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Organizations: Regulatory Reform

Data

Research

  • Journals

  • Magazines

  • Organizations

  • Other research

  • Regulation

     


     

    Organizations: Regulatory Reform

     

    Center for Economic Policy Analysis

    http://www.newschool.edu/cepa/

    Center for Economic and Policy Research

    http://www.cepr.net/

    Centre for the Study of Globalization

                http://www.csglobalization.org/

    ECLAC – Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean

    http://www.eclac.org/

    Economic Policy Institute

    http://www.epinet.org/

    Global Challenge Initiative

    http://www.challengeglobalization.org

    Global Development Network

    http://www.gdnet.org

    Institute for Development Studies

    http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/global/finance/intfin.html

    International Economics Network

    http://www.internationaleconomics.net/

    Nautilus Institute

    http://www.nautilus.org/

    North-South Institute

    http://www.nsi-ins.ca/

    OXFAM

    http://www.oxfam.org

    Political Economy Research Institute

    http://www.umass.edu/peri/

    UNCTAD – U.N. Commission on Trade and Development

    http://www.unctad.org/

    UN — DESA

    http://www.un.org/esa

    University of Texas Inequality Project

     

     

    Data

     

    BIS – Bank for International Settlements

    http://www.bis.org

    Statistics – Regular publications

    http://www.bis.org/publ/regpubl.htm

    CFTC – Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    The key U.S. regulator of derivatives

    http://www.cftc.gov

    SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission

    Shares some jurisdiction with CFTC on equity derivatives

    http://www.sec.gov

    Edgar database

    http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm

    IMF – International Monetary Fund

            See Staff studies, FSAP program, Capital Markets Division

            http://www.imf.org

    OCC, Treasury Department – Office of Comptroller of the Currency

            http://www.occ.treas.gov/

    Quarterly Derivatives Fact Sheet

    http://www.occ.treas.gov/deriv/deriv.htm

    Federal Reserve Board Statistics and Survey and Staff studies

    http://www.federalreserve.gov/rnd.htm
    H15 Release – data on U.S. dollar interest rate swap rates

    http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/

    Swaps Monitor

            The best independent source for derivatives market data and information

    http://www.swapsmonitor.com/

    FIA -- Futures Industry Association

    http://www.fiafii.org/default.asp

    CBOT – Chicago Board of Trade

    http://www.cbot.com

    CME – Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    http://www.cme.com

    NYMEX – New York Mercantile Exchange

    http://www.nymex.com/ 

    CBOE -- Chicago Board Options Exchange

    http://www.cboe.com

    Eurex – now the world’s largest derivatives exchange

    http://www.eurexchange.com/

    LIFFE – London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

    http://www.liffe.com/

    LME – London Metal Exchange

    http://www.lme.co.uk/

    Blackbird – Derivatives Broker -- Derivatives Net

    http://www.blackbird.net

     

     

    Research

    Items marked with an (*) can be reached through JSTOR

     

    Journals

     

    American Economic Review *

            http://www.aeaweb.org/aer/

    Journal of Derivatives

            http://www.stern.nyu.edu/~sfiglews/HomeJODpage.html

    Journal of Finance *

    http://www.afajof.org/

    Journal of Financial Economics

    http://jfe.rochester.edu/

    Journal of Finance and Quantitative Analysis

    http://depts.washington.edu/jfqa/

    NBER – National Bureau of Economic Research *

    http://www.nber.org

     

    Industry Magazines and Newspapers, Noteworthy

     

    American Banker

    http://www.americanbanker.com/PSUser/index.html

    Risk Magazine

    http://www.risk.net/

    Derivatives Week

    Newsweekly for over-the-counter derivatives traders: latest news; who's using derivatives worldwide; how and why.

    http://www.derivativesweek.com/  

    Derivatives Quarterly

    Educates the financial professional on derivatives, explaining how and why they are used, defining the risks and benefits, and providing practical strategies and real-life applications.

    Financial Times (especially articles by John Plender)

    http://news.ft.com/

    Financier, The

    http://www.the-financier.com

    Institutional Investor

    http://www.iimagazine.com/

    San Francisco Chronicle (good articles on employee stock options)

    http://www.sfgate.com/chronicle/

     

     

    Research, Policy and Consulting Organizations

     

    DSC – Derivatives Study Center

    http://www.financialpolicy.org

    American Enterprise Institute - Shadow Committee on Financial Regulation

    http://www.aei.org/shdw/shdw.htm

    Center for Economic Policy Analysis

    http://www.newschool.edu/cepa/

    Center for Economic and Policy Research

    http://www.cepr.net/

    Economic Policy Institute

    http://www.epinet.org/

    Financial Markets Center

    http://www.fmcenter.org/

    International Institute for Finance

    http://www.iif.com/

    International Treasurer – FASB 133 Website

    http://fas133.com/

    Kleiman Associates

    http://www.kleimaninternational.com/contact.htm

    Political Economy Research Institute

    http://www.umass.edu/peri/

     

     

    Other Derivatives Research

     

    Bob Jensen’s page on FASB 133

    http://www.trinity.edu/rjensen/acct5341/speakers/133glosf.htm

    Capital Market Risk Advisors

    http://www.cmra.com

    Derivatives dictionary

    http://margrabe.com/Dictionary.html

    National Council on Employment Opportunity -- work on employee stock options

    http://www.nceo.org/library/index.html

    Roubini’s website on the East Asian Financial Crisis

    http://www.stern.nyu.edu/~nroubini/asia/AsiaHomepage.html

     

     

    Regulation

     

    BIS

    http://www.bis.org/publ/index.htm

    CFTC – Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    The key U.S. regulator of derivatives

    http://www.cftc.gov

    SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission

    Shares some jurisdiction with CFTC on equity derivatives

    http://www.sec.gov

    FASB – Financial Accounting Standards Board

    http://www.fasb.org/

    Federal Register

    Publication for all new proposed and final rules

    reach through CFTC website:

    http://www.cftc.gov/cftc/cftcfedregs.htm

    reach directly through Lexis/Nexis or free from the Government Printing Office

    http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html

    LOC – Library of Congress (Thomas – search legislation)

    http://thomas.loc.gov/

    IMF – Staff Papers

    http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/pubs/per.htm

    General Accounting Office (agency of the Congress)

    Studies of derivatives and financial markets

    http://www.gao.gov/

    Futures Industry Association

    http://www.fiafii.org/default.asp

    National Futures Association

    http://www.nfa.futures.org/

    ISDA – International Swaps and Derivatives Association

    http://www.isda.org

     


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