The paper “International Currencies and Capital Allocation” by Maggiori, Neiman, and Schreger, wins the 2018 AQR prize.
“The AQR Insight Award recognizes and rewards exceptional academic working papers that offer original, intelligent approaches to practical issues in the investment world.[…] The AQR Insight Award counts many esteemed academics among its recipients. The award was founded in 2012 and in that time, 28 of the 35 finalist papers (through 2018) have gone on to be published in the leading academic journals”.
The award includes a 100 thousand dollar cash prize to be shared among up to three papers selected as winners.