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Batten Conference, The College of William & Mary

2007, WRDS Sponsorship, WRDS Best Paper Award was Iva Kalcheva for Liquidity Biases in Asset Pricing Tests.

CLADEA

2005, October

Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administracion Instituto Superior de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico

Pablo Lopez Sarabia; Econometric Estimation of the Risk in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina Stock Markets;

Universidad de Chile, Chile.

Forecasting Gold Price Changes: Rolling and Recursive Neural Network Models;

David Diaz solis, Rodrigo Jarpa Ortega, Antonino Parisi Fernandez y Franco Parisi Fernandez.

Eastern Finance Association

2016 The Wharton School-WRDS Outstanding Paper in Empirical Research

Conflicts of Interest in Multi-Fund Management  Gerald Abdesaken (West Chester University)


2015
The Wharton School-WRDS Outstanding Paper in Empirical Research

The Wealth Effects of the Choice of a Fairness Opinion in M&As: Evidence From a Regression Discontinuity Design” Tingting Liu (University of Georgia)


2014
The Wharton School-WRDS Outstanding Paper in Empirical Research

The Persistence of Opportunistic Insider Trading, Brandon Cline (Mississippi State University), Sinan Gokkaya (Ohio University), Xi Liu (Ohio University)
2005 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, Sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services

Board Independence and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Director Resignations

By Manu Gupta (Graduate Student), Texas A&M University and L. Paige Fields, Texas A&M University

European Finance Association

2005 Vinay Nair Takeover Governance and the Cross-section of Returns

European Financial Management Association (EFMA)

2016:  WRDS-Wharton Best Paper Award

Do Long-Term Investors Improve Corporate Decision Making?JARRAD HARFORD (University of Washington), AMBRUS KECSKÉS (York University), and SATTAR MANSI (Virginia Tech)
2011:  WRDS-Wharton Best Paper Award

Tick Size Regulation, Intermarket Competition and Sub-Penny TradingSabrina Buti (University of Toronto), Barbara Rindi (Bocconi University), Yuanji Wen (Bocconi University), and Ingrid M. Werner (Ohio State University).
2010: WRDS-Wharton Best Paper Award

Nicola Borri (LUISS University, Rome, Italy) and Andrien Verdelhan (MIT Sloan, Boston, MA, United States)

Sovereign Risk Premia


2009
: WRDS-Wharton Best Paper.

Dr. Andreas Bloechlinger, Arbitrage-free Credit Pricing Using Default Probabilities and Risk Sensitivities


2008:
WRDS-Wharton Best Paper.

Professor Valeri Zakamouline and Professor Steen Koekebakker, University of Agder “Analysis of Financial Decision Making with Loss Aversion

Financial Management Association (FMA)

2014 Doctoral Student Consortium co-sponsor with S&P Capital IQ
2013 Doctoral Student Consortium co-sponsor with S&P Capital IQ


2012
Doctoral Student Consortium co-sponsorship with S&P Capital IQ

Click here for list of students selected to participate in the 2012 FMA Doctoral Student Consortium being held in conjunction with the 2012 FMA Annual Meeting.

 

Midwest Finance Association (MFA)

2007, Best Paper Award in International Finance sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)


2006,
Best Paper in International Finance sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Financial Globalization and Risk Sharing: Welfare Effects and the Optimality of Open Markets

Charles Trzcinka, (Indiana University), Andrey Ukhov, (Indiana University)


2005
Oscar R. Goodman Award for the Outstanding Paper in Financial Intermediation Sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services

Amir Sufi of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Agency Renegotiation in Corporate Finance: Evidence from Syndicated Loans
2012, WRDS Award for Best PhD Student Paper 

Has Takeover Regulation Altered Value Creation in the European M&A Market

Sapnoti Eswar, London Business School


2012
, Wharton-WRDS Award for Best Paper on Corporate Finance 

Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do They Receive Better Terms?

Jongha Lim (University of Missouri), Bernadette Minton (The Ohio State University) and Michael Weisbach (The Ohio State University).

