Rodrigo Verdi


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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.


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


"CEO Tax Effects on Acquisition Structure and Value."

Hanlon, Michelle, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin Yost. The Accounting Review. Forthcoming.

"Calendar Rotations: A New Approach for Studying the Impact of Timing using’ Earnings Announcements."

Noh, Suzie, Eric So, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Financial Economics. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

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

Narano, Patricia and Rodrigo Verdi. Contemporary Accounting Research. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"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.

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

Kim, Jinhwan, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin Yost. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 58, No. 5 (2020): 1249-1297. Download Paper.

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

Roychowdhury, Sugata, Nemit Shroff, and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 68, No. 2-3 (2019): 101246. Download Paper.

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