The Scientific Committee has just concluded the selection process.
We overall received 96 papers and in light of the uniformly very high quality of the best ten papers of this contest, the Commission has unanimously decided to expand the set of this year's prizes from FIVE to TEN.
Accordingly, the 10 winners are (in alphabetical order):
- Eduard Boehm - Intermediation, Choice Frictions, and Selection: Evidence from the Chilean Pension Market
- Arnoud Dyevre - Public R&D and Productivity Growth
- Lukas Freund - Superstar Teams: The Micro Origins and Macro Implications of Coworker Complementarities
- Guangbin Hong - Two-Sided Sorting of Workers and Firms: Implications for Spatial Inequality and Welfare
- Vatsal Khandelwal - Silent Networks: The Role of Inaccurate Beliefs in Reducing Useful Social Interactions
- Lukas Mann - Spatial Sorting and the Rise of Geographic Inequality
- Hugo Reichardt - Scale-Biased Technical Change and Inequality
- Taisiya Sikorskaya - Institutional Investors, Securities Lending, and Short-Selling Constraints
- Jinglun Yao - Knowledge is (Market) Power
- Chuan Yu - The Welfare Effects of Sponsored Product Advertising
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