Michael P. Watson
Financial Economist
Office of Markets

Education Summary

  • M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Georgia, 1999
  • M.A. Economics, Clemson University, 1993
  • B.S. Economics and German (Honors Program), University of Delaware, 1992

Fields of Interest

  • Market microstructure
  • Financial forecasting and simulation
Financial Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2011–present
Director, Market Analytics
Capacity Planning
NYSE Euronext
2000–2011
Assistant Treasurer
Quantitative Risk Management
JP Morgan Chase
1999–2000
Instructor
Business Statistics
University of Georgia
1996–1999
Research Associate
Economic Research
Nasdaq Stock Market
1994–1996
Research Economist
The University of Baltimore
1993–1994
  • Andrew Seila, Xuewei Xiang and Michael Watson, Web-Based Simulation and Modeling, 2000, IEEE Potentials 19, 16-19.