Best Paper Awards of 2020

Corporate Finance (sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services – WRDS)

“What if Dividends were Tax Exempt? Evidence from a Natural Experiment”

Dusan Isakov, University of Fribourg
Christophe Perignon, HEC Paris
Jean-Philippe Weisskopf, Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne​

Institutions and Markets (sponsored by Oklahoma State University)

“Observing Enforcement: Evidence from Banking”

Anya Kleymenova, University of Chicago
Rimmy  E. Tomy, University of Chicago​

Investments (sponsored by the American Association of Individual Investors – AAII)

“Intraday Arbitrage Between ETFs and Their Underlying Portfolios”

Travis Box, Clemson University
Ryan Davis, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rich Evans, University of Virginia
Andrew Lynch, University of Mississippi​

The Kuldeep Shastri Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper

“The Term Structure of Municipal Bond Yields, Local Economic Conditions, and Local Stock Returns”

Fotis Grigoris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill