Anna Costello
Assistant Professor of Accounting, MIT Sloan School of Management


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
Ph.D., Accounting 2011

University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
M.B.A., Finance 2006
B.B.A., Accounting 2002

Prior to entering academia, Costello worked as an auditor for Deloitte. She specializes in empirical research on the role of accounting information in contracting. Her recent work investigates the impact of financial reporting quality on the mix of monitoring mechanisms used by lenders. She also studies agency problems in supply relationships, showing that buyers and suppliers contract on financial performance to mitigate these problems.

Paper: “Trade Credit Policy in Long-Term Supply Contracts”

December 9th  2015 – 10-11:30am