Courses a.y. 2023/2024
30024 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
40979 ACCOUNTING 4 - DISCLOSURE AND REAL EFFECTS
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.
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.
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.
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.
Organized crime and firms' financial statements: evidence from criminal investigations in Italy
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2021
Corporate Social Responsibility and the market reaction to negative events: evidence from inadvertent and fraudulent restatement announcements
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 96(2): 81-106., 2021
Organizational structure and earnings quality of private and public firms
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 24(3): 1066-1113., 2019
Financial statement analysis : firms’ analysis and valuation
McGraw Hill, 2021
All that glitters is not gold! Independent directors' attributes and earnings quality: beyond formal independence
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, 29(6): 567-592, 2021
Strategy, valuation, and forecast accuracy: evidence from italian strategic plan disclosures
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 26(2): 341–378., 2017
IFRS workbook: comprehensive set of worked examples
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
International Financial Reporting Standards: accounting and financial reporting using IFRS
Are There Adverse Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Rotation?Evidence from the Italian Experience
AUDITING, 34 (1): 1-24., 2015
Comment letter frequency and CFO turnover: a dynamic survival analysis
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AUDITING & FINANCE, 31(1): 79-99., 2015