World Finance Conference


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Marcin Kacperczyk is a Professor of Finance at Imperial College London. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and Associate Editor at the Review of Financial Studies. His research interests focus on institutional investors, empirical asset pricing, mutual funds, socially responsible investing, and behavioral finance. His research has been published in leading academic and practitioner journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Two of his papers have been nominated for the Smith Breeden Prize, and one received the Sprangler Award for the best paper published in the Review of Finance. His research has been covered extensively in print and electronic media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg, USA Today, New York Times, Forbes, BusinessWeek, CNN, and CNBC. He earned his MA in Banking and Finance from the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, and his PhD in Finance from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prior to joining Imperial, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business and the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business.

The award will be given annually at the World Finance Conference Annual meeting and will recognize up to three papers: - The first prize (recognized with a plaque and $500) - The runner-up (recognized with a plaque) - One honorable mention (recognized with a plaque) Eligibility: The 5 papers included in the Best Paper Awards are the ones with the highest ranking in the initial blind review process. Scoring System: 5 papers eligible for the Best Papers Award are very high quality papers, and we ask your help in selecting the best. For each paper each papers we ask you to rank the papers from worst (1) to best (5) based on Originality, Technical Content, Relevenace of Contribution and Organization and Clarity. Winners: The winners of the Best paper Awards are those with the combined highest number of votes from members of the Scientific and Program Committee. The total votes for each eligible papers will be presented to all the participants during the Annual Meeting of the World Finance Conference. Presentation of the Awards The winners will be announced at the Annual World Finance Conference.

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