Economics: Student News

Aparna Anand presented the paper "Asymmetric Dominance Effect in Financial Decision Making," coauthored by Barry Sopher, at the 2012 NYU ESA conference. 


Gonzalo Cordova presented his work on "Environmental Performance and Relationship to Growth in the late Revolutionary Period in Cuba" and chaired a session on Economic Development at the Farmingdale meeting of the New York State Economics Association. Gonzalo is working as Portfolio Manager and Partner at Vedanta Capital. In February, he married his longtime girlfriend Deborah.


Haruhiko Fujiwara’s daughter Abigail Naomi Fujiwara was born on November 26, 2011.

Ernesto Garcia received the Outstanding GAANN Fellowship in 2011. He is currently holding a Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) fellowship.


Tzuhao Huang was the moderator on several sessions in the National Numeracy Network 2012 annual conference.

Su Huang presented his paper "What Does the Financial Crisis Tell Us about the Determinants of Municipal Bond Yields?" in NYSEA conference. His twins Kevin Huang and Chloe Huang were born early 2012.


Emily Johnson was the recipient of the competitive Dissertation Grant of the Graduate Center.


Andreas Kakolyris received the Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship and presented his work on "Creating Sexual Risk Levels: Application of a Cluster Analytic Technique" with M.C. Webb and A. Lutz at the 139th APHA Annual Meeting October 29 - November 2, 2011 in Washington, DC.


Sibel Korkmaz was selected to participate in the 2012 FMA European Doctoral Consortium where she presented her dissertation research.


David Lempert was promoted to Senior Economist at Internal Revenue Service and given an award for Outstanding Performance.

Jesse Margolis welcomed his son James Ryan O’Grady Margolis, who was born on March 20, 2012.


Luz Salas is the recipient of numerous grants from Ford Foundation and Citi Foundation and IPA.


Junnan Zhao presented her work “Is Currency Revaluation Contractionary in China? A VAR Analysis” at the 81st Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Washington, DC.

Submitted on: JUL 16, 2013

Category: Economics