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 Co-Editors of the journal.
- First Prize to Luigi Guiso and Eliana Viviano for How Much Can Financial Literacy Help?
- First Prize to Azi Ben-Rephael, Jacob Oded and Avi Wohl for Do Firms Buy Their Stock at Bargain Prices? Evidence from Actual Stock Repurchase Disclosures
- First Prize to Jeffrey A. Busse, Amit Goyal, and Sunil Wahal for Investing in a Global World
- First Prize to 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
- First Prize to Alexander Popov and Neeltje Van Horen for Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending during the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis
- First Prize to Markus K. Brunnermeier and Martin Oehmke for Predatory Short Selling
- First Prize to Peter Bossaerts, Cary Frydman, and John Ledyard for The Speed of Information Revelation and Eventual Price Quality in Markets with Insiders: Comparing Two Theories
- First Prize to Laurent Bach Are Small Businesses Worthy of Financial Aid? Evidence from a French Targeted Credit Program