Shuo Xia

PhD student Shuo Xia’s job market paper “Selection versus Incentives in Incentive Pay: Evidence from a Matching Model” has been awarded the Bureau Van Dijk Prize for one of the two best paper in Corporate Finance/ Corporate Governance/Institutional Block Holders at the 30th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference, Sydney, 2017​​. The prize is shared with a PhD candidate from the Wharton School of Pennsylvania.

Shuo Xia is an alumnus of the TI MPhil program (2014) and currently a PhD candidate at Erasmus School of Economics, under the supervision of fellows Ingolf Dittmann and Sebastian Gryglewicz. Shuo is one of our job market candidates.

About the prize

The Bureau van Dijk Prizes consists of two prizes, one for the best paper in Banking and one the best paper in Corporate Finance / Corporate Governance / Institutional Block Holders.  This year two papers were awarded as best papers in the category Corporate Finance / Corporate Governance / Institutional Block Holders The prizes are awarded during the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC), the conference selected doctorate students had the opportunity to present their research and have their work discussed by distinguished academics from top business schools in a one-day PhD Forum. Bureau van Dijk prize will each receive AU$250.

AFBC is the most significant and prestigious finance conference in the Asia-Pacific region. The conference brings together the world’s foremost leaders of thought from the financial community, providing international academics and industry professionals with the opportunity to meet and share their research and interest in finance-related fields.

Read more about the AFBC and the Bureau van Dijk prizes.