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6th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets
October 7-8, 2010
A workshop organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Brandeis International Business School.
Overview The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Brandeis International Business School will host this workshop, where researchers and practitioners will discuss issues central to the design, regulation, and use of financial markets, including liquidity, bid-ask spreads, transparency, and market structure. This is the sixth in a series of workshops, with previous sessions held in Oslo, Ottawa, Budapest, Hong Kong, and Zurich.
Keynote Speakers Andrew Lo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Francis Longstaff, University of California at Los Angeles
Audience The workshop is open to academics, central bankers, and other researchers in the area of financial market microstructure. It is closed to the media.
Program Committee Martin Evans, Georgetown University Michael Fleming, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Thierry Foucault, HEC Paris Ingrid Lo, Bank of Canada Bernt Odegaard, University of Stavanger and Norges Bank Carol Osler, Brandeis International Business School Christine Parlour, University of California at Berkeley Dagfinn Rime, Norges Bank Asani Sarkar, Federal Reserve Bank of New York