Rodrigo Verdi


Rodrigo Verdi


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.


Rodrigo Verdi receives American Accounting Association Award


"The Effects of Financial Reporting and Disclosure on Corporate Investment: A Review."

Roychowdhury, Sugata, Nemit Shroff, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting and Economics. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"Do Firms Strategically Internalize Disclosure Spillovers? Evidence from Cash-Financed M&As."

Kim, Jinhwan, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin Yost, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5868-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, July 2019.

"CEO Tax Effects on Acquisition Structure and Value."

Hanlon, Michelle, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin Yost, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5867-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, June 2019.

"Public Financial Statements and Private Firm Equity Financing."

Verdi, Rodrigo, Brian Baik, and Natalie Berfeld, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5869-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, 2019.

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

Naranjo, Patricia L., Daniel Saavedra, and Rodrigo Verdi, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5870-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, May 2018.

"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.

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