Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Pietro Bianchi

Pietro Bianchi

Assistant Professor
School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 314
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-3253

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Accounting
    IE Business School, Madrid, Spain

Professional Activities

Pietro A. Bianchi joined the School of Accounting in 2019. He previously served as an assistant professor at the University of South Florida and the University of Miami, where he taught cost accounting and intermediate accounting. Pietro earned his Ph.D. from IE Business School (Spain). Pietro’s research interests include auditing, corporate governance, social network analysis and financial reporting for private firms with an international flavor. His research has been presented in multiple national and international conferences. Pietro’s research is published in top accounting journals including Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, and European Accounting Review. He is the recipient of multiple research and teaching awards. Pietro serves in the editorial board of some prominent accounting journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. Before joining academia, he worked in some accounting firms in Milan. He is licensed Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor in Italy.

Courses Taught

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Global Accounting, Auditing and Financial Strategy
  • Seminar: Positive Theory Research in Accounting

Refereed Journal Articles

Barrios, J. M., Bianchi, P. A., Isidro, H., & Nanda, D.


Boards of a Feather: Homophily in Foreign Director Appointments Around the World.

Journal of Accounting Research


View Article

Bianchi, P. A., Marra, A., Masciandaro, D., & Pecchiari, N.


Organized Crime and Firms' Financial Statements: Evidence from Criminal Investigations in Italy.

The Accounting Review


View Article

Bianchi, P. A., Carrera, N., & Trombetta, M.


The Effects of Auditor Social and Human Capital on Auditor Compensation: Evidence from the Italian Small Audit Firm Market.

European Accounting Review

, 29(4)


View Article

Bianchi, P. A., Falsetta, D., Minutti-Meza, M., & Weisbrod, E.


Joint Audit Engagements and Client Tax Avoidance: Evidence from the Italian Statutory Audit Regime.

Journal of the American Taxation Association

, 41(1)


View Article

Bianchi, P. A.


Auditors’ Joint Engagements and Audit Quality: Evidence from Italian Private Companies.

Contemporary Accounting Research

, 35(3)


View Article

Back to top