Ph.D., Finance, University of Maryland, 2015
B.S., Mathematics, Arizona State University, 2009
B.S., Economics, Arizona State University, 2009
Financial Intermediation, Banking and Shadow Banking, Government Regulation, FixedIncome Markets
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Benjamin Munyan (Ben) came to Owen in 2015 after earning his Ph.D. in finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. His job market paper “Regulatory Arbitrage in Repo Markets,” which shows non-US bank dealers manage their repurchase agreement activity to window dress performance, was a finalist for the Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income at the 2015 Society for Financial Studies Cavalcade conference. He is also the recipient of the Smith School’s Frank T. Paine Award for Academic Achievement. During graduate school, Munyan also worked at the U.S. Treasury Office of Financial Research, where he helped analyze money market funds and fixed income markets.