Financial-market research nets Venkataraman cash prize

kvenkataraman.jpgKumar Venkataraman, in SMU's Cox School of Business, has received an SMU 2008 Ford Research Fellowship.

Venkataraman's research has influenced important policy debates on the structure of financial markets and has been cited by regulators with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States, as well as with the Financial Services Authority in Europe.

He specializes in market microstructure dynamics and applying sophisticated models to large databases of financial variables.