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William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award

Announcing the Winners of the JFQA 2021 William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award

The William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research recognizes researchers who, through their articles published in the JFQA, have most contributed to our understanding of important areas of financial economics. Nominees for the Sharpe Award are chosen by a vote of JFQA readers and Associate Editors; the winners, who receive a $5,000 cash prize, are selected by the Managing Editors.

The winners of the Sharpe Award for JFQA papers published in 2021 are:

Josef Zechner, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Jaewon Choi, University of Illinois
Dirk Hackbarth, Boston University

For their article:

"Granularity of Corporate Debt"

June 2021, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1127-1162

Congratulations to Josef, Jaewon and Dirk for their accomplishments.