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ANTONIO MARRA

ANTONIO MARRA
Associate Professor
Department of Accounting

Courses a.y. 2022/2023

12040 ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING
30024 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
40979 ACCOUNTING 4 - DISCLOSURE AND REAL EFFECTS

Courses previous a.y.

In the last five years my teaching concentrated on Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Firms’ valuation, and Merger and Acquisitions at Undergraduate and MBA Level. I teach also a Ph.D. course on Accounting disclosures and Real effects.


Biographical note

I am an Associate Professor of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Accounting, Financial Management and Control at Bocconi University. I hold visiting positions at Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, Stern School of Business – New York University, University of Iowa, and Baruch College. 

A Bocconi graduate in Accounting and Law. I specialized at Università degli Studi di Pavia, Lancaster University Management School and London School of Economics and Political Science.


About

I have written several accounting books and my research have been published in leading international journals including The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies, the Auditing: A journal of Practice and Theory; the European Accounting Review; and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, among others. I am Research Fellow at the Bocconi BAFFI-CAREFIN research center.


Research interests

My research centers on accounting quality determinants and their economic consequences; mergers and acquisitions and particular emphasis is given to the role of culture and its dynamics in the accounting context.


Selected Publications

Bianchi, Pietro A.; Marra, Antonio; Masciandaro, Donato; Pecchiari, Nicola
Organized crime and firms' financial statements: evidence from criminal investigations in Italy
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2021


Bonacchi, Massimiliano ; Marra, Antonio ; Zarowin, Paul
Organizational structure and earnings quality of private and public firms
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 24(3): 1066-1113., 2019



Baginski, Stephen Paul; Bozzolan, Saverio; Marra, Antonio; Mazzola, Pietro
Strategy, valuation, and forecast accuracy: evidence from italian strategic plan disclosures
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 26(2): 341–378., 2017

Marra, Antonio; Pettinicchio, Angela; Semprini, Massimiliano
IFRS workbook: comprehensive set of worked examples
McGraw-Hill, 2016

Marra, Antonio
The pros and cons of fair value accounting in a globalized economy: a never ending debate
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AUDITING & FINANCE, 31(4): 582-591., 2016

Marra, Antonio; Pettinicchio, Angela; Semprini, Massimiliano
International Financial Reporting Standards: accounting and financial reporting using IFRS
McGraw-Hill, 2015

Cameran, Mara; Francis, Jere R.; Marra, Antonio; Pettinicchio, Angela
Are There Adverse Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Rotation?Evidence from the Italian Experience
AUDITING, 34 (1): 1-24., 2015

Gietzmann, Miles; Marra, Antonio; Pettinicchio, Angela
Comment letter frequency and CFO turnover: a dynamic survival analysis
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AUDITING & FINANCE, 31(1): 79-99., 2015