Dr Thomas Conlon
Thesis Title: Composite jet fuel cross-hedging \ Default risk drivers in the US tourism industry
Research Interests: Aviation Finance \ Jet fuel hedging \ Default risk \ Financial economics
Min Cao is making excellent progress in her Ph.D. studies. She has completed a strong draft of her first research paper in relation to composite jet fuel cross-hedging, which will be submitted to an international journal shortly. She has also commenced work on her second research project, which will deal with uncovering the drivers of default in tourism. Min Cao has also undertaken various modules related to her research, receiving excellent grades. Min Cao's progress is in keeping with that expected of a 3rd year Ph.D. student.