UTC alumni, Joshua Lawson (finance major, 2019) recently co-published the paper titled, “Speculation and Food-Grain Prices”, with his mentors Drs.  Rafayet Alam (UTC) and Xiaoli Etienne (West Virginia University). The paper was published in the A-rated journal Applied Economics. The published research  is associated with an undergraduate research project Josh completed with Dr. Alam in 2018-2019.

This paper previously won the Best Student Paper award at the Academy of Economics and Finance. Congratulations to Joshua and many thanks to Dr. Alam for his mentorship and support of student success.

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