Municipal Bonds

Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance (Wiley), 2009

Posted: 17 Oct 2012

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Ethan Namvar

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business; Columbia Business School

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Municipal bonds are bonds issued by local and state governments to raise funds for public works with interest payment(s) that are generally exempt from federal taxes, and often from state and local taxes as well.

Keywords: municipal bonds, tax free, tax exempt, municipal bond arbitrage, munis, muni bonds, tax arbitrage, fixed income arbitrage, tender option bond (TOB), variable-rate demand obligation (VRDO), public finance

Suggested Citation

Namvar, Ethan, Municipal Bonds (2009). Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance (Wiley), 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2162548

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