I am Assistant Professor at the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University. I got a PhD from Copenhagen Business School and a Master of Science in Economics from Bocconi University. Here you can find my full CV.
My research interests are in the field of corporate governance and family firms. Furthermore, I am interested in the interactions between finance and innovation, and in the behavioral aspects of corporate decision-making. Here is the link to my Google Scholar page.
Executive gender, competitive pressures, and corporate performance (with Orsola Garofalo) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.
Social capital and family control
Explorations in Economic History, forthcoming.
Companies learning to innovate in recessions
Research Policy (2015), 44: 1574-1583
CEO succession mechanisms, organizational context, and performance: a socio-emotional wealth perspective on family-controlled firms (with Alessandro Minichilli, Guido Corbetta and Mattias Nordqvist)
Journal of Management Studies (2014), 51: 1153-1179
The value of local political connections in a low-corruption environment (with Morten Bennedsen)
Journal of Financial Economics (2013), 110: 387-402
How do managerial successions shape corporate financial policies in family firms? (with Alessandro Minichilli and Guido Corbetta)
Journal of Corporate Finance (2011), 17: 1016-1027
SELECTED WORKING PAPERS
Executive gender and tournament incentives (with Orsola Garofalo)