Matthew Richardson is the Charles E. Simon Professor of Applied Economics in the Finance Department at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He currently holds the position of the Sidney Homer Director of the Salomon Center which is a leading financial research center. In addition, he is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Professor Richardson teaches classes at the MBA, executive and PhD level. His MBA classes cover the area of Fixed Income. He is serving or has served as associate editor for the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Finance and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He has published papers in a variety of top academic journals, including, among others, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the American Economic Review. He is currently coediting a book on the financial crisis titled "Restoring Stability: How to Repair a Failed System."
Professor Richardson completed both his bachelor and master degrees in economics concurrently at the University of California at Los Angeles. He received his doctor of philosophy in finance from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.