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Paper Selected for Publication in Economics Letters

Stuart School of Business Assistant Professor of Finance Ben Van Vliet authored the paper “An Alternative Model of Metcalfe’s Law for Valuing Bitcoin,” which was accepted for publication in the journal Economics Letters. The paper presents a new model of the market capitalization of Bitcoin and is available for download.

Business Students Win Regionally and Locally

Two teams of Stuart School of Business students claimed top spots in recent financial challenge events. A team of graduate finance students won the regional round of the 2018 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge and a second team of graduate finance students took first place in the Chicago local round of the 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge. Teams from Stuart have won the Chicago local round of the challenge six out of the last seven years. 

Psychology Faculty Member Acknowledged as Expert Reviewer

The United States Department of Health and Human Services chose Jonathon Larson, associate professor of psychology, as a primary grant reviewer on projects related to small business innovation research and advanced rehabilitation research training. The Secretariat of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong also selected Larson to be a grant reviewer on projects related to psychological intervention research.

New Book on Small Town America Due Out

Daniel Bliss, assistant professor of political science, has written the new book Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America: Paths to Growth. Published by Routledge, the book explores the ways that small localities exercise choices.

Chemistry Ph.D. Candidate Honored with Scholarship for Battery Research

Elahe Moazzen if one of 10 students selected for the 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship by the International Centre for Diffraction Data.

Paper Selected for Special AIEE Publication
Stuart School of Business adjunct faculty member and Ph.D. candidate Joseph Cursio co-authored the paper “The Electricity Market Price: Volatility, Pattern, and Forecast Analysis,” one of 10 selected for publication in Current and Future Challenges to Energy Security: The Second Associazione Italiana Economisti dell’Energia Energy Conference Proceedings.