Fabrizio Ferri

Associate Professor

Accounting

BA, University of Rome, 1995; MBA, NYU, 1998; PhD, 2005

Joined CBS in 2011

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Fabrizio Ferri

Office
618 Uris

Phone
212-854-0425

E-mail
ff2270@columbia.edu

Fax
212-316-9219

Teaching and research interest

Fabrizio Ferri joined Columbia Business School's faculty in 2011. He teaches the Financial Planning and Analysis course in the MBA as well as Ph.D. seminars on executive pay and corporate governance. Professor Ferri's research interests focus primarily on corporate governance issues, with particular emphasis on shareholder activism and executive compensation. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Review of Financial Studies, The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies, the Review of Finance and the Journal of Corporate Finance. Media mentions to note include The New York Times, Business Week, Forbes, Barron's, The Washington Post, Financial Times and CFO Magazine. Professor Ferri has received an award for Best Paper at the John L. Weinberg Center 2012 Corporate Governance Symposium, the AAA Management Accounting Section 2009 Conference and the 2007 Eastern Finance Association Conference. Professor Ferri earned a B.S. com laude in Economics and Business Administration from La Sapienza Rome University, and an MBA and Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business (New York University). Prior to joining Columbia, he was a member of the faculty at Harvard Business School and Stern School of Business, teaching financial and managerial accounting to undergraduate, MBA and executive students, and worked as a consultant at Stern Stewart & Co, specializing in performance measurement and executive pay.

Chapters

Say on Pay In Research Handbook on Shareholder Power (2014)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri

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‘Low-Cost’ Shareholder Activism: A Review of the Evidence In Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law (2012)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri

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Journal articles

Say on Pay Votes and CEO Compensation: Evidence from the UK In Review of Finance (2013)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri, David Maber

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Shareholder Votes and Proxy Advisors: Evidence from Say on Pay In Journal of Accounting Research (2013)
Author(s): Yonca Ertimur, Fabrizio Ferri, David Oesch

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Reputation Penalties for Poor Monitoring of Executive Pay: Evidence from Option Backdating In Journal of Financial Economics (2012)
Author(s): Yonca Ertimur, Fabrizio Ferri, David Maber

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Shareholder Activism and CEO Pay In Review of Financial Studies (2011)
Author(s): Yonca Ertimur, Fabrizio Ferri, Volkan Muslu

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Board of Directors' Responsiveness to Shareholders: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals In Journal of Corporate Finance (2010)
Author(s): Yonca Ertimur, Fabrizio Ferri, Stephen Stubben

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Discussion of "Explicit Relative Performance Evaluation in Performance-Vested Equity Grants" In The Review of Accounting Studies (2009)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri

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The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Financial Reporting and Compensation: The Case of Employee Stock Options Expensing In The Accounting Review (2009)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri, Tatiana Sandino

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Working Papers

Management influence on investors: Evidence from shareholder votes on the frequency of say on pay (2013)
Author(s): Fabrizio Ferri, David Oesch

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Forthcoming Articles

Does the Director Election System Matter? Evidence from Majority Voting In Review of Accounting Studies (2013)
Author(s): Yonca Ertimur, Fabrizio Ferri, David Oesch

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