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Robert Cole Robert Cole
Professor Emeritus Robert E. Cole is the recipient of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Grant Medal for a "lifetime commitment to rigorous research" on the management of quality. Cole is the first social scientist to ever win the Grant Medal, which in the past has been presented to those with backgrounds in engineering or statistics.
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Martin Lettau Martin Lettau
Finance Professor Martin Lettau has received the 2013 AQR Insight Award for his research about how an extension of the widely taught capital asset pricing model can explain returns of equity, commodity, sovereign bonds, and currencies and offer a unified risk view of these investments.
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Dana Carney Dana Carney
Assistant Professors Dana Carney and Adair Morse were awarded Schwabacher Fellowships by the Haas Executive Committee. The fellowship is the highest honor that Haas bestows upon assistant professors. (2013)
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Adair Morse Adair Morse
Adair Morse, an assistant professor in the Haas Finance Group, is the recipient of the Journal of Finance’s Brattle Prize. (2013)
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Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) Best Paper Award

Assistant Professors Dana Carney and Adair Morse were awarded Schwabacher Fellowships by the Haas Executive Committee. The fellowship is the highest honor that Haas bestows upon assistant professors. (2013)
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Kellie McElhaney Kellie McElhaney
In recognition of her achievements in corporate social responsibility, Kellie McElhaney—the John C. Whitehead Fellow in Corporate Responsibility and the Center for Responsible Business faculty director—was presented with the Founder and Visionary Award by Dean Rich Lyons at CRB’s 10th anniversary celebration on March 20, 2013. (2013)
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Paul Gertler Paul Gertler
Professor Paul Gertler, who has spent the past 16 years studying how financial incentives can improve health care, was recognized March 7, 2013 by the Mexican National Institutes of Health for his contributions in Mexico and around the world. Gertler received the Juan Jose Bobadilla Medal for Global Health at the 15th International Congress of Research in Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Gertler was the first economist to win the annual award, which is typically given to medical professionals or epidemiologists. (2013)
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David Teece David Teece
Professor David Teece, the Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business and faculty director of the Institute for Business Innovation, received the Royal Honour of Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. (2013)
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Teece also has been named to the “A-List of Management Academics 2011,” an honorary group of 30 accomplished and distinguished U.S. business professors. (2012)
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Ulrike Malmendier Ulrike Malmendier
Professor Ulrike Malmendier has been awarded the 2013 Fischer Black Prize from the American Finance Association, which honors the top finance scholar under the age of 40 years old. (2013)
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Nicolae Gârleanu Nicolae Gârleanu
Associate Professor Nicolae Gârleanu, the Paul H. Stephens Chair in Applied Investment Analysis, is the winner of the Smith Breeden Prize from the Journal of Finance. (2013)
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Gârleanu is also the 2012 recipient of the Review for Financial Studies’ prestigious Barclays Global Investors Michael Brennan award for his paper, “Margin-Based Asset Pricing and Deviations from the Law of One Price,” co-authored by Lasse Pederson, NYU’s Stern School of Business. The paper found that assets with virtually identical cash flows, such as corporate bonds insured with default swaps (CDS) and Treasury bonds, offered different returns during the financial crisis because lower margin assets present lower risk and require a lower capital contribution from investors.


David Vogel David Vogel
Professor David Vogel received the Academy of Management Organization and the Natural Environment Division Book Award for his book The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States. (2012)
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Vogel is also the recipient of the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award for his seminal work in the field of corporate social responsibility. (2010)
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Richard Sloan & Patricia Dechow Patricia Dechow and Richard Sloan
Accounting Professors Patricia Dechow and Richard Sloan received the inaugural Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award. (2010)
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Hayne Leland Hayne Leland
Haas Professor Emeritus Hayne Leland was honored with a $100K financial economics prize. (2008)
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Barry Staw Barry Staw
Professor Barry Staw received the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management for his contribution to the field of organizational behavior. Watch his acceptance speech, "Organizational research as an eccentric activity: Some reflections on the past, present, and future of OB", delivered at the 2008 award ceremony in Anaheim. (2008)
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