Award Winners

ConferenceBest Paper Award AuthorsBest Paper Award TitleRunner-Up Best Paper Award AuthorsRunner-Up Best Paper Award Title
2015 - CopenhagenLori Verstegen Ryan & Ann K. BuchholtzA Foundation of Trust: Comparing Corporate Governance TheoriesNatasha Burns, Anna Kapalczynski, & John K. WaldDirector Compensation: An International Comparison
2016 - BostonRazvan Lungenau & Edward J. ZajacAmbidextrous board members and their outsized influence on firm strategy
2017 - RomeAleksandra Gregoric & Thomas PoulsenThe Power of Non-Controlling Stake: Below Parity Representation of Employees on Corporate BoardsMichael Carney, Saul Estrin, Zhixiang Liang, & Daniel ShapiroNational Institutional Systems, Foreign Ownership and Firm Performance: The Case of Understudied Countries
2018 - ShanghaiHan Jiang, Brian Connelly, Jun Xia, & Shuji BaoCooking the Books or Sleeping Around? Executive Social Capital in the Wake of a ScandalAjay Bhaskarabhatla & Rajani SinghBoard Interlocks with Shell Companies and Firm Value: Evidence from Director Disqualifications in India
2019 - ColchesterEduardo Schiehll, Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro, Henrique Castro Martins, & Paulo Rento Soares TerraWhen is Protection Over-Protection? Symmetric Versus Asymmetric Property RightsRuth Mateos de Cabo, Ricardo Gimeno, Pilar Grau, & Patricia GabaldónBeing a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond. The effects of gender quota vs. corporate governance codes.
2020 - Norfolk (Virtual)Michael Witt, Stav Fainshmidt, & Ruth AguileraOur Board, Our Rules: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance DevianceMatheus de Sena Dall'Agnol & Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de CastroCodes of Ethics Effectiveness: A Study of Legalistic versus Behavioral Codes
2021 - GroningenPaul Decaire & Denis SosyuraCEO Pet ProjectsMark Desjardine, Wei Shi, & Zhihui SunDifferent Shades: The Effects of Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Shareholder Activism on Competitive Actions
2022 - MiamiMario Daniele AmoreNeighborhood CEOsJonas Heese & Joseph PacelliDoes information technology reduce corporate misconduct?
2023 - MadridCharlotte Antoons, Eddy Cardinaels, & Liesbeth BruynseelsESG contracting and imitation behavior: Does the channel via which imitation arises matter?Justin Chircop, Monika Tarsalewska, & Agnieszka TrzeciakiewiczCEO Risk Taking Equity Incentives and Workplace Misconduct