Stern Program for Undergraduate Research

Research ID: RS000040
Research Title: Currency Returns
Description: The student would help downloading, checking and analyzing data on currency returns. Primary role is to download and input data on currency returns from various sources: Bloomberg, Datastream, IMF IFS, Global Financial Data. Secondary role is to double check my own dataset on currency returns. Finally, provide summary analysis of the dataset including graphic representations of the data. The student will achieve a better understanding of currency markets both in terms of institutional details, data availability and economic fundamentals. The project hours and duration are flexible.
Relevant Areas of Study: Economics
Pre-requisites: Knowledge of Microsoft excel. Willingness to learn how to use databases such as Datastream, Global Financial Data, Bloomberg. An interest or familiarity with currency markets would be preferable but not strictly necessary.
Start Semester: Fall 2012
Credits Per Semester: 2.0
Faculty Member: Matteo Maggiori (
Department Affilation: N/A
Contact: Matteo Maggiori (
Expired On: 12-07-2012