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Winners of the Best Student Paper Award


Cambridge Finance is proud to announce that the winner of the Best student Paper Award for 2015-2016 is:

Simon Lloyd (Faculty of Economics)

Estimating Nominal Interest Rate Expectations: Overnight Indexed Swaps and the Term Structure

Jonathan Smith (Faculty of Economics)

Received Honourable Mention

for his paper


The Leverage Ratio, Risk-Taking and Bank Stability


Scott Lang (Department of Law)

Received Honourable Mention

for his paper


A Critical Analysis of Whether the Zone Tax Offset contravenes the Australian Constitutional Prohibition on Taxes that Discriminate between States or Parts of States


Anil Ari, Faculty of Economics, Sovereign Risk and Bank Risk-Taking


Jeroen Dalderop, Faculty of Economics, Nonparametric State-Price Density using High-Frequency Data

Previous winners of the award:


D. B. R. Derrett, Diffusion-generated Jump Processes:A Framework for Efficient Pricing with Jumps and Stochastic Volatility


Nicky Ferguson (co-authored with P. Raghavendra Rau), Understanding Equity Co-movement: An Information Based Approach

Edmond Smith Received Honourable Mention for his paper, Crowdfunding an Early Modern Start-up: Mapping Investment in the East India Company


The Merton Problem with a Drawdown Constraint on Consumption


Gabor Pinter (joint paper with Peter N. Gal) - Capital in the Business Cycle: Renting versus Ownership

2010-2011 (awarded to 2 papers):

Henri Buchsteiner, Cambridge Judge Business School & Kiril Zavadov, Department of Land Economy - 'Bubbles & Crises in Open Economies'

Ezequiel Antar, Statistical Laboratory - 'Mutually beneficial contingent claims in incomplete markets'


Sergejs Saksonovs, Faculty of Economics - Explaining external asset allocation: a multi-country model with preference heterogeneity


Dapeng Gu, Faculty of Economics - External imbalances and sustainability


The deadline for submission of papers is 31st May each year.

The winner is announced at the Cambridge Finance student lunch in June.

View full details of the entry criteria here.

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