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I am Heywood Williams-Tracy. I am a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Public Policy; minoring in Data Science.


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Parks, I., Skretich, O., Thomas, A., & Williams-Tracy, H. (2022). To what extent are students’ educational achievements impacted by their biological mom’s educational achievements and is this relationship moderated by their mother’s style of upbringing?. 12.

Williams-Tracy, H., & Nikolic, D. (2021). Understanding the Supply of N95 Respirators as a result of China’s Trade Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic. 28.


This summer, I studied the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the economy for personal protective equipment (P.P.E.). Understanding the economy for P.P.E. is critical to ensuring frontline workers are protected against future pandemics. This research is supported by a generous grant from The Guest Family Fund for Excellence in Economics.