Can adoption of data standards improve municipal bond market efficiency and be harnessed by municipal analysts to surface powerful insights? Would data standards be a benefit or burden on municipal debt issuers? How long will it take to implement? How can regulators, analysts, municipal issuers and others ensure that a municipal data standard is useful, implementable, and cost effective?
Liz Sweeney of Nutshell Associates and John Hallacy, President of John Hallacy Consulting LLC recently sat down to discuss these issues in more in John's first edition of the Municipal Beat podcast.