Press release: SUNY-Geneseo Wins FDIC’s Inaugural Academic Challenge
Congratulations to the State University of New York College at Geneseo, winner of the 2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge. The team included undergraduate students Kiersten Colvin, Ian Merrihew, Tyee MacDonnell-Miller, and Oliver Stordahl. The team was advised by Dr. Léonie Stone.
The other finalist teams were California State University, Fullerton; the University of Chicago; the University of Delaware; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
See the Academic Challenge Videos page for the winning team’s presentation.
The topic for the 2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge was “The Effects of Community Banks on Local Economic Development.” The links below contain the question, a dataset, and a data codebook, as well as the public data sources used in compiling the dataset.