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Durham University

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Dr Arzé Karam, BA, MBA, MSc, PhD

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Assistant Professor in Finance in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45460
Room number: MHL 367

Contact Dr Arzé Karam (email at arze.karam@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Arzé's research interests are in Market Microstructure and span a wide range of topics including market transparency, high-frequency trading, market liquidity and systemic risks. She also conducts research in Asset Pricing and Experimental Economics. Her current research is focused on extreme events in financial markets, i.e. Covid-19 market crashes and flash crashes, to estimate intraday systemic risk.
 She holds a PhD in Finance from University of Paris X Nanterre, and Msc in Finance from University of Toulouse 1. During her doctoral studies, she was a PhD exchange student at Georgia State University, Atlanta. She teaches Market Microstructure at the master level. 

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Arzé holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Paris X, and MSc in Finance from University of Toulouse 1 in France. Her primary research interests are in Market Microstructure, Asset Pricing and span a wide range of topics including market transparency, high-frequency trading, market liquidity and systemic risks. She also conducts research in experimental economics. 

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Market Microstructure
  • Experimental Economics
  • Machine Learning
  • Asset Pricing
  • Information and Financial Markets

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