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2014 Working Paper Prizes

2 prizewinners shaking hands as they are presented with certificates

With the generous support of Aberdeen Standard Investments and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, the ECGI awards annual prizes for the best papers published in the ECGI Finance and Law Working Paper series.

Past sponsors include Allen & Overy (2008 -2018), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (2005-2008) and Egon Zehnder International (2005-2008).

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2014 took place on 28 and 29 April 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The event comprised of a dinner, AGM, Lecture and Prize-giving ceremony.


The €5,000 Standard Life Investments Finance Prize for the best paper in the Finance series was awarded to:

Rui Albuquerque, Boston University, Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, CEPR and ECGI, Art Durnev, University of Iowa and Yrjo Koskinen, Boston University and CEPR for their paper:

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 359/2013



The €5,000 The Allen & Overy Law Prize for the best paper in the Law series was awarded to:

Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School and ECGI, for her paper:

Towards a Legal Theory of Finance

ECGI Law Working Paper No. 196/2013

Cover page of Working paper

🏆 "Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence"

By Rui Albuquerque, Yrjo Koskinen and Chendi Zhang

🏆 "Towards a Legal Theory of Finance"

By Katharina Pistor

Working paper cover

Yrjö Koskinen

Professor of Finance
Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
Research Member

Katharina Pistor

Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law
Columbia Law School
Fellow, Research Member
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