Advancing excellence among rising scholars
This annual award recognises a single PhD student who demonstrates intellectual rigour, academic excellence and innovation.
Should the applicant pool be exceptionally strong, an additional prize may be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel.
Eligibility: London Business School PhD students in their fourth, fifth or sixth year of study with research interests in the field of asset management, broadly defined.
Judging panel: AQR Asset Management Institute Academic Directors
Award: The top PhD student(s) receives a prize of £10,000.
Winner − Ramona Dagostino (Finance)
Winner − Elena Gerko (Economics)
Winner − Anton Lines (Finance)
Finalist − Jean-Marie Meier (Finance)
Winner – Ryan Lewis (Finance)