Stefano Rossi

Bocconi University

Professor of Finance

Via Roentgen 1

Milano, MI 20136

Italy

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Citation 80

Ownership: Evolution and Regulation

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 09/2003, EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 3205, AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2008
Julian R. Franks, Colin Mayer and Stefano Rossi
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Evolution, ownership, investor protection, equity issues, trust

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Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes U.K. Focus Fund

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 138/2006, London Business School Finance Working Paper No. FIN462
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2023
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Shareholder activism, institutional investors, real authority

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Citation 137

Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2003
Stefano Rossi and Paolo F. Volpin
Bocconi University and Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
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Mergers and acquisitions, Corporate governance, Investor protection

Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jun 2003
Stefano Rossi and Paolo F. Volpin
Bocconi University and Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
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Mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, investor protection

Spending Less Time with the Family: The Decline of Family Ownership in the UK

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Julian R. Franks, Colin Mayer and Stefano Rossi
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Family ownership, control, takeovers

Spending Less Time with the Family: The Decline of Family Ownership in the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w10628
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2022
Julian R. Franks, Colin Mayer and Stefano Rossi
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Citation 19

Signaling Safety

Chicago Booth Research Paper 17-30, Fama-Miller Working Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 653/2020, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 04 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2020
Roni Michaely, Stefano Rossi and Michael Weber
The University of Hong Kong, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Finance
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Dividends, Payout Policy, Cash-Flow Volatility, Signaling Model

The Information Content of Dividends: Safer Profits, Not Higher Profits

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 12 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2018
Roni Michaely, Stefano Rossi and Michael Weber
The University of Hong Kong, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Finance
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Dividends, Payout Policy, Cash Flow Volatility, Signaling Model

The Information Content of Dividends: Safer Profits, Not Higher Profits

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6751
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Roni Michaely, Stefano Rossi and Michael Weber
The University of Hong Kong, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Finance
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dividends, payout policy, cash flow volatility, signaling model

Signaling Safety

NBER Working Paper No. w24237
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2023
Roni Michaely, Stefano Rossi and Michael Weber
The University of Hong Kong, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Finance
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Signaling Safety

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14174
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Stefano Rossi, Michael Weber and Roni Michaely
Bocconi University, University of Chicago - Finance and The University of Hong Kong
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cash-flow volatility, dividends, Payout policy, signaling model

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 422/2014 - forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Marco Becht, Andrea Polo and Stefano Rossi
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University
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Corporate acquisitions, shareholder voting, corporate governance

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10506
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Marco Becht, Andrea Polo and Stefano Rossi
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University
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corporate acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder voting

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Patents, Capital Structure and the Demand for Corporate Securities

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University
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Technological innovation, patent, capital structure

Optimal Resolutions of Financial Distress by Contract

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2008
Nicola Gennaioli and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Bocconi University
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Corporate bankruptcy, Creditor Protection, Financial contracting

Contractual Resolutions of Financial Distress

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2009
Nicola Gennaioli and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Bocconi University
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Financial Distress, Investor Protection, Financial Contracting

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Good Monitoring, Bad Monitoring

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 418/2014
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Yaniv Grinstein, Yaniv Grinstein and Stefano Rossi
Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) HerzliyahCornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Bocconi University
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monitoring, corporate governance, case law, regulation

Sovereign Default, Domestic Banks, and Financial Institutions

Journal of Finance 69 (2014), 819-866
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2021
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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Sovereign Risk, Capital Flows, Institutions, Financial Liberalization, Sudden Stops

Sovereign Default, Domestic Banks and Financial Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7955
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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Capital Flows, Financial Liberalization, Institutions, Sovereign Risk, Sudden Stops

Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What Do the Data Say?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 425/2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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Sovereign Risk, Sovereign Default, Government Bonds

Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What Do the Data Say?

