Asani Sarkar

Asani Sarkar

Assistant Vice President
Money and Payments Studies Function
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

Phone (212) 720-8943
Fax (212) 720-1582
asani.sarkar@ny.frb.org

   

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

Asani Sarkar is an Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the Research and Statistics Group. 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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