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David Taylor Wins 1st Place at Student Research Forum

For release:  April 24, 2013

FCBE Ph.D. Economics student, David Taylor, was awarded 1st Place for his research, poster and presentation of the “Rationale for Irrational Behavior in the Stock Market and the Spillover Effect of Being Known for Oil Spills” in the university-wide 25th Annual Student Research Forum. He competed in the graduate level, business category.

Taylor received a plaque to commemorate this accomplishment as well as a monetary reward.

“Our University has become a major comprehensive urban research center, focusing on basic and applied research that is directly beneficial to this region. [Our students’] research and presentations here and in other regional national forums bring honor and recognition to the University of Memphis,” said Dr. Shirley Raines, University President.

“We are extremely proud of David’s recent recognition. This award reflects not only the high-caliber of his individual research, but also the top-quality economics program offered at Fogelman College,” said Dr. Bill Smith, Chair of the Economics Department.

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