The Microstructure of Government Securities Markets

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Peter Dattels

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Date Written: November 1995


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.

JEL Classification: D40, G14, G28, G29

Suggested Citation

Dattels, Peter, The Microstructure of Government Securities Markets (November 1995). IMF Working Paper No. 95/117, Available at SSRN:

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