Dr. Clay Moffett


Associate Professor of Finance
Economics & Finance

Cameron Hall 220-M
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC   28403 - 5945
Phone: 910-962-3513
Fax: 910-962-7464
Email: moffettc [ moffettc AT uncw DOT edu ]
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I am an Associate Professor in the Cameron School, Department of Economics and Finance. I teach courses on Investments including Cryptocurrency, Corporate Finance and Derivatives and my main areas of research include the synthetic replication of shorted securities, market microstructure and portfolio theory.

  • PhD, Finance , University of Alabama, 2008
  • MBA, Finance, University of Alabama, 1990
  • BS, Biochemistry, Auburn University, 1986

Recent Publications
The Financial Crisis and the Wealth-impact of Liquidity Infusions for Publicaly Traded Banks , Academy of Economics and Finance Journal , 2015; V.5 N.1 pp. 25-30 ; (C. Moffett, Graham, J.E. and Schumacher, D.)

Capital Structure Response to Stock Return Fluctuations , International Research Journal of Applied Finance , 2014; V.5 N.5 pp. 584-602 ; (C. Moffett, Sergeeva, A.)

Market Efficiency and Bheaviorial Biases in SEC Football , Economics and Finance Journal , 2013; V.4 N.15 ; (C. Moffett, Farinella, J.)

Effects of Foreign Ownership on Payout Policy, Evidence from the Korean Market , Journal of Financial Markets , 2011; V.14 N.2 pp. 344-375 ; (C. Moffett, Jeon, J.Q. and Lee, C.)

Herding by Foreign Investors and Emerging Market Equity Returns. , International Review of Economics and Finance , 2010; V.19 N.4 pp. 698-710 ; (C. Moffett, Jeon, J.Q.)

The Significance and Certification of Shelf Registrations , Southern Business and Ecomomics Journal , 2010; V.33 N.4 ; (C. Moffett, Sackley, W.H.)

The Finance Professor; Teaching an Early Morning Class , Journal of Instructional Techniques , 2010; V.1 N.5 ; (C. Moffett, Graham, E. and Burrus, R.)

The Efficacy of Regulation SHO in Resolving Naked Shorts , Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance , 2010; V.12 N.1 pp. 72-98 ; (C. Moffett, Brooks, R. and Jeon, J.Q.)

The Naked Truth , Journal of Trading , 2008; Summer pp. 46-59 ; (C. Moffett, Brooks, R.)

Areas of Interest
  • Derivative and synthetic securities (naked shorting)
  • Market Microstructure
  • Risk Management
  • Fixed Income Securiites
  • Cryptocurrency

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