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Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz

Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz

Joined Stern 2009

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-185
New York, NY 10012

E-mail rabrante@stern.nyu.edu
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Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz has been with New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business since 2009. Her primary areas of research are antitrust, financial regulation and financial markets, conspiracies, manipulations and econometrics. Professor Abrantes-Metz is also a principal at Global Economics Group where she provides consulting expertise in the same areas. She is a former economist for the Federal Trade Commission. Professor Abrantes-Metz has published in peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Applied Economics Letters, the Journal of International Arbitration, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Pharmaceutical Finance, Economics and Policy, with forthcoming publications in the Journal of Futures Markets and the Journal of International Money and Finance. Her work has also appeared in various trade publications. She is a co-author of the chapter on the role of the economic expert in proving conspiracy cases under federal antitrust laws in a recent volume published by the American Bar Association. In addition she has contributed chapters to other books on international arbitration with a focus on event studies, and is a co-author of the chapter on corporate governance and compliance forthcoming in the next Handbook on Antitrust Economics. Professor Abrantes-Metz's work has been featured in the press such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Investor's Business Daily.

Research Interests

  • Antitrust
  • Conspiracies
  • Manipulations
  • Financial Regulation
  • Financial Markets
  • Econometrics

Courses Taught

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Empirical Business Strategies
  • Monetary Policy and Banking

Awards & Appointments

The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists List of Leading Competition Economists 2012
The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists List of Leading Competition Economists 2011
A Variance Screen for Collusion-International Journal of Industrial Organization Most Cited International Journal of Industrial Organization Articles 2010

Selected Publications

R. Abrantes-Metz, M. Kraten, A. Metz, G. Seow (2012)
LIBOR Manipulation?
Journal of Banking and Finance

R. Abrantes-Metz, A. Verstein, G. Rauterberg (2012)
Revolution in Manipulation Law: The New CFTC Rules and the Urgent Need for Economic and Empirical Analyses
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, forthcoming

R. Abrantes-Metz (2011)
Libor Litigation and the Role of Screening: The Need for Enhanced Compliance Programs
Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle

R. Abrantes-Metz, G. Judge, S. Villas-Boas (2011)
Tracking the Libor Rate
Applied Economics Letters

R. Abrantes-Metz, S. Dellepiane (2011)
The Use of the Event Study Methodology in International Arbitration Damages Assessments
Journal of International Arbitration

R. Abrantes-Metz, D. Aguilar, M. Frankena, K. Hatziataskos, D. Scheffman (2010)
Economic Expert Testimony, Chapter 8
Proof of Conspiracy under Antitrust Federal Laws

R. Abrantes-Metz (2010)
The Power of Screens to Trigger Investigations
Securities Litigation Report

R. Abrantes-Metz, P. Bajari (2009)
Screens for Conspiracies and their Multiple Applications
The Antitrust Magazine

R. Abrantes-Metz, L. Froeb, J. Geweke, C. Taylor (2006)
A Variance Screen for Collusion
International Journal of Industrial Organization

R. Abrantes-Metz, C. Adams, A. Metz (2006)
Pharmaceutical Development Phases: A Duration Analysis
Journal of Pharmaceutical Finance, Economics & Policy

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