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Antonio Marra

Antonio Marra

Joined Stern 2019

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-83
New York, NY 10012



Antonio Marra joined New York University Stern School of Business in 2019 as Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting.

Prof. Marra is Associate Professor Accounting and Financial Reporting at Bocconi University and Senior Professor at SDA Bocconi - School of Management and MISB SDA Bocconi – Asia Center. At Bocconi he is Coordinator of the MSc in Accounting and Law and member of the Executive Committee of the Department of Accounting. Professor Marra also held Visiting Positions at The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2018), University of Iowa – Tippie College of Business (Spring 2014), Baruch College New York – Zicklin School of Business (2008 to 2010).

Prof. Marra primary research gravitate around Merger and Acquisitions and Accounting Quality Determinants and Economic consequences. Recently he has focused his research agenda on Culture, Biography and Organized Crime and the role they play on Financial Statements outcomes.

Prof. Marra holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration - Concentration Accounting (Pavia, 2009); M.Res - Master in Research in Accounting and Financial Management (Lancaster University, 2007); M.Sc. in Corporate Tax Law (Bocconi, 2004); and Degree in Business Administration and Law (Bocconi, 2001).

He is a Certified CPA and Auditor.

Research Interests

  • Accounting and Financial Markets
  • Accounting Quality
  • Merger and Acquisition

Courses Taught

  • Financial Accounting

Academic Background

Ph.D., Business Administration, 2009
University of Pavia, IT

MRes., Accounting and Financial Management, 2007
Lancaster University, UK

MSc., Corporate Tax Law, 2004
Bocconi University, IT

BA, Business Administration and Law, 2001
Bocconi University , IT

Selected Publications

S.P. Baginski, S. Bozzolan, A Marra, and P. Mazzola (2017)
Strategy, Valuation, and Forecast Accuracy: Evidence from Italian Strategic Plan Disclosures
European Accounting Review. Forthcoming.

Antonia Marra (2017)
Pros and Cons Debate on Fair Value Accounting in a Globalized Economy: A Never Ending Story?
Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, 2017

M. Gietzmann, A. Marra, and A.K. Pettinicchio (2015)
Comment Letter Frequency and CEO Turnover: a Dynamic Survival Analysis
Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, 2015

M. Cameran, J. Francis, A.K. Pettinicchio, and A. Marra (2014)
Are There Adverse Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Rotation? Evidence from the Italian Experience
Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. 2014

A. Marra, and A. Ghosh e D. Moon (2010)
Corporate Boards, Audit Committees and Earnings Management: US Recent Evidence
Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, 2010