The Price-Discovery Role of Financial Intermediaries in Connected Asset Markets

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Thursday 09 June 2022

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM





Event details

This seminar will discuss research on the role of ETF Authorized Participants during the COVID crisis on bond market liquidity.

Speaker biography

Russ Wermers is the Paul J. Cinquegrana Endowed Chair in Finance, Chairman of the Finance Department, and Director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland at College Park.  His main research interests include studies of the efficiency of securities markets, as well as the role of institutional investors in setting stock prices. He is coauthor of a book on the latest scientific approaches to performance evaluation and attribution of professional fund managers, written for academics and practitioners.


This seminar is linked to the CFCI research cluster Finance and Governance. The Governance, Accountability and Sustainable Finance (GASF) Cluster in The Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) explores the complex interrelationships between economics, finance, accounting and law that together inform transformative events facing global corporations and affect relevant stakeholders in terms of social, economic and environmental welfare and sustainability.  Click here to find out more about the cluster and the focus of their research.