Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz

Global Economics Group, LLC

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United States

http://www.globaleconomicsgroup.com

New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

Adjunct Associate Professor

269 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

LIBOR Manipulation?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2008
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Michael Kraten, Albert D. Metz and Gim Seow
Global Economics Group, LLC, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Moody's Investors Service and Milgard School of Business, UWT
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LIBOR, LIBOR quotes, manipulations, conspiracies, collusion, CDS spreads, market cap

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The Lessons from Libor for Detection and Deterrence of Cartel Wrongdoing

Harvard Business Law Review Online, Volume 3:10-16 (2012), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2015
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and D. Daniel Sokol
Global Economics Group, LLC and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 1,006 (20,869)
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antitrust, cartels, competition law, Libor, screens, corporate governance, compliance

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Pharmaceutical Development Phases: A Duration Analysis

FTC, Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC, Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and Moody's Investors Service
Downloads 979 (21,707)
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Pharmceuticals, research and development, duration analysis

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Why and How Should the Libor Be Reformed?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 882 (25,300)
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Libor, Reform, Screens, Manipulation, Conspiracy

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Antitrust Corporate Governance and Compliance

Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, Roger D. Blair and D. Daniel Sokol, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and D. Daniel Sokol
Global Economics Group, LLC and University of Florida Levin College of Law
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antitrust, cartels, competition law, compliance, corporate governance, empirical, collusion, price fixing, corporate wrongdoing, enforcement, leniency, corporate crime

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Tracking the Libor Rate

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Global Economics Group, LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 696 (35,036)
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market rate data, Libor, Benford’s law, second digit distributions, aggregation game, agents’ signals, manipulation, collusion, conspiracy

7.

Antitrust Screening: Making Compliance Programs Robust

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Patrick Bajari and Joe Murphy
Global Economics Group, LLC, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Independent
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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Investigations, Compliance Programs, Internal Monitoring

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How Far Can Screens Go in Distinguishing Explicit from Tacit Collusion? New Evidence from the Libor Setting

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 1, March 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC and Moody's Investors Service
Downloads 662 (37,548)
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Libor, collusion, manipulation, screening, detection

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A Variance Screen for Collusion

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-13; FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 275
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher T. Taylor, Luke M. Froeb and John Geweke
Global Economics Group, LLC, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group
Downloads 504 (53,447)
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Collusion, Price Fixing, Firms, Firm

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Screening for Conspiracies: Applications for Litigation, Pre-Litigation, Regulation and Internal Monitoring

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Patrick Bajari
Global Economics Group, LLC and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Screening, Conspiracies, Collusion, Cartels, Manipulations, Detection

11.

Replacing the LIBOR with a Transparent and Reliable Index of Interbank Borrowing: Comments on the Wheatley Review of LIBOR Inital Discussion Paper

University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 620
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
Global Economics Group, LLC and Global Economics Group
Downloads 452 (61,283)
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LIBOR, financial crisis, conspiracy, screening, interbank borrowing

12.

Revolution in Manipulation Law: The New CFTC Rules and the Urgent Need for Economic and Empirical Analyses

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 15, pp. 357-418, 2013.
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Gabriel V. Rauterberg and Andrew Verstein
Global Economics Group, LLC, University of Michigan Law School and Wake Forest University School of Law
Downloads 416 (67,676)

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Screen, Libor, CFTC, Swap, Manipulation, Dodd-Frank, Regulation, Law, Econometric, Flagging, Hunt Brothers, Silver

13.

Is the Market Being Fooled? An Error-Based Screen for Manipulation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Sumanth Addanki
Global Economics Group, LLC and NERA Economic Consulting
Downloads 408 (69,326)
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Manipulation, Screen, Futures Prices, Spot Prices, Commodities Markets, Forecasting Errors, Risk Premium, Basis

14.

Will the Wheatley Recommendations Fix LIBOR?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle November 2012(2)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
Global Economics Group, LLC and Global Economics Group
Downloads 341 (85,483)

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Libor, interest rate manipulation

15.

The Determinants of Cartel Duration

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 May 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, John M. Connor and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC, Purdue University and Moody's Investors Service
Downloads 333 (87,772)
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Cartel Duration, Screening, Mized Proportional Hazard Model, Collusion, Detection, Screening

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Proactive vs Reactive Anti-Cartel Policy: The Role of Empirical Screens

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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screens, leniency, anti-cartel policy, regulation

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Defending Against Allegations of Fraud and Manipulation: The Role of the Economist Under the New CFTC Rules

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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CFTC, manipulation, commodities, fraud, screens, economic and empirical analyses

18.

