Matthew Ringgenberg

Associate Professor; David Eccles Faculty Fellow

Department of Finance

Faculty, Tenure Track

Professor Ringgenberg is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Utah. Prior to joining the University of Utah, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Washington University in St. Louis. His research focuses on the role of institutional investors in financial markets. Specifically, he has examined how the actions of short-sellers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds interact with various frictions to affect real economic activity and the formation of asset prices. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies and has been cited in The New York Times, Bloomberg, and The New Yorker. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Prior to his academic career, Professor Ringgenberg worked as a consultant for Charles River Associates in Chicago. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Wisconsin in 2003, a M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina in 2009, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Carolina in 2011.

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PhD 2011, Finance, University of North Carolina

MS 2009, Economics, University of North Carolina

BBA 2003, Finance and Economics, University of Wisconsin


How Are Shorts Informed? Short Sellers, News, and Information Processing,
with Joseph Engelberg and Adam Reed
[Journal of Financial Economics 105(2), August 2012]

A Multiple Lender Approach to Understanding Supply and Search in the Equity Lending Market,
with Adam Kolasinski and Adam Reed
[Journal of Finance 68(2), April 2013]

Short Interest and Aggregate Stock Returns,
with David Rapach and Guofu Zhou
[Journal of Financial Economics 121(1), July 2016]

Short Selling Risk,
with Joseph Engelberg and Adam Reed
[Journal of Finance, April 2018]

The Economic Impact of Index Investing,
with Jonathan Brogaard and David Sovich
[Review of Financial Studies, September 2019]

ETF Arbitrage, Non-Fundamental Demand, and Return Predictability,
with David Brown and Shaun Davies
[Review of Finance, forthcoming]

Do Index Funds Monitor?,
with Davidson Heath, Daniele Macciocchi, and Roni Michaely
[Review of Financial Studies, accepted]

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