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Faculty paper wins award

Two faculty papers earn Outstanding Research Awards at Eastern Finance Association conference

Jens Hilscher

May 3, 2012

Two papers written by Brandeis IBS faculty recently were selected out of 640 submissions to be given Outstanding Research Awards at a recent conference affiliated with the Eastern Finance Association. 

Jens Hilscher and Elif Sisli-Ciamarra earned an award for "Outstanding Paper in Corporate Finance" for their paper "Conflicts of interest on corporate boards: The effect of creditor-directors on acquisitions." 

Jens Hilscher and Alon Raviv earned an award for "Outstanding Paper in Financial Institutions" for their paper "Bank stability and market discipline: The effect of contingent capital on risk taking and default probability."