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LAEF OTC Markets and Securities Conference 2018

by Elizabeth Harris | Oct 10, 2018


The Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is pleased to announce the third LAEF OTC Markets and Securities Conference. The meeting will take place at The Upham Hotel in Santa Barbara, Friday, October 12, and Saturday October 13, 2018. The workshop fosters discussion and research on OTC financial markets. We invite theoretical and empirical papers on the following topics (but not limited to): the design of markets and securities, networks and relationships, information design and disclosure, the industrial organization of financial intermediaries, search theory, financial contracting, and the intersection of these topics with macroeconomics, asset pricing, and corporate finance. The academic organizer is Batchimeg Sambalaibat, Assistant Professor of Finance at Indiana University.