AQR Top Finance Graduate Award 2020

Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC) and the Department of Finance are proud to announce the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at CBS 2020, which will take place on September 21, 2020 (this year online)

Mandag, 21 september, 2020 - 08:30 to 17:00

It is the eight time that Copenhagen Business School hosts the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at CBS, and six winners have just been announced for this year’s event.

On September 21, 2020, you will have the unique opportunity to see the world’s most promising finance PhD graduates in 2020. Six PhD graduates have been selected to win the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at CBS among all graduates around the world this year. Copenhagen Business School is proud to host this event full of exciting research seminars (this year online).

The 2020 winners

Samuel Antill, PhD from Stanford Graduate School of Business
Nuno Clara, PhD from London Business School
Christopher Clayton, PhD from Harvard University
Rebecca De Simone, PhD from Columbia Business School
Huan Tang, PhD from HEC Paris
Quentin Vandeweyer, PhD from Sciences Po Paris/ECB

The six winners will present their research online and you can find their exciting research topics on the conference website here AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at CBS 2020.
The winners will receive a cash prize of a total of 10.000 USD sponsored by AQR .

Sign up
To attend the event, we invite you to sign up (free of charge) at You need to be signed up to receive the link to attend the online event.
Deadline for registration is September 17, 2020 at noon.

Award selection committee
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Ralph Koijen, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Toby Moskowitz, Yale University, School of Management
Anna Pavlova, London Business School
Lasse H. Pedersen, (Chair), Copenhagen Business School
Michael R. Roberts, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
David S. Scharfstein, Harvard Business School
Annette Vissing-Jørgensen, University of California, Berkeley

Find more information about the event here:

Sidst opdateret: Center for Financial Frictions // 11/07/2023