Matt earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 2014. He research primarily focuses on corporate governance. Prior to attending the University of Florida, Matt earned a B.S. in Finance from Auburn University, a M.S. in Mathematical Finance from UNC-Charlotte, and worked with the Systematic Equity team at Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management.
The effects of internal board networks: Evidence from closed-end funds, Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.
"The effects of takeover defenses: Evidence from closed-end funds," forthcoming in Journal of Financial Economics.