Financial Economics


Independent Funding Available, Potential for UROP Funding


Subprime mortgage backed securities are at the heart of many conventional narratives about the financial crisis of 2007-2009. This is an opportunity to work with a faculty member and one or more PhD students on a “post mortem” of a set of these securitizations. The ideal applicant would be a sophomore or junior with strong attention to detail and programming skills (would make use of existing code in MATLAB and make interpretations/extensions as necessary. 10 hours per week. Faculty member can provide 50% funding if UROP matches this support. Send resume, transcript, and description of relevant background experience to [email protected] with a title of “UROP.”

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