Marcelo Ortiz



PhD, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Marcelo Ortiz is an Assistant Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a BSE Affiliated Professor.

He is an empirical researcher in the fields of Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance. His research studies (1) the consequences of corporate and political transparency, and (2) complex corporate control structures combining diverse types of agents, such as multiple unrelated families or corporations.

Marcelo completed his PhD. at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez in 2018. During his doctoral studies, he visited the Rotterdam School of Management.

Working Papers


Marcelo Ortiz, Caspar David Peter, Francisco Urzúa and Paolo F. Volpin

Mandatory Financial Disclosure and M&A Activity

Review of Financial Studies, June 2023, 10.1093/rfs/hhad052
Matías Braun, Michael G. Carney, Patricio Duran, Marcelo Ortiz and Julio Riutort

Inheritance Tax, Shareholder Protection, and the Market Value of Family Firms: A Cross-Country Analysis

Global Strategy Journal, Vol.11, No 3, 434-467, August 2021, 10.1002/gsj.1394
Patricio Duran and Marcelo Ortiz

When More Is Better: Multifamily Firms and Firm Performance

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol.44, No 4, 761-783, July 2020, 10.1177/1042258719851206