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Yoon Sang Moon, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of EconomicsInternationalTransportationEconomicsAssociataion-logo, was recently awarded a CAS fellowship to present his paper “Internal structure of consumer cities: core and subcenters” at the 2016 annual conference of the International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA), held this year June 15-17 at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago de Chile, Chile. The Association makes an award each year to the author of the best paper written by a junior scholar. This year Yoon Sang was found to be deserving of this honor and we are proud of his achievement. The research was supported in part by the CAS fellowship and in part by Dr. Anas’ research award from UCOP (University of California Office of the President)

Congratulations to two of our Alumni who have recently found positions abroad.

Jong Kook Shin (2010) jongKookShinhas accepted a new position as Lecturer in Economics at New Castle University. Details of his position are found here.



Dunli Li (2013) liDunlihas also accepted a new position as a Teaching Fellow at the University College of London.



Donna J. Gorney, of TonawandaGorneyDonnahas been promoted to group vice president at M&T Bank. Gorney has been with M&T for 25 years, having most recently served as administrative vice president. Read more …



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