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Research Areas

The Center also helps incubate several research initiatives, each directed by an NYU Stern professor--Credit & Debt Markets directed by Edward I. Altman (past FMA President), The NASDAQ Derivatives Research Project directed by Stephen Figlewski(Founding Editor, Journal of Derivatives), Financial Institutions, directed by Alexander Ljungqvist, and Financial Regulations, directed by Matthew Richardson. Two earlier initiatives, still affiliated with the Center, are now on their own--Corporate Governance directed by David Yermack, in the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business and The Volatility Institute directed by Robert F. Engle (2003 Nobel Laureate in Economics).