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Professor of Finance


1996. PhD Economics. Universidad del País Vasco.

1992. MA in Economics. Universidad del País Vasco.

1990. BA in Economics. Universidad del País Vasco.

Research interests

Market Microstructure, Liquidity, Algo and High Frequency Trading

Selected publications

Tapia, M., Cartea, A, Payne, R. & Penalva, J.: "Ultra-Fast Activity and Intraday Market Quality", Journal of Banking and Finance vol. 99 (C), 2019, 157-181.

Tapia, M., Platania, E. & Serrano, P.: "Modeling the shape of the limit order book", Quantitative Finance vol. 18 (9), 2018, 1575-1597.

Tapia, M. "Fragmentation vs. consolidation in Spanish Stock Exchange. A note", The Spanish Review of Financial Economics  vol. 15 (1), January-June 2017, 33–39.

Tapia, M., Gibbs, M. & Warzynski, F. "Globalization, Superstars, and Reputation: Theory & Evidence from the Wine Industry", Journal of Wine Economics, 4 (1), Spring 2009, 50–65.

Tapia, M., Espinosa, M. & Trombetta, M.: "Disclosure and Liquidity in a Driven by Orders Market: Empirical Evidence from Panel Data", Investigaciones Económicas vol. 32, 2008, 339-370.

Tapia, M., Gil-Bazo, J. & Moreno, D.: "Price Dynamics, Informational Efficiency and Wealth Distribution in Continuous Double Auction Markets", Computational Intelligence vol. 23 (2), May 2007, 176-196.

Tapia, M., Martínez. M.A., Nieto, B. & Rubio, G.: "Asset Pricing and Systematic Liquidity Risk: an Empirical Investigation of the Spanish Stock Market", International Review of Economics & Finance vol. 14 (1), 2005, 81-103.

Tapia, M., Pascual, R. & Escribano, A.: "Adverse Selection Costs, Trading Activity and Liquidity in the NYSE: An Empirical Analysis", Journal of Banking and Finance vol. 28 (1), January 2004, 107-128. 
Mikel Tapia is Professor of Finance at UC3M. His research and teaching activities have focused on the study of the market design in liquidity and asset prices. His results has been published in journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance or Quantitative Finance