Why and How to Use Empirical Screens in Antitrust Compliance

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 1, February 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Feb 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 231 (129,295)

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Screens, compliance, collusion, conspiracies, manipulations, fraud, antitrust, Libor

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Libor Litigation and the Role of Screening: The Need for Enhanced Compliance Programs

Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, July 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 226 (132,072)

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Libor, Conspiracy, Manipulation, Screens, Detection, Compliance

20.

The Power of Screens to Trigger Investigations

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Investigations

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Design and Implementation of Screens and Their Use by Defendants

Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, September 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 216 (137,954)
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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Rebuttal, Futures Markets

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Did Credit Rating Agencies Cause the European Sovereign Debt Crisis?

Competition Policy International, Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, January 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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CRA, Ratings, Sovereign Debt

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Aluminum Market Dislocation: Evidence, Incentives and Reform

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Aluminum, Warehousing, Financial Regulation, Reform, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Incentives, Market Structure, Screens

24.

Before and after the Emu: Financial Integration, Monetary Policy and Welfare Changes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Monetary Union; Welfare Costs; National vs Common Monetary Policy; General Equilibrium Two-Country Model; Numerical Resolution

25.

Enhancing Financial Benchmarks: Comments on the OICU-IOSCO Consultation Report on Financial Benchmarks

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
Global Economics Group, LLC and Global Economics Group
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financial benchmarks reform, LIBOR, conspiracies, manipulations, screening

26.

A Short Note on Manipulation, Speculation and Crude Oil Prices

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Manipulation, Speculation, Oil Prices, Regulation

27.

The Impact of Entry on Prices and Costs

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Pedro Pereira
Global Economics Group, LLC and Autoridade da Concorrência
Downloads 135 (208,051)

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Entry, Competition, Mobile Telephony, Prices, Costs

28.

What’s to be Done with Rating Agencies? Understanding the Problem to Find a Solution

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Kristiyana Teodosieva
Global Economics Group, LLC and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Credit Ratings, Antitrust, Monopsony Power, Competition, Structured Finance

29.

Is Financial Regulation Appropriately Dealing with Systemic Risk? Are We Really Fixing Existing Problems or Creating New Ones?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Jan 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Basel requirements, Stress Testing, Financial Regulation, Bank Run

30.

Roundtable on Ex Officio Cartel Investigations and the Use of Screens to Detect Cartels

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Screening, Anti-Cartel Detection, OECD, Leniency

31.

The Contribution of Innovation to Health Care Costs: At Least 50%?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Innovation, Residual, Health Care Costs, Health Care Reform

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Benefits to Society from Health Care Expenses: Do We Get More for Higher Spending?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 88 (281,475)

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Health care, costs, benefits, international comparisons, price adjusted for quality

33.

The Economics and Regulation of the Portuguese Retail Payments System

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
David S. Evans and Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group and Global Economics Group, LLC
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retail payments, banking, interchange fees, price caps, multi-sided platforms, Portugal, current accounts, bank regulation

34.

Determinants of Pharmaceutical Review, Success and Duration

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC, Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and Moody's Investors Service
Downloads 55 (363,715)
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Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Duration, Probabilities, Risk

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Interview: Update on 'Screens for Conspiracies and Their Multiple Applications'

Competition Policy International Journal, Vol. 8 No. 1, Spring 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Screens, collusion, manipulation, detection, defense

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Is There Misdiagnosis and Mistreatment in the Market for Credit Ratings?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, November 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 41 (411,003)

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Credit Ratings, Regulation, Monopsony Power, Structured Finance, Rating Shopping, Issuer Pays

37.

Can Machine Learning Aide in Cartel Detection?

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, July 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC and Moody's Investors Service
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Artificial Intelligence, Screens, Collusion, Detection

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Regional Competition Center for Latin America: Antitrust Guidelines for Exchanges of Information Among Competitors

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
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Communications and Collaborations Among Competitors, Anticompetitive Conduct

39.

The Future of Cartel Deterrence and Detection

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, January 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert D. Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC and Moody's Investors Service
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leniency, collusion, reform, pricing algorithms

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Antitrust Compliance 2.0: The Use of Structural Analysis and Empirical Screens to Detect Collusion and Corruption in Bidding Procurement Processes

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, June 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Elizabeth Prewitt
Global Economics Group, LLC and Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
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Bid Rigging, Screens, Detection, Deterrence, Collusion

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Recent Financial Sector Conspiracies and Manipulations: How to Prevent Future Similar Conduct?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 11 (561,473)

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Proactive Reform, Antitrust, Collusion, Manipulation, Fraud, Screening