The first edition of this award aimed at rewarding papers on the most relevant topics for financial centers such as sustainable finance or digital transformation.
A separate “social media prize” based on the preferences of WAIFC’s social media audience was also awarded.
After the deliberation of the jury, the winners were:
- 1st Tristan Caballero-Montes, Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi), Université de Mons, Brussels, Belgium: Integrating Market Conditions into Regulatory Decisions on Microfinance Interest Rates: Does Competition Matter?
- 2nd Harshini Moonisamy-Ellapah, Open University of Mauritius, Réduit, Moka, Mauritius: Market Reaction to the Release of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) News and Sustainability Reports in Mauritius
- 2nd Paul Momtaz, TUM School of Management, Technische Universität München Munich, Germany: Financing Sustainable Entrepreneurship: ESG Measurement, Valuation, and Performance in Token Offerings
- 3rd Victor Saint-Jean, Sciences Po, Paris, France: Exit or Voice? Divestment, Activism, and Corporate Social Responsibility
The “social media prize” was awarded to Harshini Moonisamy-Ellapah.
We congratulate the winners whose work is of high quality and useful for economic development.
Stay tuned for the WAIFC Young Academic Award 2023. We will circulate the call-for-paper in February next year.
Source / Photo: World Alliance of International Financial Centers