ESCP Business School offered a prize of €1,000 for the Best Paper and another one of €500 for the Best PhD Paper of the FEBS 2012 Conference.
The winners were announced during the FEBS 2012 Closing Ceremony.
The winners were:
Best FEBS 2012 Paper Prize - €1,000
First prize winner: Dilek Bulbul, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Hendrik Hakenes, University of Bonne, and Claudia Lambert, Goethe-University Frankfurt "Driving Forces Behind Risk Management in Banking"
Second prize winner: Dudley Gilder, Aston University, Mark B. Shackleton, Lancaster University, and Stephen J. Taylor, Lancaster University "Cojumps in Stock Prices: Empirical Evidence".
Third prize winner: Gordon Gemmill, Warwick Business School, and Yiran Yang, Deutsche Bank "Equity-Index Options and CDOs, before and after the Subprime Crisis".
Best FEBS 2012 PhD Paper Prize - €500
First prize winner: Haoyong Zhou, Copenhagen Business School "Are Family Firms Better Performers during the Financial Crisis?".
Second prize winner: Lara Cathcarta, Lina El-Jahel, and Ravel Jabbour, Imperial College London "The Impact of Regulatory Risk-Based Capital Requirements on Credit Crises".
Third prize winner: Anna Battauz, Stefano Gatti and Luca Viarengo, Bocconi University "Earnouts: the real value of disagreement in mergers and acquisitions".