Courses a.y. 2023/2024
11641 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
20479 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT E CORPORATE STRATEGY - MODULO I (PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT) / PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND CORPORATE STRATEGY - MODULE I (PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT)
20820 IMPACT AND SUSTAINABILITY MEASUREMENT
41008 ACCOUNTING 5 - ACCOUNTING AND GOVERNANCE
I am an Associate Professor in the Accounting Department at Bocconi University. I received a B.A. from Bocconi University, a PhD in Economics from the University of Padova, and a postdoc in Accounting at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. My research focuses on executive compensation, incentive contracting, and corporate governance. Before joining Bocconi, I was on the faculty at London Business School (as assistant professor -2007 to 2016- and adjunct associate professor -2016 to 2022) and held visiting lecturer positions at Cambridge Judge Business School, Imperial College London and Cass Business School.
I sit on the Management Committee of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and am the Chair of the EAA Symposia Committee.
My latest research grants are: ‘Multimodal communication in corporate reporting: Combining words and images in corporate disclosure’ (PI, with F. Grossetti), funded by Fondazione Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi; ‘Sustainable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and new communication technologies. From a ‘push’ to a ‘pull’ notion of value and corporate reporting’, (PI, with P. Quattrone), funded by the Institute of Management Accountants Research Foundation (IMA, USA); ‘Calculating sustainability: making accounting and accountants central again’, (with P. Quattrone, funded by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK).
Incentive Contracting, Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance.
Corporate diversification and the cost of debt: the role of segment disclosures
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 91(4): 1139-1165, 2016
Determinants and trading performance of equity deferrals by corporate outside directors
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 63(1): 114-138, 2017
Executive gender pay gaps: the roles of female risk aversion and board representation
CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, 2017
Matching premiums in the executive labor market
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 94(6): 4-28, 2019
Executive deferral plans and insider trading
CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, 39(2): 1054-1084, 2022, 2021