Winners 2013

Jean-Noël Barrot, PhD from HEC Paris School of Management
Jean-Noël Barrot conducts research in corporate finance, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial finance. In recent work, he has studied the effect of venture capital fund managers horizon on their investment decisions, the effect of trade credit on competition and entrepreneurship, and the behavior of individual investors during the recent financial crisis. His work has been awarded the Coller Prize in Private Equity Research 2012. Barrot holds an M.A. in quantitative economics and finance from Ecole Polytechnique, an M.Phil. in economics from Paris School of Economics and a Ph.D. in financial economics from HEC Paris School of Management. Next year, Jean-Noël Barrot will be joining MIT Sloan School of Management.
Job market paper: Financial Strength and Trade Credit Provision: Evidence from Trucking Firms
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, PhD from University of California, Berkeley Gabriel Chodorow-Reich will receive his Ph.D in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2013. His research focuses on corporate finance and macroeconomics. His paper "Does State Fiscal Relief During Recessions Increase Employment? Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" recently received the AEJ: Economic Policy Best Paper Prize for 2012. Gabriel has worked as an economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and prior to graduate study as a research assistant at the Brookings Institution. He received his A.B. from Harvard in 2005. Next year, Gabriel Chodorow-Reich will be joining Harvard University. Job Market Paper: The Employment Effects of Credit Market Disruptions: Firm-level Evidence from the 2008-09 Financial Crisis
Timothy J. McQuade , PhD from Harvard University Timothy McQuade is a PhD candidate at Harvard University. He conducts research in the areas of asset pricing and housing economics. In recognition of his graduate work, he has been invited to participate in The Review of Economic Studies 2013 May Meetings. Prior to attending Harvard, Timothy worked at UBS Investment Bank and received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Michigan. Next year, Timothy McQuade will be joining Stanford Graduate School of Business. Job Market Paper: Stochastic Volatility and Asset Pricing Puzzles
Marina Niessner, PhD from University of Chicago Marina Niessner studies topics in empirical corporate finance and behavioral finance. She earned a bachelor's degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Chicago. She worked at the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory for two years before earning a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. Next year, Marina Niessner will be joining Yale School of Management. Job Market Paper: Strategic Disclosure Timing and Insider Trading
Felipe Varas, PhD from Stanford Graduate School of Business Felipe Varas is finishing his PhD in finance at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. His areas of research are corporate finance, dynamic contracts and dynamic games. He is from Chile and, before doing his PhD, Felipe did his undergraduate and Master's degree in economics at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Next year, Felipe Varas will be joining Duke Fuqua School of Business. Job Market Paper: Contracting Timely Delivery with Hard to Verify Quality

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