Rodrigo S. Verdi
Associate Professor of Accounting
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
100 Main street E62-666
Cambridge, MA 02142
Office: (617) 253-2956

    Curriculum Vitae

    SSRN Webpage

    Google Webpage

   Working Papers

   Financial Reporting Regulation and Financing Decisions
  with Patricia Naranjo and Daniel Saavedra.

   Are Reporting Incentives and Accounting Standards Substitutes or Complements in Achieving Accounting Comparability?
  with Sudarshan Jayaraman.


   When does the peer information environment matter?
  with Nemit Shroff and Ben Yost.
  Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
      - Peer Info Dataset: Read me file, Excel file, SAS file, Stata file.

   Analysts’ Forecasts and Asset Pricing: A Survey
  with SP Kothari and Eric So.
  Annual Review of Financial Economics 8, (2016) 197-219.

   The Effect of Repatriation Tax Costs on U.S. Multinational Investment
  with Michelle Hanlon and Rebecca Lester.
  Journal of Financial Economics 116 (1), (2015) 179-196.

   Mandatory Disclosure Quality, Inside Ownership, and Cost of Capital
  with John Core and Luzi Hail.
  European Accounting Review 24 (1), (2015) 1-29.

   The Relation between Reporting Quality and Financing and Investment: Evidence from Shocks to Financing Capacity
  with Karthik Balakrishnan and John Core.
  Journal of Accounting Research 52 (1), (2014) 1-39.

   Information Environment and the Investment Decisions of Multinational Corporations
  with Nemit Shroff and Gwen Yu.
  The Accounting Review 89 (2), (2014) 759-790.
      - Online appendix: PDF file.

   Management Forecast Credibility and Underreaction to News
  with Jeffrey Ng and Irem Tuna.
  Review of Accounting Studies 18 (4), (2013) 956-986.

    Peer Choice in CEO Compensation
    with Ana Albuquerque and Gus DeFranco.
    Journal of Financial Economics 108, (2013) 160-181.
      - Analysis dataset: Stata Dataset.
      - Stata program: Stata DO file.

    Adopting a Label: Heterogeneity in the Economic Consequences around IAS/IFRS Adoptions
    with Holger Daske, Luzi Hail, and Christian Leuz.
    Journal of Accounting Research 51 (3), (2013) 495-547.
     - Hand-collected dataset on voluntary IAS/USGAAP adopters.

   Discussion of “Financial Reporting Frequency, Information Asymmetry, and the Cost of Equity”
  Journal of Accounting and Economics 54 (2-3), (2012) 150-153.

   Investor Competition over Information and the Pricing of Information Asymmetry
  with Brian Akins and Jeffrey Ng.
  The Accounting Review 87 (1), (2012) 35-58.

   The Benefits of Financial Statement Comparability
  with Gus DeFranco and S.P. Kothari.
  Journal of Accounting Research 49 (4), (2011) 895-931.
      - SAS program and comparability datasets (1981-2009): SAS program, LST file, Firm-pair-year dataset, Firm-year dataset.
      - SAS program and comparability datasets (1981-2013): SAS program, LST file, Firm-pair-year dataset, Firm-year dataset.
      - Note: The 2013 version of the dataset was created from a newer version of Compustat/CRSP. Please email me if you encounter any issues with the data.

   How does Financial Reporting Quality Relate to Investment Efficiency?
  with Gary Biddle and Gilles Hilary.
  Journal of Accounting and Economics 48 (2-3), (2009) 112-131.

   Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequences
  with Holger Daske, Luzi Hail, and Christian Leuz.
  Journal of Accounting Research 46 (5), (2008) 1085-1142.

   Is Accruals Quality a Priced Risk Factor?
  with John Core and Wayne Guay.
  Journal of Accounting and Economics 46 (1), (2008) 2-22.

   Implications of Transaction Costs for Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift
  with Jeffrey Ng and Tjomme Rusticus.
  Journal of Accounting Research 46 (3), (2008) 661-696.

   Agency problems of excess endowment holdings in not-for-profit firms
  with John Core and Wayne Guay.
  Journal of Accounting and Economics 41 (3), (2006) 307-333.

   Stock market anomalies: What can we learn from repurchases and insider trading?
  with John Core, Wayne Guay, and Scott Richardson.
  Review of Accounting Studies 11 (1), (2006) 49-70.

   Older Papers

   Financial Reporting Quality and Investment Efficiency

   Information Environment and the Cost of Equity Capital