PhD student receives Best Paper Award at recent conference

The ICMA Centre is very proud to congratulate PhD student Yingying Wu on her receipt of a Best Paper Award at the 19th Global Finance Conference, taking place at DePaul University in Chicago on May 23-25, 2012. The prize was awarded for the paper “Commodity Futures Prices: More Evidence on Forecast Power, Risk Premia and the Theory of Storage” (co-authored with Chris Brooks and Marcel Prokopczuk).

The ICMA Centre is very proud to congratulate PhD student Yingying Wu on her receipt of a Best Paper Award at the 19th Global Finance Conference, taking place at DePaul University in Chicago on May 23-25, 2012. The prize was awarded for the paper “Commodity Futures Prices: More Evidence on Forecast Power, Risk Premia and the Theory of Storage” (co-authored with Chris Brooks and Marcel Prokopczuk).

Yingying's PhD studies current focus on the research of Commodity Futures Pricing Models with convenience yield in particular and she is pursuing her PhD under the joint supervision of Dr Marcel Prokopczuk and Professor Chris Brooks. She obtained an MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA Centre in 2010 with distinction. Prior to her masters, she holds B.A. in Law from Beijing International Studies University and worked as an intern with Taishan Capital in Beijing.

Published 30th May 2012
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