What do Client-Firms Think of their Auditors? Evidence from the Italian Market. Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 12(4):316-326.

- Cameran M., Moizer P., A. Pettinicchio, 2010. Customer Satisfaction, Corporate Image, and Service Quality in Professional Services, The Service Industries Journal, Vol. 30(3):421-435.

Chapters in books:

- Pettinicchio A. Principi Contabili Internazionali in G. Stocchetti “Valutazione ed Analisi di Bilancio”, Pearson, 2014.

- Siciliano G., Cattaneo A., A. Pettinicchio. La valutazione delle attività finanziarie ed il bilancio consolidato in G. Stocchetti “Valutazione ed Analisi di Bilancio”, Pearson, 2013.

- Cameran, M., Pettinicchio A. The Effect of Audit Firm Mandatory Rotation Rule, in  M.A. Frison-Roche (ed), Vers quelle régulation de l'audit faut-il aller?, Lextenso edition. 2011

- Cameran M., Pettinicchio A. Italy, in Previts, Walton & Wolnizer, A Global History of Accounting, Financial Reporting and Public Policy: Europe. Vol.14A. 2010.

 - Pettinicchio A., Le opinioni dei clienti in Cameran M. and Livatino M., La reputazione delle società di revisione operanti in Italia. Premium price, criteri di selezione e opinioni dei clienti. Egea, Milano, 2005.


Cameran M., A. Ditillo, A. Pettinicchio, Auditing Teams: Dynamics and Efficency, Routledge, Oxon & NewYork, 2017.

Marra A., Semprini M. and Pettinicchio A. (2016) – “IFRS Workbook Comprehensive Set of Worked Examples”.  MCGraw Hill.

International Financial Reporting Standards. Accounting and Financial Reporting using IFRS. 2015, con A. Marra e M. Semprini. MCGraw Hill.

Pettinicchio A. "La rotazione obbligatoria del revisore contabile: un'indagine empirica nel panorama italiano", Egea, Milano, 2014.

Cameran, M., D. Campa,  A. Pettinicchio, "L'adozione dei principi contabili internazionali da parte delle società italiane: determinanti ed effetti", Egea, Milano, 2013.