Conference Committee Names 2018 Emerging ScholarsThe Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference committee announced the names of those students selected as Emerging Scholars for 2018. Emerging Scholars are Ph.D. students who are considering or working on a dissertation on a banking-related topic. The conference committee congratulates Jiayi Xu, Auburn University; Cao Fang, University of Arkansas, and Xiaonan (Flora) Ma, University of South Carolina.
Emerging Scholars are given the opportunity to attend the October 3 – 4, 2018 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference, and will have their travel expenses reimbursed by the program. The annual conference is co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS). The Emerging Scholars Program was introduced in conjunction with the 2015 conference.