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I am Associate 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.



Strategic Management Journal (2018), 39: 2014-2035
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (2018), 53: 1781-1804
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Corporate governance and green innovation  (with Morten Bennedsen)
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2016), 75: 54-72

​​​​​​​​​​​Gender interactions within the family firm  (with Orsola Garofalo and Alessandro Minichilli)
Management Science (2014), 60: 1083-1097

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The value of local political connections in a low-corruption environment  (with Morten Bennedsen)
Journal of Financial Economics (2013), 110: 387-402

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Credit supply and corporate innovation  (with Cedric Schneider and Alminas Zaldokas)
Journal of Financial Economics (2013), 109: 835-855



Unfamiliar family firms (with Mircea Epure and Orsola Garofalo)

CEO education and corporate environmental footprint (with Morten Bennedsen, Birthe Larsen and Philip Rosenbaum)

Pay inequality and gender dynamics at the top (with Orsola Garofalo)

Board connections and debt structure in family firms (with Paolo Colla, Guido Corbetta and Stefano Caselli)

Family control and trust during a financial crisis (with Mircea Epure)
Missing R&D in times of uncertainty


Last change 30/11/2018