In this report, Dr. Jian Yang provides updates about recent JPMCC research activities from March 2021 until September 2021. In particular, Dr. Yang discusses (a) the most recent JPMCC international commodities symposium; (b) a study that advances research on commodity futures volatility spillovers; (c) the continuing media attention on the research director’s crude oil and agricultural analyses; and (d) other commodity research publication updates.
The Importance of Commodity Education
By Thomas Brady, Ph.D., Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School and Managing Director and Editor, Commodities Report, Capitalight Research, Canada
This article discusses why it is essential to prepare the next generation for lucrative employment opportunities across commodity sectors and notes the skills that students will need for a successful career in commodities.
Update from the Executive Director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities
This article provides a brief update from Dr. Thomas Brady on the many events and initiatives that have taken place this year, including (a) the addition of three new Industry Advisory Council members; (b) two new GCARD Editorial Advisory Board members; (c) the GCARD Best Article Award; (d) the Center’s outreach and collaboration initiatives; (e) the upcoming Spring 2022 academic classes; (f) the “Leadership in Commodity Trading & Supply Networks” Global Executive Programme; (g) the Center’s Professional Education offerings; and (h) a review of the August 2021 international commodities symposium.