Winners of the JFQA William F. Sharpe Award

2012
Geert Bekaert, Columbia University
Robert J. Hodrick, Columbia University
Xiaoyan Zhang, Purdue University
“Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility”
December 2012, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 1155–1185

2011
Jie Cai, Drexel University
Ralph A. Walkling, Drexel University
“Shareholders’ Say on Pay: Does It Create Value?”
April 2011, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 299–339

2010
Malcolm Baker, Harvard University
Lubomir Litov, Washington University in St. Louis
Jessica A. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Wurgler, New York University
“Can Mutual Fund Managers Pick Stocks? Evidence from Their Trades Prior to Earnings Announcements”
October 2010, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 1111–1131

2009
Rongbing Huang, Kennesaw State University
Jay R. Ritter, University of Florida
“Testing Theories of Capital Structure and Estimating the Speed of Adjustment”
April 2009, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 237–271

2008
Jonathan M. Karpoff, University of Washington
D. Scott Lee, Texas A&M University
Gerald S. Martin, American University
“The Cost to Firms of Cooking the Books”
September 2008, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 581–612

2007
Francesca Carrieri, McGill University
Vihang Errunza, McGill University
Ked Hogan, Barclays Global Investors
“Characterizing World Market Integration through Time”
December 2007, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 915–940

2006
Hernan Ortiz-Molina, University of British Columbia
“Top Management Incentives and the Pricing of Corporate Public Debt”
June 2006, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 317–340

2005
Charu G. Raheja, Vanderbilt University
“Determinants of Board Size and Composition: A Theory of Corporate Boards”
June 2005, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 283–306

2004
Alan J. Ziobrowski, Georgia State University
Ping Cheng, Florida Atlantic University
James W. Boyd, Kent State University
Brigitte J. Ziobrowski, Augusta State University
“Abnormal Returns from the Common Stock Investments of the U.S. Senate”
December 2004, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 661–676

2003
Magnus Dahlquist, Stockholm Institute for Financial Research
Lee Pinkowitz, Georgetown University
René M. Stulz, Ohio State University
Rohan Williamson, Georgetown University
“Corporate Governance and the Home Bias”
March 2003, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 87–110

2002
Diane Del Guercio, University of Oregon
Paula A. Tkac, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
“The Determinants of the Flow of Funds of Managed Portfolios: Mutual Funds vs. Pension Funds”
December 2002, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 523–557

2001
Jonathan Clarke, Georgia Institute of Technology
Craig Dunbar, University of Western Ontario
Kathleen M. Kahle, University of Pittsburgh
"Long-Run Performance and Insider Trading in Completed and Canceled Seasoned Equity Offerings"
December 2001, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 415–430

2000
Stephen R. Foerster, University of Western Ontario
G. Andrew Karolyi, Ohio State University
"The Long-Run Performance of Global Equity Offerings"
December 2000, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 499–528
and
Hersh Shefrin, Santa Clara University
Meir Statman, Santa Clara University
"Behavioral Portfolio Theory"
June 2000, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 127–151

1999
Paula A. Tkac, University of Notre Dame
“A Trading Volume Benchmark: Theory and Evidence”
March 1999, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 89–114

Honorable mention for the Sharpe Award went to
Stephen A. Ross, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Adding Risks: Samuelson’s Fallacy of Large Numbers Revisited”
September 1999, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 323–339
and
William N. Goetzmann, Yale University
Philippe Jorion, University of California, Irvine
“Re-Emerging Markets”
March 1999, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 1–32

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