Christopher A. Parsons: Winner of the 2012 Michael Brennan Award for the Best Financial Research Paper Published in the Review of Financial Studies for the paper with C. Dougal, J. Engelberg, and D. Garcia, "Journalists and the Stock Market" (2012).
Christopher A. Parsons: Second Place Winner of the 2012 Eugene Fama-Dimensional Fund Advisors (Fama-DFA) Prize for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Capital Markets and Asset Pricing for the paper with J. Engelberg, and P. Gao, “Friends with Money” (2012).
Adi Sunderam: Won the 2012 Young Researcher Prize from The Review of Financial Studies for his paper with Sergey Chernenko, "The Real Consequences of Market Segmentation."
Lauren H. Cohen: Winner of a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for 2009-2014.
Malcolm P. Baker: Received a 2011 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award from the Financial Analysts Journal with Brendan Bradley and Jeffrey Wurgler for "Benchmarks as Limits to Arbitrage: Understanding the Low-Volatility Anomaly" (January–February 2011).
Malcolm P. Baker: Received a 2011 Emerald Management Review Citation of Excellence Award for his paper with Jeffrey Wurgler, “Investor Sentiment in the Stock Market” (The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2007).
Malcolm P. Baker: Won the William F. Sharpe Award for Best Paper in 2011 for his paper with Lubomir Litov, Jessica A. Wachter, and Jeffrey Wurgler, “Can Mutual Fund Managers Pick Stocks? Evidence from Their Trades Prior to Earnings Announcements” (Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, October 2010).
Lauren H. Cohen: Won the 2011 Richard A. Crowell Memorial Award, First Prize, from PanAgora Asset Management’s Quantitative Research Institute for the best paper in the field of quantitative investment for his paper with Dong Lou, “Complicated Firms” (Journal of Financial Economics, May 2012).
Victoria Ivashina: Won the 2011 Nordea Prize from the European Finance Association for the Best Paper on Corporate Finance for her paper with Bo Becker, “Cyclicality of Credit Supply: Firm Level Evidence” (Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 10–107, June 2010. (Revised August 2011.)
Yuhai Xuan: First Place Winner of the 2011 Jensen Prize for the best corporate finance paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics for “Ownership Structure and the Cost of Corporate Borrowing” (with Chen Lin, Yue Ma, and Paul Malatesta, April 2011).