Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC) and the Department of Finance at Copenhagen Business School are proud to host the Top Finance Graduate Award 2014 on June 4, 2014.
This award recognizes the most promising finance PhD graduates in 2014. Specifically, the award recognizes the graduates specializing in financial economics pursuing degrees in any field of study, e.g. business or economics, whose dissertation and broader research potential carry the greatest promise of making an impact on the finance practice and academia.
The winners will receive a cash prize of a total of 10.000 USD sponsored by AQR and present their research in Copenhagen on June 4, 2014.
The event starts in the morning, includes a lunch, and ends in the afternoon.
Award Selection Committee:
Top Finance Graduate Award 2014
Please note, the Award Selection Committee conducts an independent search for candidates so candidates cannot apply for this award.
If you would like to participate in this event and see the best research by the new crop of graduates, please sign up on this website.
Winners of the Top Finance Graduate Award 2014
- Nicholas Barberis, Yale University, School of Management
- Patrick Bolton, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business and Department of Economics
- John Campbell, Harvard University, Department of Economics
- Darrell Duffie, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
- Toby Moskowitz, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
- Lasse H. Pedersen (chair), Copenhagen Business School and New York University
We are happy to announce the winners of the Top Finance Graduate Award 2014:
Eduardo Dávila, PhD from Harvard University. Now assistant professor at New York University, Stern School of Business
“Optimal Financial Transaction Taxes”
Maryam Farboodi, PhD from Booth School of Business and Department of Economics, University of Chicago. Now assistant professor at Princeton University
“Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk”
François Geerolf, PhD from Sciences Po Paris.Now assistant professor at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
“A Theory of Power Law Distributions for the Returns to Capital and of the Credit Spread Puzzle”
Boris Vallee, PhD from HEC Paris. Now assistant professor at Harvard Business School
“Catering to Investors through Product Complexity“
Victoria Vanasco, PhD from University of California, Berkeley. Now assistant professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business
“Information Acquisition vs. Liquidity in Financial Markets”
Michael Weber, PhD from University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Now assistant professor at University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
“Nominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing”
Last updated by: Julie de Molade 29/04/2016