The 2016 award winners are
Jaime Casassus, Pontifica U. Catolica de Chile, for his paper titled The Economic Impact of Oil on Industry Portfolios
Florentina Paraschiv, U. of St. Gallen, for her paper titled Stuctural Model for Electricity Forward Prices
The 2016 best paper award has a cash prize of 1,500 € (funded by the ECOMFIN Research Center) and is awarded to a student whose paper was accepted and presented at the annual meeting. This year, the awards are dedicated to Professor Carl Chiarella (1944-2016) in memory of his outstanding contributions in the field of quantitative finance, financial economics, and macroeconomic dynamics.