Pedro M. Matos

  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business

Pedro Matos is an associate professor of finance at the UVA Darden School of Business. He co-teaches Investments and Valuations in Financial Markets at the Law School. Matos' 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 also has been featured in the press, including in The Economist, Financial Times, The New York Times,  The Washington Post, Fortune and Forbes. His work has received numerous research grants and awards, including the Wells Fargo Award for Outstanding Research Publication and the Darden Multiyear Publications Award. He is a research associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

At Darden, he has published numerous case studies and won the Wells Fargo Award for Excellence in Course Material Development. He previously taught at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, where he received a Golden Apple teaching award. He holds a B.A. in economics from Nova University in Lisbon (Portugal) and a Ph.D. in finance from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France). Prior to his Ph.D., he worked with the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and consulted for the World Bank.

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  • Ph.D.
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Sc.
    IST - Universidade Técnica de Lisbo
  • B.A.
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa

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