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Matt Darst

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, George Washington University, 2015
Current Research Topics
  • Corporate Debt and Derivative Markets
  • Risk Management at Financial Institutions
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Economist

    Bureau of Labor Statistics

    2004 - 2008
  • conference

    2017

    25th Finance Forum, Barcelona

    Half-full or Half-empty: Financial Institutions, CDS Trading, and Corporate Credit Risk

  • discussion

    2017

    25th Finance Forum, Barcelona

    Unconventional Monetary Policy and Bank Lending Relationships

  • discussion

    2017

    Midwest Finance Association

    Liquidity and Default of Corporate Bonds over the Business Cycle

  • conference

    2017

    European Economic Association

    Half-full or Half-empty: Financial Institutions, CDS Trading, and Corporate Credit Risk

  • conference

    2017

    Warwick University Frontiers of Finance

    Half-full or Half-empty: Financial Institutions, CDS Trading, and Corporate Credit Risk

  • conference

    2016

    14th Paris Finance Meeting, Paris, FR

    The Unintended Consequences of Credit Default Swaps: Endogenous Default and Credit Spread Spillovers

  • discussion

    2016

    14th Paris Finance Meeting, Paris, FR

    Margin Requirements and Equity Option Returns

  • conference

    2016

    Midwest Macro Annual Fall Meeting, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

    Maturity Dispersion and Optimal Debt Liability Structure

  • conference

    2016

    48th Annual Money, Macro, and Finance Conference, University of Bath, UK

    Maturity Dispersion and Optimal Debt Liability Structure

  • conference

    2015

    Econometric Society, European Meeting (Milan)

    The Long and the Short of Corporate Debt Maturity: Endogenous Term Structure with CDS

  • seminar

    2015

    Board of Governors of Federal Rederal Reserve, Finance Forum

    Incomplete Markets and Credit Market Signaling

  • seminar

    2014

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

    The Long and The Short of Corporate Debt Maturity: Endogenous Term-Structure with CDS

  • seminar

    2014

    International Finance and Macroeconomics Seminar - George Washington University

    The Long and The Short of Corporate Debt Maturity: Endogenous Term-Structure with CDS

  • conference

    2014

    Econometric Society - North American Summer Meeting

    The Impact of CDS on Firm Financing

  • conference

    2013

    Econometric Society/EEA - European Winter Meeting

    The Impact of CDS on Firm Financing

Awards
  • 2016

    14th Paris December Finance Meeting

    Best Paper Award - CDS in General Equilibrium

  • 2016

    International Risk, Banking, and Finance Soceity

    Best paper Award - Half-full or Half-empty: CDS and credit risk

Referee
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of Futures Markets
Professional Affiliation
  • American Economic Association
  • Econometric Society
  • European Finance Association
Last update: December 11, 2017