The EFA 2014 Best Paper Awards will be presented on Friday afternoon, August 29, at the Palazzo dei Congressi. UBS Group CEO, Sergio Ermotti, will award the UBS Best Conference Paper Prize directly following the keynote speech of Nobel Laureate Prof. Robert Shiller (15:15-16:15 hrs). All other EFA 2014 Best Paper Awards will be presented during the EFA General Assembly (16:30-17:00 hrs). Note that the honorary EFA Past President awards will be presented during the UBS Gala Dinner on Friday evening at the Hotel Eden (19:00-23:30 hrs).
UBS Best Paper Prize (EUR 3,000)
The UBS Best Conference Paper Award is the highest distinction awarded for an academic paper presented during the EFA 2014 Annual Meeting. Presented papers within any field covered at the conference will be considered for the UBS Best Conference Paper Prize.
EFA Best Doctoral Student Conference Paper Award (EUR 3,000)
The Best Doctoral Student Conference Paper Prize is presented for the best paper on the EFA 2014 conference program written by a doctoral student.
NASDAQ OMX & CQA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prizes (EUR 1,500)
The best paper presented at the 2014 EFA Doctorial Tutorial will be recognized with the NASDAQ OMX & CQA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prizes.
The money prize is sponsored by the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation. In addition, the author will be invited to present his/her work at the Fall Meeting of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) to be held in Chicago on September 10-11, 2014.
Spängler IQAM Best Paper in Investments Prize (EUR 5,000)
The 2014 Spängler IQAM Best Paper Prize will be awarded at the EFA Annual Meeting to the best paper in investments published in the journal of the European Finance Association, the Review of Finance.
2014 Pagano and Zechner Prize (EUR 5,000)
The inaugural Pagano and Zechner Prize will be awarded at EFA 2014 to the best non-investments paper published in the journal of the European Finance Association, the Review of Finance.