Research & Publications Student Accomplishments On April 17th, the Economics Club headed into NYC to visit an investment management firm, the Finance Museum, and the NYSE. The students met with managing partners, traders, and analysts of a $12 billion investment firm to better understand the role of capital allocation and financial intermediation. The Museum of American Finance, located on Wall Street, provided a historical context for NY as a financial center. Finally, the club headed to the stock exchange for a tour and the closing bell. On April 24th, the Economics Club will host an alumni panel featuring a partner at Ernst & Young, an analyst at RBC capital markets, and a financial advisor. The event will provide current students an opportunity to network with successful alumni and gain advice regarding the career planning process. This past fall, five students participated in the Fed Challenge – an intercollegiate competition in which students work in teams to present an overview of the economy and describe a course for monetary policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY. 6 (of 30) Economics majors interned at a broad array of firms including Morgan Stanley, Lincoln Financial, Siller & Cohen, Berkery & Noyes, and AEG. An additional major spent AY2012-13 in the Blackfriar’s program at Oxford. Faculty Accomplishments Caitlin Greatrex’s article “Government Intervention and the CDS Market: A Look at the Market’s Response to Policy Announcements During the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis” co-authored with Erick Rengifo of Fordham University was published in the Journal of Applied Finance, Volume 22, No. 1, 2012, pp. 44-56.