Thank you for visiting my webpage! I am a professor of finance at EDHEC Business School and a CEPR research affiliate. I hold a PhD from the Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Lugano and I have been a research doctoral visitor at Harvard University. My main research interests are in asset management, household finance, and corporate finance. You can contact me at [email protected] and download my CV here:




Published Papers

1) Debt De-risking with J. Cutura and A. Schrimpf, Management Science Forthcoming

2) Revisiting Family Firms Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Forthcoming

3) Trading Out of Sight: An Analysis of Cross-Trading in Mutual Fund Families with A. Eisele, T. Nefedova, and K. Peijnenburg Journal of Financial Economics 2020, Vol 135, Issue 2, Pages 359-378

4) Noncognitive Abilities and Financial Distress: Evidence from a Representative Household Panel with K. Peijnenburg Review of Financial Studies 2019, Vol 32, Issue 10, Pages 3884-3919

5) Threat of Entry and Debt Maturity: Evidence from Airlines Journal of Financial Economics 2018, Vol 127, Issue 2, Pages 226-247
WFA Cubist Systematic Strategies Award for Outstanding Research

Working Papers

6) Breaking Bad: How Health Shocks Prompt Crime, R&R at American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
with E. Colmsjö, K. Peijnenburg, and S. Andersen

7) Green Window Dressing with M. Rubin
Presentations: Cornell University Conference in ESG Investing 2023, Eurofidai/ESSEC Paris**, CEPR Caffe Series**

Non-technical summary

8) Do Underpriced Firms Innovate Less?

Work in Progress

9) Bad Loans For Sale with M. Bottero, S. Lenzu, and F. Mezzanotti

Selected Media Coverage

VOX EU Smoke and mirrors: A look inside ESG fund portfolios
Responsible Investor Study suggests US funds used window dressing to boost Morningstar ESG ratings
VOX EU The Effects of Health Shocks on Crime
Bloomberg All in the family
The Times Family ties leave business in a real bind
VOX EU Understanding household financial distress: The role of noncognitive abilities
Bloomberg More and More Bond Trading Is Being Done Under the Same Roof
Reuters When dark markets are unfair to mutual fund investors