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Professor Pedro Matos

Associate Professor of Business Administration
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
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Pedro Matos, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
ECGI Research Associate (2013) :

Pedro Matos is an Associate Professor in at Darden's Finance area. His research focuses on international corporate governance and the growing importance of institutional investors in financial markets worldwide. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. It has been featured also in the press, including in The Economist, The Financial Times and the New York Times. He has received numerous research grants.He previously taught at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business where he received a Golden Apple teaching award. He holds a BA in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) and a PhD in Finance from INSEAD (France). Prior to his PhD, he worked with the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and consulted for the World Bank.

Research Interests
Asset Management
Corporate governance
International finance

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Leviathan Inc. and Corporate Environmental Engagement ECGI Finance Working Paper 526/2017 September 2017
Are Foreign Investors Locusts? The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Institutional Ownership ECGI Finance Working Paper 468/2016 August 2016
International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions ECGI Finance Working Paper 390/2014 August 2017
Do General Managerial Skills Spur Innovation? ECGI Finance Working Paper 376/2013 July 2013
Generalists versus Specialists: Lifetime Work Experience and CEO Pay ECGI Finance Working Paper 333/2012 April 2012
Foreign Investor Activism in Japan: The First Ten Years ECGI Finance Working Paper 290/2010 June 2010
Does Governance Travel Around the World? Evidence from Institutional Investors ECGI Finance Working Paper 267/2010 January 2010
The Pay Divide: (Why) Are U.S. Top Executives Paid More? ECGI Finance Working Paper 255/2009 August 2009
Corporate Governance in the Recent Financial Crisis: Evidence from Financial Institutions Worldwide ECGI Finance Working Paper 249/2009 August 2009

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