Northern Finance Association (NFA)

2015, WRDS Award for Best Empirical Paper

Informed Options Trading prior to M&A Announcements: Insider Trading?” Patrick Augustin (McGill), Menachem Brenner (NYU) and Marti Subrahmanyam (NYU

 


2014, WRDS Award for Best Empirical Paper

Model Disagreement and Economic Outlook

Daniel Andrei (UCLA), Bruce Carlin (University of Toronto), Michael Hasler (University of Toronto)


2012
, WRDS Award for Best PhD Student Paper 

“Has Takeover Regulation Altered Value Creation in the European M&A Market

Sapnoti Eswar, London Business School
2012, Wharton-WRDS Award for Best Paper on Corporate Finance 

Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do They Receive Better Terms?

Jongha Lim (University of Missouri), Bernadette Minton (The Ohio State University) and Michael Weisbach (The Ohio State University).

Southern Management Association

2007  Doctoral Consortium Paper Sponsorship


2006
Doctoral Consortium Paper Sponsorship


2005
Doctoral Consortium Paper sponsorship

Southern Finance Association

2013, WRDS Sponsorship, Best Paper Award for Empirical Research:

The Exodus from Sovereign Risk: Sovereign Ceiling Violations in Credit Default Swap Markets

–C. Stace Sirmans (University of Florida), Andy Naranjo (University of Florida), Jongsub Lee (University of Florida)


2012, WRDS Sponsorship, Outstanding Empirical Paper award:

Window Dressing in Mutual Funds

–Gerald Gay (Georgia State University), Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University, University of Cologne) and Leng Ling (Georgia College and State University).


2007, WRDS Sponsorship, Empirical Paper award:

A Discrete Choice Model of Dividend Reinvestment Plans: Classification and PredictionThomas P. Boehm, University of Tennessee – Knoxville Ramon P. DeGennaro, University of Tennessee – Knoxville and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta


2006: Best Paper Award-Empirical Research

2005, Best Paper Award-Empirical Research, WRDS, November 2005

The Role of Venture Capital Backing in Initial Public Offerings: Certification, Screening, or Market Power?

Thomas Chemmanur, (Boston College), Elena Loutskina, (Boston College)
2004, Best Paper Award, 2004 ” The Survival of Internet IPOs

By Tjalling van der Goot (University of Amersterdam)

Western Finance Association (WFA)

2016 THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Trust Busting: The Effect of Fraud on Investor BehaviorUmit Gurun (University of Texas-Dallas)

Noah Stoffman (Indiana University) Scott Yonker (Cornell University)


2015 T
HE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia

Alex Edmans, Vivian W. Fang, and Katharina A. Lewellen


2014:
  THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Financial Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

Raghuram G. Rajan (Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School at the University of Chicago)

Rodney Ramcharan (Chief of Financial Studies at the US Federal Reserve Board)


2013: THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Tax Evasion Across Industries: Soft Credit Evidence from Greece

Margarita Tsoutsoura (University of Chicago), Adair Morse (University of Chicago), Nikolaos Artavanis (Virginia Tech)
2012:  THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Executive Networks and Firm Policies: Evidence from the Random Assignment of MBA Peers

Kelly Shue (University of Chicago)
2011:  THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity

Ji-Woong Chung (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Berk Sensoy (Ohio State University), Lea Stern (Ohio State University, and Michael Weisbach (Ohio State University)
2010:  THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS BEST PAPER AWARD IN EMPIRICAL FINANCE

The Causal Impact of Media in Financial Markets

Joseph Engelberg (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), Christopher Parsons (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)


2009, June THE WHARTON SCHOOL-WRDS AWARD FOR THE BEST EMPIRICAL FINANCE PAPER

The Diminishing Liquidity Premium

Ohad Kadan (Washington University in St. Louis),  Azi Ben Rephael (Tel-Aviv University), Avi Wohl (Tel-Aviv University)