Faculty & Research

Pedro Matos

Pedro Matos, Associate Professor of Business Administration

  • BA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; MS, IST Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa and INSEAD; PhD, INSEAD
Office: FOB 156
Phone: +1-434-243-8998
Email: MatosP@darden.virginia.edu


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, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fortune and Forbes. He has received numerous research grants and is a Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

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 Nova University in Lisbon (Portugal) and a PhD in Finance from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France). Prior to his PhD, he worked with the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and consulted for the World Bank.



Asset Management
Corporate Governance
International Finance

MBA Courses

Derivative Securities: Options & Futures

Teaching Materials

Hedge Fund Due Diligence at Leman Alternative Asset Management Company

2012 Fuel Hedging at JetBlue Airways

Betting on Gold Using a Futures-Based Gold ETF

The Market for Gold: SPDR Gold Shares and Beyond
UVA F-1685

Gold as a Portfolio Diversifier: The World Gold Council and Investing in Gold

Genzyme and Relational Investors: Science and Business Collide?