Winners of the RFS Awards

The winners of the annual RFS Awards were announced at the virtual Awards Reception on May 25 as part of the SFS Cavalcade. We are pleased to share the winners:

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award
“Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change”
Michael Barnett, William Brock, and Lars Peter Hansen
Prize: $10,000

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up (tie)

“On the Rise of FinTechs: Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints”
Tobias Berg, Valentin Burg, Ana Gombović, and Manju Puri
Prize: $2500

“Monetary Transmission through Shadow Banks”
Kairong Xiao
Prize: $2500

Referee of the Year
Michael Weber
Prize: $1000

Distinguished Referees
Tania Babina
Michael Ewens
Kristoph Kleiner
Lars Lochstoer

Rising Scholar Award
“Monetary Transmission through Shadow Banks”
Kairong Xiao
Prize: $5000

Hillcrest Best Paper Award in Behavioral Finance sponsored by Hillcrest Asset Management
“Financial Literacy Externalities”
Michael Haliassos, Thomas Jansson, and Yigitcan Karabulut
Prize: $5000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Tuesday at the Cavalcade

The first paper presentations of SFS Cavalcade 2021 begin at 11am today.

1:15pm Panel Honoring Craig W. Holden

3:45pm RCFS Keynote by Amir Sufi

4:30pm Presentation of Awards

5pm Virtual Reception with rooms hosted by MIT:
Asset Pricing hosted by Lawrence Schmidt
Corporate Finance hosted by Egor Matveyev
Behavioral Finance hosted by Eben Lazarus
ESG hosted by Ed Golding
FinTech and Big Data hosted by Maryam Farboodi

For more information, visit the conference website.

Cavalcade Begins Today!

SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 kicks off today with a Keynote by Chair Ulrike Malmendier at 5pm. A virtual Welcome Reception will follow with rooms hosted by MIT:

Asset Pricing hosted by Leonid Kogan
Corporate Finance hosted by Antoinette Schoar
Behavioral Finance hosted by Taha Choukhmane
Financial Policy, COVID-19, and Beyond hosted by Deborah Lucas
Macro Finance hosted by Emil Verner

For more information, visit the conference website.