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Francesco Bova

Francesco  Bova

Francesco Bova

Associate Professor of Accounting


PhD, Yale University


Francesco is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Rotman. Francesco has diverse research interests, and has focused most recently on issues related to equity-based compensation and gray markets. He has papers forthcoming or published in a variety of top journals including: The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Marketing Science, and Production and Operations Management. Francesco is a former recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the GBC Instructor Award for Full-Time Courses. Francesco is actively involved in Rotman’s Creative Destruction Lab as an academic advisor, moderator, and lab economist for the quantum stream.

Academic Positions

  • 2015 -

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2008 - 2015

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

Honors and Awards

  • 2016

    J. Robert Beyster Research Award,

  • 2016 - 2017

    The Joseph Cabral Distinguished Scholar and Fellow Award,

  • 2014

    Connaught New Researcher Award,

  • 2013

    Accurate Equity Fellowship,

  • 2012

    GBC Instructor's Award for Full-Time Core Courses,

  • 2011

    Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching,

  • 2011

    Louis O. Kelso Faculty Fellowship for Research in Employee Ownership,

  • 2010

    Standard Research Grant (Co-Investigator), w. G. Richardson, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  • 2010

    Rutgers Fellowship for Research in Employee Ownership,

  • 2009 - 2015

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2009

    Research Grant (Co-Applicant), CMA Canada / CAAA

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2018 -

    Editor, Journal of International Accounting Research

  • 2014 - 2018

    Associate Editor, Journal of International Accounting Research

  • 2012 - 2014

    Editorial Board, Journal of International Accounting Research

  • 2017 -

    Editorial Board, Contemporary Accounting Research

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