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Prof. Stefano Rossi
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.  Here is a recent Curriculum Vitae and a detailed Research Statement.
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.  His research has been published in top peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Finance, 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 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.