Patrick Augustin

In Sickness and in Debt: The COVID-19 Impact on Sovereign Credit Risk?

Published: 9Feb2021

Authors: Patrick Augustin, V. Sokolovski, M.G. Subrahmanyam, and D. Tomio Publication: Journal of Financial Economics, ForthcomingAbstract:

Prevent members of U.S. Congress from trading individual stocks

Published: 18Dec2020

Professor Patrick Augustin wades into the debate over the heated race to fill Georgia’s two Senate seats in a runoff and special election scheduled for January. From his perspective, Senator David...

Professor Augustin awarded best COVID research paper

Published: 20Oct2020

Professor Patrick Augustin has been awarded the Best COVID-19 Related Paper at the International Risk Management Conference 2020....

Potential insider trading following landmark Kodak loan

Published: 21Aug2020

In July, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) provided a $765 million loan to support Kodak’s transition from photo giant to producing drugs for the U.S. domestic market....

COVID-19 reveals European Union in discord

Published: 5May2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed economic weaknesses in some EU countries, with the stronger members reluctant to provide assistance....

U.S. states facing financial hardship need unity

Published: 7Jul2020

As the pandemic takes its financial toll on states across the U.S., Professor Patrick Augustin suggests that compromise and unity from the federal government could provide a lifeline for those...

Delve: Insider Trading by Congress? It's Time to Fix the Law

Published: 14May2020

The “coronavirus trades” made by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and his wife just prior to the March ’20 market crash raise these questions and signal the need for changes to the law. Some proposals go...

Insider trading by Congress reveals need for policy change

Published: 24Apr2020

Trading by members of Congress shortly before the March 2020 market crash signals the need for policy change. In an op-ed for The Hill, Professor Patrick Augustin calls for a policy that only...

Understanding negative swap rates

Published: 17Jan2020

A paper from Professor Patrick Augustin featured in voxEU looks at how the emergence of US default risk can help to explain the pattern of negative swap rates. Read more


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