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/ Aug 16, 2021

Measuring the 15-Microsecond Dash with Professor Eric “Batch” Budish

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Episode Description

Ronan and JR are joined by Eric Budish, the Steven G. Rothmeier Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, to break down the methodology and results in his paper “Quantifying the High-Frequency Trading ‘Arms Race,’” his well-known batch auction market design, and the usefulness of putting a dollar value on vaccine capacity. Recorded July 28.