Finance & Markets

How closures of local newspapers increase local government borrowing costs

Brookings Institution

Notre Dame finance professor Paul Gao and two colleagues from the University of Illinois at Chicago are presenting their research on the impact of newspaper closures on government costs at the Brookings Institution's 2018 Municipal Finance Conference this week. He and colleagues Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy of the University of Illinois at Chicago co-wrote "Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance." Read the blog post Brookings published on their research

2018 finance grad wins OZY Genius Award

OZY

University of Notre Dame 2018 graduate Nikhil Garg, a finance and applied and computational mathematics and statistics a double major, is among 10 college students who received a 2018 OZY Genius Award.

He is co-founder of Centralix, an exchange aggregator that allows retail traders in the digital asset space to buy and sell cryptocurrencies from one central platform at best execution prices, without having an account on each individual exchange.…

What active share can and can't tell you

Investment News

After 13 fund companies agreed to voluntarily disclose the active share metrics for their funds following an investigation by the New York attorney general, Investment News interviewed Martijn Cremers, the Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance at Mendoza College of Business whose 2009 paper (co-authored with Antti Petajisto) introduced the measure of active portfolio management. …