Patrick Augustin

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

Cross-Listings and the Dynamics between Credit and Equity Returns

Published: 15Jan2020

Authors: Patrick Augustin, Feng Jiao, Sergei Sarkissian, Michael J Schill...

Insider trading rarely leads to prosecution, study shows

Published: 6Jan2020

A recent article in Belgium’s L’Echo explores Professor Patrick Augustin’s 2019 research looking at the low prosecution rates following unexplained trading activity in the leadup to company...

Desautels achieves second consecutive win at PRMIA

Published: 12Apr2017

Congratulations to Desautels undergraduate students: Evan Coulter, Valentyn Litvin, Meagan Prins, and Marina Simonian who won the top prize at the prestigious PRMIA International Risk Management...

Who stands to benefit when companies collapse?

Published: 17Oct2019

Following the collapse of veteran tour operator Thomas Cook, Professor Patrick Augustin has co-authored an article that highlights the problem with “empty creditors”, a growing financial market...

How do informed traders trade based on insider information?

Published: 3May2019

If previous research has identified the existence of informed trading in the options markets, new work co-authored by Professor Patrick Augustin takes it a step further, offering insights into the...


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