The Office of the Chief Economist produces original research papers on a broad range of topics relevant to the CFTC’s mandate to foster open, transparent, competitive, and financially sound derivatives markets. These papers are written to educate the general public and to inform the Commission’s policy and rulemakings.
The analyses and conclusions expressed in the papers are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of other members of the Office of Chief Economist, other Commission staff or the Commission itself.
Listed below are academics who are working with CFTC economists on various research projects, many of which can be found below. The Office of the Chief Economist has a long history of outreach across a number of academic institutions and individuals; through these partnerships, the Office of the Chief Economist is able to collaborate with some of the leading experts in financial derivatives markets and policy analysis.