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Professor Venkataraman specialises in the microstructure of equity, fixed-income and energy markets.  An award winning teacher,  his research has been published in major international finance and accounting journals and featured in industry publications such as The CFA Digest, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Financial Times, Economist and Bloomberg News. His work has been influential in guiding regulators in the US and Europe in their policy-making in market microstructure, debt markets and energy markets. His research has won several best paper awards at international conferences. Professor Venkataraman is the James M. Collins Chair in Finance at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. Between 2012 and 2015, he served as Chairman of the Finance Department. He has provided research and advice to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and acted as an expert witness in litigation involving price manipulation. He served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Hedge Fund Association between 2011 and 2015 and serves on the Investment Committee of the University Endowment. In addition, he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Financial Research and Journal of Empirical Finance. He was named among “The Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40” in the 2011 Poets & Quants ranking of Business School professors. Webpage
Areas of expertise:  Trading Strategies / Microstructure / Equity / Fixed-Income / Energy Markets