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The Gavin C. Reid Prize for the Best Paper by a CBR Early Career Researcher (2019/20)

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The CBR is pleased to announce this prize in honour of Professor Gavin C. Reid, a longtime supporter and currently Senior Research Associate of the Centre.

The £400 cash prize, to be awarded annually, is open to early career research staff and research associates of the Centre for Business Research.

Which papers are eligible?

Eligible papers for this year's competition are those published during the year to 31 March 2020. For this purpose 'publication' means appearing as an article in a peer-reviewed journal (including online advance access publications), as a chapter in a book, on SSRN, or as a paper in the CBR working paper series.

Who is eligible?

Eligible applicants are early career researchers who are current research staff and research associates of the Centre for Business Research. For this purpose the category 'early career researchers' means those who are occupying a postdoctoral position (in the CBR or otherwise), and/or who are within seven years of completing their PhD, on 31 March 2020.

Conditions of entry

  • Papers must be on an aspect of research relevant to a current or completed CBR research project
  • Papers may be co-authored, in which case the applicant should indicate the nature and extent of their contribution to the paper
  • By entering the competition, entrants agree to abide by all conditions and procedures set out here.

Procedure

Entrants must have submitted their paper to CBR Administrator, Mrs Stephanie Saunders, s.saunders@cbr.cam.ac.uk by 17:00 on 22 May 2020.

Award Process

The CBR Executive Committee selects the best paper from those submitted.

Announcement of the award is made during Easter Term 2020.

The Executive Committee may decide that the prize should be shared between more than one paper.

If you have any queries, please contact the CBR administrator, as above.

The Gavin C. Reid Prize winners

Winner of the 2020 prize

The CBR is delighted to announce the award of the Gavin C. Reid Prize for the Best Paper by a CBR Early Career Researcher for 2020. The prize is awarded jointly to Marco Nerino for his paper ‘Do corporate governance ratings change investor expectations? Evidence from announcements from Institutional Investor Services’ Review of Finance vol. 24 pp. 891-928 (2020) (co-authored with Paul Guest), and Senhu Wang for his paper ‘A shorter working week for everyone?’ How much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being’ Social Science and Medicine vol. 241 (2019), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.06.006) (co-authored with Daiga Kamerāde, Brendan Burchell, Sarah Balderson and Adam Coutts).

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Winner of the 2019 prize

The CBR is delighted to announce the inaugural award of the Gavin C. Reid Prize for the Best Paper by a CBR Early Career Researcher. The prize for 2018-19 is awarded to Dr. Bernhard Reinsberg for his paper, 'The World System and the Hollowing Out of State Capacity: How Structural Adjustment Programs Affect Bureaucratic Quality in Developing Countries'.  The paper was published in the January 2019 issue of the American Journal of Sociology (volume 124 no. 4, pp. 1222-1257, https://doi.org/10.1086/701703) and also as CBR Working Paper No. 530 (https://www.cbr.cam.ac.uk/publications/working-papers/2018/).

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