9 Works

Sustainable Carbon Removal

David R. Morrow & Simon Nicholson

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Educational Resources

Meredith Jacob, Peter Jaszi, Prudence S. Adler & William Cross

Witchcraft Beliefs, Social Relations, and Development

Boris Gershman

The state, women and structural adjustment: A case study of Colombia

Maria Clemencia Davila

Who cares and who shares? Caregiving in the household

Elizabeth M. King, Hannah L. Randolph & Jooyeoun Suh

At a Crossroads: The impact of abortion access on future economic outcomes

Kelly Jones

Speculators, Prices and Market Volatility

Celso Brunetti, Bahattin Büyüksahin & Jeffrey Harris
We analyze data from 2005 through 2009 that uniquely identify categories of traders to assess how speculators such as hedge funds and swap dealers relate to volatility and price changes. Examining various subperiods where price trends are strong, we find little evidence that speculators destabilize financial markets. To the contrary, hedge funds facilitate price discovery by trading with contemporaneous returns while serving to reduce volatility. Swap dealer activity, however, is largely unrelated to both contemporaneous...

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  • American University
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