Academic: Joshua Mitts, Ph.D

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 Joshua Mitts, Ph.D is an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Joshua Mitts, who joined the faculty in 2017, uses advanced data science for his research on corporate and securities law. His primary focus is on information disclosure in capital markets, consumer financial protection, and related topics in law and finance. Mitts employs empirical methods, including statistical analysis and machine learning, for his research on short-selling, informed trading on cybersecurity breaches, information leakage and hedge-fund activism, insider trading on corporate disclosure, and information transmission in financial markets.

2018, graduated from J.D., Yale Law School, 2013, and B.A. in Liberal Studies, Georgetown University, 2010


Scholarly Papers

Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

The 8-K Trading Gap

Short and Distort

Is Shorting Immoral? Muddy Waters’ Carson Block And Columbia’s Joshua Mitts Debate