Gara Afonso

Gara Afonso

Assistant Vice President
Financial Intermediation Function
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

Phone (212) 720-6278
Fax (212) 720-8363


Fields of interest
Financial Economics, Liquidity, Financial Stability, Interbank markets

Gara Afonso is an Assistant Vice President in the Financial Intermediation Function at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Her research interests center on financial economics and she is primarily interested in the study of interbank markets, financial crises and market liquidity. Gara Afonso received a PhD in Finance from the London School of Economics in May 2008 and was a visiting graduate student at Princeton University from 2006 to 2008. She has recently been awarded the JFI Best Paper Prize for the most significant paper published in the 2011 Journal of Financial Intermediation for the paper “Liquidity and Congestion.”

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