IMF Working Paper No. 14/120
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Aug 2014
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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Banks, Government securities, Bonds, Sovereign risk, Return on investment, Sovereign debt defaults, Banking crisis, Sovereign Default, Government Bonds, bond, public bonds, bond returns, sovereign bond, sovereign defaults, central bank, government bond, private credit, demand for bonds, bond return, financial institutions, sovereign bonds, bond prices, financial markets, bond spreads, bond index, international financial statistics, financial intermediation, bond market, domestic financial markets, financial repression, global bond, global bond index, emerging market bond, sovereign bond market, market bond, central banks, debt crisis, debt restructuring, foreign bonds, international financia

Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What Do the Data Say?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10044
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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government bonds, sovereign default, sovereign risk

Credit Cycles, Expectations, and Corporate Investment

Number of pages: 105 Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Huseyin Gulen, Mihai Ion, Candace Jens and Stefano Rossi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Arizona - Department of Finance, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management and Bocconi University
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Credit-market sentiment, credit cycles, corporate investment, over-extrapolation

Credit Cycles, Expectations, and Corporate Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13679
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Stefano Rossi, Huseyin Gulen and Mihai Ion
Bocconi University, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
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corporate investment, Credit cycles, Credit-market sentiment, over-extrapolation

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Rational Quantitative Trading in Efficient Markets

Journal of Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2020
Stefano Rossi and Katrin Tinn
Bocconi University and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
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Quantitative trading, Uncertainty about informed trading, Market efficiency, Learning

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Citation 18

Judicial Discretion in Corporate Bankruptcy

UBC Winter Finance Conference 2008 Paper, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
Nicola Gennaioli and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Bocconi University
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Judicial Discretion, Corporate Bankruptcy

Judicial Discretion in Corporate Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
Nicola Gennaioli and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Bocconi University
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Judicial Discretion, Corporate Bankruptcy

Insurance Companies and the Propagation of Liquidity Shocks to the Real Economy

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
Yubo Liu, Stefano Rossi and Hayong Yun
Xiamen University, Bocconi University and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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insurance companies, market liquidity, natural disasters, fire sales, reinsurance, public and private investment

Insurance Companies and the Propagation of Liquidity Shocks to the Real Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16322
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Yubo Liu, Stefano Rossi and Hayong Yun
Xiamen University, Bocconi University and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Institutions, Public Debt and Foreign Finance

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin and Stefano Rossi
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University
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Sovereign Risk, Capital Flows, Institutions, Financial Liberalization, Sudden Stops

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Should Shareholders Have a Say on Acquisitions?

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 734/2021
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Marco Becht, Andrea Polo and Stefano Rossi
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance and Bocconi University
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Corporate acquisitions, shareholder voting, corporate governance

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The Role of Lockups in Stock Mergers

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Zhong Chen, Yi Liu and Stefano Rossi
King's Business School, King's College London, King’s College London and Bocconi University
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Lockups, mergers and acquisitions, stock deals, equity valuation

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Credit Market Driven Acquisitions

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2022
Huseyin Gulen, Candace Jens and Stefano Rossi
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management and Bocconi University
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takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, credit quality, merger waves.

Financial Reform and Public Good Provision: Municipal Bankruptcy Law and the Financing of Hospitals

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2021
Stefano Rossi and Hayong Yun
Bocconi University and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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bankruptcy, Chapter 9, municipal bonds, hospitals

What Drives Financial Reform? Economics and Politics of the State-Level Adoption of Municipal Bankruptcy Laws

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10984
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Stefano Rossi and Hayong Yun
Bocconi University and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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bankruptcy, Chapter 9, judicial efficiency, labor union, municipal bonds

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The Coherence Side of Rationality: Rules of Thumb, Narrow Bracketing, and Managerial Incoherence in Corporate Forecasts

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Bocconi Universityaffiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University
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Coherence, Rules of Thumb, Narrow Bracketing, Firm Expectations

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The Origination and Evolution of Ownership and Control

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 May 2003
Julian R. Franks, Colin Mayer and Stefano Rossi
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
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Ownership, control, stock markets, investor protection

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The VAT Trap: How Consumption Tax Hikes Make Firms Pay Out More and Invest Less

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jan 2024
Martin Jacob, Roni Michaely and Stefano Rossi
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, The University of Hong Kong and Bocconi University
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Consumption Tax, Capital Accumulation, Corporate Payout, Tax Policy

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Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes UK Focus Fund

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 3093-3129, 2009
Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University

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