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Best Paper in Corporate Finance

The Best Paper in Corporate Finance Award is presented at SFS Cavalcade North America and SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific.

2024 North America, $1000
“Voting Choice”
Andrey Malenko, Nadya Malenko

2023 North America, $1000
“Improving the Measurement of Tax Residence: Implications for Research on Corporate Taxation”
Jean-Marie Meier, Jake Smith

2022 Asia-Pacific, $1000
“Power Grab: Activists, Short Sellers, and Disagreement”
Tao Li, Pedro A. C. Saffi, Daheng Yang

2022 North America, $1000
“CEO Compensation: Evidence From the Field”
Alex Edmans, Tom Gosling, and Dirk Jenter

2021 North America, $1000
“Friends in Media”
Guosong Xu

2020 North America, $1000
“Financial Technology Adoption”
Sean Higgins

2019 Asia-Pacific, $1000
“Freeze! Financial Sanctions and Bank Responses”
Matthias Efing, Stefan Goldbach, and Volker Nitsch

2019 North America, $1000
“The Capitalization of Consumer Financing into Durable Goods Prices”
Bronson Argyle, Taylor Nadauld, Christopher Palmer, and Ryan Pratt

2018 Asia-Pacific, $1000
“Input Price Shocks and Investment: Evidence from OEMs”
Rimmy Tomy

2018 North America, $1000
“For Richer, For Poorer: Banker’s Skin-in-the-game and Risk Taking in New England, 1867-1880”
Peter Koudijs and Laura Salisbury

2017 Asia-Pacific, $1000
Sponsored by Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance
“Credit, Labor, and Political Unrest: Evidence from 1930s China”
Fabio Braggion, Alberto Manconi, and Haikun Zhu

2017 North America, $1000
“Import Competition and Household Debt”
Jean-Noel Barrot, Erik Loualiche, Matthew Plosser, Julien Sauvagnat

2016 North America, $1000
“Leverage, Labor Market Size, and Employee Pay”
Timothy Dore and Rebecca Zarutskie

2015 North America, $1000
In honor of Jerome A. Chazen, sponsored by the Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School
“The Deposits Channel of Monetary Policy”
Itamar Drechsler, Alexi Savov, and Philipp Schnabl

2014 North America, $1000
“The Asset Redeployability Channel: How Uncertainty Affects Corporate Investment”
Hyunseob Kim and Howard Pan Kung

2013 North America, $1000
Sponsored by Harley Lippman
“Political Connections and Firm Value: Evidence from the Regression Discontinuity Design of Close Gubernatorial Elections”
Quoc-Anh Do, Yen-Teik Lee, and Bang Dang Nguyen