5th International conference on sovereign bond markets

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the key role played by sovereign debt in facilitating financial intermediation has received increased attention from academics, debt managers, and policy makers in general. The use of government debt to obtain funding liquidity, and to help in the price discovery process, is essential to maintaining well-functioning financial markets. An understanding of the mechanisms underlying the interaction between sovereign debt and financial intermediation is required for debt managers to tailor financial market policies to achieving macroeconomic goals.[...]