There are two prizes awarded for papers published in Review of Finance: the Spängler IQAM Prize and the Pagano and Zechner Prize. The winning papers are chosen by the Associate Editors and the Editors of the journal.
- The Spängler IQAM Prize is awarded to the best paper published in the Review of Finance within the past year.
- The Pagano and Zechner Prize is awarded to the best non-investments paper published in the Review of Finance within the past year.
The Distinguished Referee Awards are given to outstanding referees for their service over the past year, voted by the Editors of the journal.
- Christopher S. Jones and Lukasz Pomorski for Investing in Disappearing Anomalies
- Luigi Guiso and Eliana Viviano for How Much Can Financial Literacy Help?
- Azi Ben-Rephael, Jacob Oded and Avi Wohl for Do Firms Buy Their Stock at Bargain Prices? Evidence from Actual Stock Repurchase Disclosures
- Jeffrey A. Busse, Amit Goyal, and Sunil Wahal for Investing in a Global World
- Augustin Landier, Julien Sauvagnat, David Sraer, and David Thesmar for Bottom-Up Corporate Governance
- First Prize to Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz, and Robert E. Verrecchia for Information Asymmetry, Information Precision, and the Cost of Capital
- Second Prize to Huafeng (JASON) Chen, Marcin Kacperczyk, and Hernán Ortiz-Molina Do Nonfinancial Stakeholders Affect the Pricing of Risky Debt? Evidence from Unionized Workers
- First Prize to Robert Novy-Marx for Operating Leverage
- Second Prize to Alex Edmans and Qi Liu for Inside Debt
- Second Prize to H. Henry Cao, Bing Han, David Hirshleifer and Harold H. Zhang for Fear of the Unknown: Familiarity and Economic Decisions
- David Yermack for Corporate Governance and Blockchains. A short summary on the Managing Editor’s blog is here.
- Alexander Popov and Neeltje Van Horen for Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending during the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis
- Markus K. Brunnermeier and Martin Oehmke for Predatory Short Selling
- Peter Bossaerts, Cary Frydman, and John Ledyard for The Speed of Information Revelation and Eventual Price Quality in Markets with Insiders: Comparing Two Theories
- Laurent Bach Are Small Businesses Worthy of Financial Aid? Evidence from a French Targeted Credit Program
- Taylor Begley, Jonathan B. Cohn, and Cary Frydman