Asani Sarkar

Asani Sarkar

Financial Research Advisor
Non-Bank Financial Institution Studies
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045


Fields of interest
International finance, Financial crises, Linkages between financial markets and macroeconomy, Funding liquidity and market liquidity

Asani Sarkar is a financial research advisor in Non-Bank Financial Institution Studies within the Financial Intermediation Policy Research Division. He is currently working on the effects of liquidity regulations on bank lending and resilience, measures of too-big-to-fail risk, fintech, and the real economy effects of the Federal Reserve’s liquidity provision programs during the crisis. His paper “Stigma in Financial Markets: Evidence from Liquidity Auctions and Discount Window Borrowing During the Crisis” received the Western Finance Association (WFA) Pearson Award for 2011 for the best paper on Financial Institutions and Markets. Dr. Sarkar’s papers have appeared in, among others, the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Empirical Finance, and the Journal of Financial Intermediation. In the past, Dr. Sarkar has also held positions at Princeton University, Columbia University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Sarkar received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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