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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

Related News & Research

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz comments on the US Commodity Future Trading Commission's case against DRW Holdings

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz is interviewed about her research on market manipulation

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses the market manipulation allegations against BP

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses price manipulation in the gold and silver markets

In an op-ed, Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz argues for the reform of financial market benchmarks

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz's research on gold price manipulation is mentioned

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz's research is referenced in an investor lawsuit against 22 Treasury auction dealers

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses the rising cost of prescription drugs

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses possible price manipulation in the silver market

Professor Rosa Abrantes-Metz on the fines imposed on Barclays for its alleged manipulation of Isdafix

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz on the currency-rigging settlements for 6 large banks

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz on Barclay's settlement for ISDAfix charges

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz on the investigation of large banks for alleged gold price manipulation

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses OTC vs. exchange trading in the gold market

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz reacts to new measures by the Financial Stability Board to regulate benchmarks

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz weighs in on a controversial contract law in Quebec

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses the London gold fix

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz on the new London Silver Price benchmark

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz discusses the lack of oversight in gold trading

Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz on London's gold rate fix