Brandeis International Business School and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston are hosting the fourth annual Municipal Finance Conference in Boston on Friday, August 7, 2015. The one-day conference, which will be held at the Boston Fed, will bring together academics, practitioners, regulators and issuers to discuss the changing state of municipal capital markets and how to analyze and adapt to the changing landscape. The objective of this conference is to highlight practice-relevant and policy-relevant research on municipal finance and to advance a dialogue among market participants and academic researchers on municipal markets.


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Award Sponsor

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The James A. Lebenthal Memorial "Excellence in Municipal Finance Research" prize, a $2,500 award for best paper submitted for this conference, was sponsored solely by Washington University in St. Louis


Friday, August 7, 2015


Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02210



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David A. Abel
William Blair

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Manuel Adelino
Duke University

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Jennie Bai
Georgetown University

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Daniel Bergstresser
Brandeis International Business School

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Timothy J. Coffin

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Philip J. Fischer
Merrill Lynch

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George Friedlander

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William Glasgall
The Volker Alliance

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Tracy Gordon
Urban Institute

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Angela K. Gore
The George Washington University

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Pab Jotikasthira
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Andrew Kalotay
Andrew Kalotay Associates

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Sharon Kioko
Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs

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Justin Marlowe
University of Washington

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Antonio D. Martini
Hinckley, Allen and the National Association of Bond Lawyers

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Chris Mier
Loop Capital

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Kevyn D. Orr
Jones Day

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Peter Orr
Intuitive Analytics

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Robert C. Pozen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Lori Raineri

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Richard Ravitch
The Volker Alliance

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Richard Ryffel
Washington University

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Navin Sharma

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Andrei Simonov
Michigan State University

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Winthrop T. Smith
Win Analytics, LLC

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Robert K. Triest
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Boris Vallée
Harvard Business School

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Stephen P. Winterstein
Wilmington Trust

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Matthew Glasser
American University

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Jessica Kane
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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Michael Decker
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

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Robert Fippinger
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

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Darrell Smelcer
Internal Revenue Service