Dr Maria Correia

Dr Maria Correia

Associate Professor of Accounting

Department of Accounting

+44 (0)20 7107 5336
Room No
MAR 3.38
Office Hours
By appointment, please e-mail m.m.correia@lse.ac.uk
Key Expertise
Credit Markets, Default Prediction, Business Groups, Corporate Governance

About me


Research interests

  • Credit markets
  • Default prediction
  • Business groups
  • Corporate governance


Maria Correia's CV

Expertise Details

Credit markets; Default prediction; Business Groups; Corporate Governance


Editorial Board Membership

Accounting Review

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

Review of Accounting Studies


Associate Editor

Accounting and Business Research

European Accounting Review

Honors, grants and awards

Research grants

  • 2009-2013 London Business School RAMD Award
  • 2013 Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology
  • 2013-2015 London Business School RAMD Award

Other honors and awards

  • 2022 Excellence in Refereeing Award Journal of Accounting Research
  • 2020 Best Referee Award Review of Accounting Studies
  • 2018, 2019 LSE Excellence in Education Award
  • 2013-2015 Term Assistant Professor
  • 2011 Best Paper Award at the Review of Accounting Studies Conference
  • 2008 American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow
  • 2007 Wiliam H. Beaver PhD Fellowship
  • 2004-2005 Jaedicke Merit Award, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • 2004-2009 Doctoral Fellowship, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • 2004 Amélia de Mello Award (for the highest grade in the coursework for the masters degree in Economics)
  • 2003 Unysis Research Award (for having the highest grade in Econometrics in the Doctoral and Masters Program in Economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • 2002 Fundação Engenheiro António de Almeida Award (for the highest grade point average in the “licenciatura” in Economics)
  • 2001 Bank of Portugal Award (for the highest grade point average in the “licenciatura” in Economics)
  • 1997-1999 University Merit Scholarship, as an award for having one of the three best academic records in those years


Articles in refereed journals

  • Beaver, W., S. Cascino, M. Correia and M. McNichols. ‘Bankruptcy in Groups.’ Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming

  • Chen, C., M. Correia, O. Urcan. ‘Accounting for Leases and Corporate Investment.’ Accounting Review, forthcoming

  • Cascino, S., M. Correia and A. Tamayo (2019). ‘Does Consumer Protection Enhance Disclosure Credibility in Reward Crowdfunding.’  Journal of Accounting Research 57 (5): 1247-1302
  • Beaver, W., S. Cascino, M. Correia and M. McNichols (2019).  ‘Group Affiliation and Default Prediction.’ Management Science 65(8)

  • Correia, M., J. Kang, and S. Richardson. (2018) ‘Asset Volatility’, Review of Accounting Studies 23(1)
  • Correia, M. (2014) ‘Political Connections and SEC Enforcement.’ Journal of Accounting and Economics 57 (2-3)
  • Correia, M., S. Richardson, I. Tuna (2012), ‘Value Investing in Credit Markets.’Review of Accounting Studies 17 (2). Best Paper Award at the 2011 Review of Accounting Studies Conference
  • Beaver, W., M. Correia, and M. McNichols (2012) ‘Do Differences in Financial Reporting Attributes Impair the Predictive Ability of Financial Ratios for Bankruptcy?’ Review of Accounting Studies 17 (4)
  • Beaver, W., M. Correia, and M. McNichols (2010) ‘Financial Statement Analysis and the Prediction of Financial Distress’ Foundations and Trends in Accounting

My research