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Session Overview
KS.GA: Keynote Speech - Prize Ceremony - EFA General Assembly
Friday, 23/Aug/2019:
15:30 - 17:10

Location: Hovione Atrium

Keynote Address by Professor Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)

EFA Paper Prizes, Review of Finance Prizes and the EFA Doctoral Tutorial Prizes

Session Abstract

Keynote Address

Professor Andrei Shleifer will be the Keynote Speaker at the EFA 46th Annual Meeting in Carcavelos (Lisbon). A Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Andrei Shleifer holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. from MIT. Before coming to Harvard in 1991, he has taught at Princeton and the Chicago Business School. Shleifer has worked in the areas of comparative corporate governance, law and finance, behavioral finance, as well as institutional economics. He has published seven books, including The Grabbing Hand (with Robert Vishny), Inefficient Markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance, and A Crisis of Beliefs: Investor Psychology and Financial Fragility (with N. Gennaioli), as well as over a hundred articles. Shleifer is an Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and a fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Finance Association. In 1999, Shleifer won the John Bates Clark medal of the American Economic Association. According to RePEc, Shleifer is the most cited economist in the world.


Paper Prizes Ceremony

Annual Meeting Prizes

  • EFA 2019 Best Conference Paper Prize (EUR 3,000)
  • EFA 2019 Best Doctoral Student Conference Paper Prize (EUR 3,000)

Review of Finance Prizes

  • 2019 Spängler IQAM Best Paper in Investments Prize (EUR 5,000)
  • 2019 Pagano and Zechner Prize (EUR 5,000)
  • 2019 Review of Finance Distinguished Referee Awards

Doctoral Tutorial Prizes

  • Nasdaq Educational Foundation & CQA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prizes (EUR 1,500)


EFA General Assembly

The General Assembly (GA) is held to officially communicate and ratify the previous year's financial accounts and any new isssues / decisions brought forward by the EFA Executive Committee. All current EFA members and conference delegates are invited to attend the EFA General Assembly

No contributions were assigned to this session.

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