Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics

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dr. R. (Rafael) Almeida da Matta

  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Sectie Finance
  • Visiting address
    REC M
    Plantage Muidergracht 12  Room number: M4.23
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15953
    1001 NL  Amsterdam
  • R.AlmeidadaMatta@uva.nl
    T: 0205257267


Assistant Professor of Finance 

Research programme

Corporate Finance & Financial Systems 

Research interests

Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation, Applied Microeconomic Theory



  • Matta, R., Ribas, R. P., Sampaio, B., & Sampaio, G. R. (2016). The effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings: a regression-discontinuity approach. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 5, [9]. DOI: 10.1186/s40172-016-0049-5  [details] 



  • Espinosa-Vega, M., Solé, J., Kahn, C., & Matta, R. (2012). Some implications of systemic risk and the design of the regulatory architecture. In S. Claessens, D. D. Evanoff, G. G. Kaufman, & L. E. Kodres (Eds.), Macroprudential regulatory policies: the new road to financial stability? (pp. 207-214). (World Scientific Studies in International Economics; No. 17). New Jersey: World Scientific. [details] 


  • Giambona, E., Lopez-de-Silanes, F., & Matta, R. (2013). Improved Creditor Protection and Verifiability in the U.S.. Paper presented at 35th Meeting of the Brazilian Econometric Society, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.



  • Campello, M., & Matta, R. (2016). Investment Risk, CDS Insurance and Firm Financing. Cornell University. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.1770066  [details] 
  • Matta, R., & Perotti, E. (2016). Liquidity Runs. (CEPR Discussion Paper Seris; No. 11481). London: CEPR. [details] 
  • Campello, M., Ladika, T., & Matta, R. (2016). Renegotiation or Bankruptcy? The Effects of Out-of-Court Costs on Distress Resolution. Cornell University. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2586176  [details] 


  • Matta, R., & Perotti, E. (2015). Insecure debt. (CEPR discussion paper series; No. 10505). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. [details] 


  • Giambona, E., Lopez-de-Silanes, F., & Matta, R. (2013). Improved Creditor Protection and Verifiability in the U.S. University of Amsterdam/EDHEC Business School. [details] 
  • Matta, R. (2013). Optimal Financing with CDS Markets. University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Campello, M., & Matta, R. (2013). Credit Default Swaps, Firm Financing and the Economy. Cornell University and University of Amsterdam. [details] 
  • Hsu, C. L., da Matta, R., & Popov, S. V. (2013). Optimal Front Page Advertising. University of Illinois/University of Amsterdam/Higher School of Economics. [details] 
  • Sampaio, B., Almeida da Matta, R., Ribas, R. P., & Sampaio, G. (2013). The Effect of Age on College Entrance Test Score and Enrollment: A Regression-Discontinuity Approach. University of Amsterdam/University of Illinois. [details] 


  • Espinosa-Vega, M. A., Kahn, C., Matta, R., & Sole, J. (2011). Systemic Risk and Optimal Regulatory Architecture. (IMF Working Paper; No. WP 11/193). IMF Institute. [details] 


  • Campello, M., & Almeida da Matta, R. (2010). How are Venture Capitalists Rewarded? The Economics of Venture Capital Partnerships. University of Illinois. [details] 
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