The Microstructure of Government Securities Markets

Author/Editor:

Peter Dattels

Publication Date:

November 1, 1995

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Summary:

This paper applies the “market microstructure” literature to the specific features of government securities markets and draws implications for the strategy to develop government securities markets. It argues for an active role of the authorities in fostering the development of efficient market structures.

Series:

Working Paper No. 95/117

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 1, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451853988/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1171995

Format:

Paper

Pages:

90

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