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Professor Stefano Rossi

Associate Professor of Finance
Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
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Stefano Rossi, Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
ECGI Research Associate (2009) :

Stefano Rossi is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Finance Area in the Krannert School of Management. Stefano is a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), and an Associate Editor of European Financial Management.

Stefano's research interests include corporate governance, bankruptcy and financial distress, debt financing, international finance, sovereign borrowing, financing of innovations, and market mis-pricings due to institutional frictions and strategic trading.

Stefano's research has been published in top peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Financial Economics and The Review of Financial Studies, and has been featured in publications such as The Financial Times and The Economist. Stefano's research on the evolution of ownership (with J. Franks and C. Mayer) was awarded two international prizes for Best Paper by the European Corporate Governance Institute.

Prior to joining Purdue Stefano has taught at the Stockholm School of Economics, Cornell University, and Imperial College.

Stefano holds a BA and an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, and a PhD in Finance from London Business School.

Research Interests
Corporate governance
International finance
Law and finance
Technological innovations

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What do the Data Say? ECGI Finance Working Paper 425/2014 June 2014
Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions? ECGI Finance Working Paper 422/2014 May 2014
Good Monitoring, Bad Monitoring ECGI Finance Working Paper 418/2014 April 2014
Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes U.K. Focus Fund ECGI Finance Working Paper 138/2006 December 2006
Spending Less Time with the Family: The Decline of Family Ownership in the UK ECGI Finance Working Paper 035/2004 January 2004
Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions ECGI Finance Working Paper 025/2003 September 2003
Ownership: Evolution and Regulation ECGI Finance Working Paper 009/2003 January 2003 (Revised December 2004) Winner of the 2004 ECGI Clinical Paper Competition Joint winner of the 2005 Standard Life Investments Finance Prize (Best paper in the Finance Working Paper series)

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