Rodrigo Verdi

Faculty

Rodrigo Verdi

About

Rodrigo Verdi is the Nanyang Technological University Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He is also an editor at The Accounting Review.

Verdi has broad interest in capital markets research in accounting and finance. His past research investigates the economic consequences of financial reporting quality to investment efficiency and to the cost of capital. He also has studied the interaction between accounting information, voluntary disclosure, and market efficiency. Overall, Verdi’s research provides insights into the role of accounting information in corporate finance decisions and in capital markets behavior. His research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Journal of Financial Economics. His research has also received the Distinguished Contributions and Best Paper Award recognitions by the American Accounting Association. Earlier, Verdi served as an associate editor at Management Science.

Verdi holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Honors

Rodrigo Verdi receives American Accounting Association Award

Publications

"When Does the Peer Information Environment Matter?"

Shroff, Nemit, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin P. Yost. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 64, No. 2-3 (2017): 183-214.

"Analysts’ Forecasts and Asset Pricing: A Survey."

Kothari, SP, Eric So, and Rodrigo Verdi. Annual Review of Financial Economics Vol. 8, (2016): 197-219.

"The Effect of Repatriation Tax Costs on U.S. Multinational Investment."

Hanlon, Michelle, Rebecca Lester and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 116, No. 1 (2015): 179-196.

"Mandatory Disclosure Quality, Inside Ownership, and Cost of Capital."

Core, John E., Luzi Hail and Rodrigo Verdi. European Accounting Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (2015): 1-29.

"Information Environment and the Investment Decisions of Multinationals Corporations."

Shroff, Nemit, Rodrigo Verdi, and Gwen Yu. The Accounting Review Vol. 89, No. 2 (2014): 759-790.

"The Relation between Reporting Quality and Financing and Investment: Evidence from Shocks to Financing Capacity."

Balakrishnan, Karthik, John E. Core, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 52, No. 1 (2014): 1-36.

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