The Brattle Group Prizes for best papers in Corporate Finance for 2016, judged to be exceptional by the associate editors of The Journal of Finance, were awarded at the 2017 American Finance Association’s (AFA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on January 6-8, 2017.

The prizes, handed out annually, are funded through a grant from The Brattle Group and awarded at the AFA’s annual meeting by a Brattle representative. The winners of the first prize receive $25,000 and distinguished papers each receive $10,000. All papers published in the prior year’s issues of The Journal of Finance are eligible for the prizes. The Brattle Group congratulates the winners for their achievement.

First Prize Paper: Johannes Stroebel

“Asymmetric Information about Collateral Values,” The Journal of Finance, June 2016.

Distinguished Paper: Jean-Noël Barrot

“Trade Credit and Industry Dynamics: Evidence from Trucking Firms,” The Journal of Finance, October 2016.

Distinguished Paper: Brendan Daley and Brett Green

“An Information-Based Theory of Time-Varying Liquidity,” The Journal of Finance, April 2016.

For a complete list of past winners, please visit The Journal of Finance Brattle Prize page.

For more information on the American Finance Association, please visit their website.