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Matthew Wynter

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

Contact

Building & Room:

University Hall 2122

Address:

601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0821

CV Download:

CV_MatthewWynter_2019

About

Classes Taught

  • Investments
  • International Finance

Research Interests

  • Asset Allocation/Asset Pricing
  • International Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Behavioral Finance

Selected Grants

AFA, Student Travel Grant, Grant Recipient

Selected Publications

Working Papers

  • “Why has the U.S. foreign portfolio share increased?” (Revise and Resubmit, Review of Finance)
  • “Why did the equity home bias fall during the financial panic of 2008?” (The World Economy, 2018)
  • “How do foreign firms manage their exposure to United States portfolio flows?” (Journal of Management, Policy, Practice, 2018)

Professional Leadership

Visiting Scholar, U.S. Security and Exchange Commission, Office of Litigation Economics (2018 - 2019)

Notable Honors

2017, Dean's Letter of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching, UIC Business

2013, 2nd Place Winner, Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University

2012, René M. Stulz Scholar Development Award, Fisher College of Business

2011, Black Graduate and Professional Student Caucus 16th Annual Slater & Johnson Memorial Scholarship Banquet, The Ohio State University

Education

Ph.D., Finance, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, 2014
Master of Arts, Business Administration, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, 2011
Master of Arts, International Commerce and Policy, George Mason University, May 2008
B.A., Economics, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, August 2006

Selected Presentations

  • “Does frugality influence firm behavior? Evidence from Natural Disasters” (CICF 2018, FMA 2018, Eastern Finance Association 2019)
  • "The real effects of elections on firms' growth opportunities" (Southern Finance Association 2018, Midwestern Finance Association 2019)
  • "How do foreign firms manage their exposure to United States Portfolio flows?" (American Economic Association, poster session 2018)
  • "Why has the US foreign portfolio share increased?" (American Economic Association, 2016)
  • “Why did the equity home bias fall during the financial panic of 2008?” (American Economic Association, 2015)

Research Currently in Progress

  • “Does frugality influence firm behavior? Evidence from Natural Disasters”
  • "The real effects of elections on firms' growth opportunities" (with John Sedunov, Villanova)