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 equity lending, short selling, ETFs, and the economics of information. His research on equity lending and short selling examines the causes and results of short sale constraints in opaque markets. In addition, he has studied the relation between short sales and volatility and he has investigated the impact of index investing on asset prices and firms. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics and has been cited in The New York Times, Bloomberg, and The New Yorker.

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]

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