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Rodrigo Verdi is the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning and the Nanyang Technological University Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He joined MIT Sloan in 2006 after receiving a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and received tenure at MIT in 2013.

He has taught financial accounting to undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and PhD students over the last 15 years. Prof. Verdi has received numerous teaching awards at MIT and Sloan including the Jamieson Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2021), the MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award (2020), the Best Teacher Award at Sloan School of Management (2021, 2019, 2015), and the Outstanding Teacher Award at Sloan School of Management (2018, 2016).

He is a Senior Editor at the Journal of Accounting Research, and has previously served as an Editor at The Accounting Review and an Associate Editor at Management Science. His research has been published in the premier accounting and finance journals and has received the Distinguished Contributions and Best Paper Award recognitions by the American Accounting Association.

Outside MIT, he has served on the board of trustees at Laspau (a Harvard Affiliate) and the Cambridge Ellis School, as an advisor to the provost at the Unisinos University in Brazil.

Honors

Verdi wins 2022 Outstanding Teacher Award

Verdi chosen as co-winner for Teacher of the Year

Verdi wins Jamison prize

Verdi wins teaching award

Rodrigo Verdi receives American Accounting Association Award

Publications

"The Pecking Order and Financing Decisions: Evidence From Changes to Financial-Reporting Regulation."

Naranjo, Patricia, Daniel Saavedra, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"A Measure of Financial Statement Benchmarking."

Hoitash, Rani, Udi Hoitash, Ahmet Kurt, and Rodrigo Verdi, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6498-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2022.

"Be The Nice Kid (Podcast)."

Verdi, Rodrigo. SpreadLove in Organizations, January 2022.

"The Strategic Choice of Peers in M&A Valuations."

Claudia Imperatore, Gabriel Pundrich, Rodrigo S. Verdi, and Benjamin Yost, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6497-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, June 2021.

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