• 73 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20002020

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Vice Rector of Nova University Lisbon, responsible for the International Development of the institution. Until recently he has been the Associate Dean for Institutional Relations at Nova School of Business and Economics in the same University, being the main responsible for Institutional contacts and the international strategy, including accreditations, rankings, networking and alliances design since 2005. He created and developed the Undergraduate Management course (1996-2001), directed the PhD in Economics (2003-2009), created the PhD in Finance (2004-2009), and more recently directed the PhD in Management (2010-2015). As a CEMS Executive board member (since 2008), he chaired the CEMS Research and Doctoral Education Committee (2010-2014) and was elected in 2016 to chair the CEMS Quality and Assurance Committee. Also he has been appointed by EFMD as expert supporting business education development in Cuba.

He holds a Ph.D. in Management (1995) from INSEAD and a PhD in Physics from Sao Paulo University (1988). He was a visiting scholar at Heidelberg University (1988-89), at the London School of Economics (2002), and at the MIT (2012).

João Amaro de Matos teaches at Nova SBE. His topics range from Corporate Finance, Investments, Derivatives, Risk Management to Continuous-Time Finance. He teaches at the Undergraduate, Masters, MBA and PhD levels. Additionally, he is a regular visiting professor at various European and Brazilian schools such as INSEAD, HEC Geneva, INSPER and Getúlio Vargas Foundation.

In terms of research he worked in Econometric problems related to the test of American Option Pricing Models, develops his work in the area of asset pricing in incomplete markets and is more recently focused on modeling the impact of social interaction in market transactions. He wrote more than 50 scientific works among books, chapters, papers, and conference proceedings. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Econometrics, European Journal of Finance, Mathematical Finance, Journal of Statistical Physics and Physica A, among others. He is the author of the graduate textbook "Theoretical Foundations of Corporate Finance", (Princeton University Press, 2001), and more recently "Sustainability and Organizational Change Management" (Routledge, 2015) jointly with Stewart Clegg. João Amaro de Matos has participated in numerous conferences and seminars and has supervised many MSc and PhD thesis in the area of Finance and Economics. He has founded and organized since 2007 the annual Luso-Brazilian Finance Meetings.

Research interests

Current research interests include:  Incomplete markets, derivatives and risk management, corporate governance and network analysis.

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 73 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 2 Book
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Working paper

Determinants of price stabilisation in initial public offerings

de Carvalho, A. G., Amaro de Matos, J. & Pinheiro, D. B., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. 11, 3, p. 411-433 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Debt, information asymmetry and bankers on board

    Amaro de Matos, J. & Mergulhao, J., Mar 2018, In : JOURNAL OF NETWORK THEORY IN FINANCE. 4, 1, p. 39-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Randomized stopping times and early exercise for american derivatives in dry markets

    Amaro de Matos, J. & Lacerda, A., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Mathematical Finance. 6, 5, p. 842-865

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Sustainability and organizational change management

    Clegg, S. & Amaro de Matos, J., 2016, 1st ed. London: Routledge. 129 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Conflicts of interest in the underwriting of IPOs and price stabilization

    De Carvalho, A. G., Amaro de Matos, J., Pinheiro, D. B. & Mello, M., 24 Oct 2015, 27 p.

    Research output: Working paper