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The third Yihong Xia Best Paper Award is Announced

The ceremony for the third Yihong Best Paper awards was handed out along with other best paper awards during the annual CICF conference in Da Lian on July 3, 2008. This year, we had the honor to have Prof. Michael Brennan to have announced and handed the awards. We should all thank Charles Cao, conference co-organizer, again for his continuing support of our efforts and CICF for its support for our award.

We selected the following two papers for our award in 2008:

1. "Attention and Trading," by Dr. Yu Yuan(University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., 2008; assistant professor, University of Minnesota); and

2. 我国上市公司退市制度实施效果的实证分析, 冯芸,刘艳琴,上海交通大学


Award Ceremony, Prof. Michael Brennan, Yu Yuang and Guiming Miao (from left to right), July 3, 2008
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Award Ceremony, Prof. Michael Brennan, Yu Yuang and Guiming Miao (from left to right), July 3, 2008
Award Ceremony, Prof. Michael Brennan, Yun Feng and Guiming Miao (from left to right), July 3, 2008
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Award Ceremony, Prof. Michael Brennan, Yun Feng and Guiming Miao (from left to right), July 3, 2008



The Qualfication for Yihong Xia Best Paper Award is Updated

The qualification for Yihong Xia Best Paper Award is updated. Please refer to the Award page for details.


The second Yihong Xia Best Paper Award is Announced

The ceremony for the second Yihong Best Paper awards was handed out along with other best paper awards during the annual CICF conference in Chengdu on July 10, 2007. We should all thank Charles Cao, conference co-organizer, for his continuing support of our efforts.

At suggested by Charles, we decided to select TWO papers for the award (each with a $1000 check from the Foundation), one from the pool of accepted papers written by authors from within China and the other from outside China. We selected two winning papers for the award:

1. "Herding, information aggregation and momentum effects," by Dr. Pengjie Gao (Northwestern Ph.D., 2007; assistant professor, Notre Dame); and

2. "The difference of portfolio allocation between state-owned banks and joint-equity banks in China," by Prof. Jia, Chunxin, of the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University


Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Pengjie Gao and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 10, 2007
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Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Pengjie Gao and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 10, 2007
Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Chunxin Jia and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 10, 2007
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Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Chunxin Jia and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 10, 2007



The first Yihong Xia Best Paper Award is Announced

The winner for the First Yihong Xia Best Paper award, presented at the 2006 China International Finance Conference in Xi'an, is Dr. Yang, Liu. The title of the paper is "The Real Determinants of Asset Sales."

Dr. Yang graduated from University of Maryland in 2006 with a Ph.D. in Finance, and joined the Anderson School of University of California, Los Angeles as an assistant professor of finance.

Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Liu Yang and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 18, 2006
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Award Ceremony, Guiming Miao, Liu Yang and Jun Qian (from left to right), July 18, 2006