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About James J Forest

This is the academic paper site for James Forest, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. I am currently finishing my dissertation at the Isenberg School of Management in the field of Finance.
Prior to doctoral studies at UMass, I earned a Master of Science in Finance at Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Framingham State University.
I have also worked at Standard & Poor's as Economics Editor and at IBC Financial Data (now an Informa company) as Statistical Analyst and Associate Editor.
My research interests include the following:
Money and Capital Markets, Financial Institutions,
Financial Econometrics, Monetary Economics & Policy, Macroeconometric Modelling, Systemic Risk & Monitoring, Energy Markets, Applied Forecasting
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Present Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present University of Massachusetts -- Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Econometrics, Macroeconomics (3)

Market Microstructure (1)

Working Papers (1)