Courses a.y. 2023/2024
12164 FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS - PREPARATORY COURSE
12174 FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL REPORTING
40976 ACCOUNTING 1 - INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING RESEARCH
I am Full Professor and I hold the KPMG Chair in Accounting. I am the current President of the European Accounting Association (2021-2023). I am also a member of the Bocconi University Board. Over the period 2016-2022, I was the Dean of the Bocconi Undergraduate School.
I hold a PhD in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University. During my doctoral studies, I was a visiting student at Harvard Business School. I conducted research for the NYSE and I was a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
My research has been published in leading journals, including Management Science and the European Accounting Review.
I am/was member of the editorial board of several international accounting journals, such as European Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, Accounting in Europe and Accounting and Business Research.
I was awarded the Donato Menichella Prize in 2018 and the title of Ensign of Labor by the President of the Italian Republic. In 2020 I received the Bocconi Impact of Research Award. I have received the Teaching Excellence Award several times over the last few years.
My research interests include financial reporting quality, discretionary disclosure, disclosure to financial markets, corporate governance, international accounting standards, sustainability reporting, auditing, family firms, private firms.
Accruals quality, shocks to macro-uncertainty, and investor response to earnings news
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, Forthcoming
The effects of board interlocks with an allegedly fraudulent company on audit fees
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE, 38(2): 271-301, 2023
What’s in a name? Eponymous private firms and financial reporting quality
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 2022
The effects of conservative reporting on investor disagreement
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 25(3): 451-485., 2016
Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation and Audit Quality
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 25(1): 35-58., 2016
Earnouts: the real value of disagreement in mergers and acquisitions
European Financial Management, Volume 27, Issue 5, Pages 981-1024, November, 2021
Accounting research on private firms: state of the art and future directions
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, 54(2)., 2019
Enforcement quality and the use of earnouts in M&A transactions: international evidence
Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 45(3-4): 437-481, 2018
Accounting Research in Family Firms: Theoretical and Empirical Challenges
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 23(3): 361-385, 2014
The Impact of Corporate Governance and EarningsManagement on Stock Market Liquidity in a HighlyConcentrated Ownership Capital Market
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AUDITING & FINANCE, 28(3):292-316, 2013
Earnings management in domestic versus multinational firms: discussion of “Where do firms manage earnings?”
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 17: 688–699, 2012