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

He is currently a senior editor at the Journal of Accounting Research.

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 editor at The Accounting Review and an associate editor at Management Science.

Verdi holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Honors

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.

"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.

"Discussion of Economic Consequences of IFRS Adoption: The Role of Changes in Disclosure Quality."

Narano, Patricia and Rodrigo Verdi. Contemporary Accounting Research Vol. 38, No. 1 (2021): 129-179. 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, 2021.

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