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Francesca Franco

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting

BA (Bocconi University, Italy), PhD (University of Padova, Italy)

Dr Francesca Franco joined London Business School after post-doctoral research in Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She received an undergraduate degree in Business Economics from Bocconi University, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Padova, Italy. 

Before starting her PhD, she was a research fellow and part-time consultant for the Accounting and Finance Department of SDA Bocconi School of Management. Her primary research interests are incentive design, compensation contracting and corporate governance.


  • MBA Management Accounting C106 SPR16 (Streams A-E)


  • FSSM153 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 20-25 September 2015

  • FSSM154 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 29 November-4 December 2015

Research Interests

  • Incentive contracting
  • Executive compensation and corporate governance