Economic sciences - 1

Short description of the research team

Thematic fields of interest/research areas:Business and Management with particular reference to Financial Reporting and Analysis; Intangibles and Intellectual Capital; Risk Management and Reporting; Business, Integrated and Sustainability Reporting; Critical Perspective on Accounting; Behavioural Finance

Manager/head of the team: Prof. Stefano Zambon (PhD, London School of Economics), Chair of Business Economics and Accounting, Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara

Team members: Dr Giuseppe Marzo, Dr Paola Rossi, Dr Laura Girella, Dr Shibashish Mukherjee, Dr Luca Baldin, Dr Niketa Mukherjee, Dr Michela Cordazzo (Free University of Bolzano).


Research infrastructures: International and diverse research team, very extensive and high level research network, research experience and international reputation, first-rate library access, attractive university town, good quality of living and life style


Prerequisites of the trainee researcher:

Level of education: “Marie Curie Individual Fellowship” Action requirements
Research experience: Necessary but not mandatory
Required working language: English (some knowledge of Italian is very useful, though)
Further required requisites: personal commitment, competence, intelligence and curiosity, open-mindedness, and passion for research


Further useful information:

The Ferrara research team is already participating as a level-1 partner in the 4-year Marie Curie Initial Training Network on “Risk Management and Risk Reporting” (lead partner: Manchester Business School; The Network is composed of 19 university and industry partners.

The Ferrara team is currently also a partner in the interesting research project called “Know Us” devoted to investigating the role of Intellectual Capital in the success of small and medium sized companies in Italy and Slovenia.

In the past we have led and participated in official studies for European Commission and OECD.


Contact: Prof. Stefano Zambon, +39-3484449316