Vernon L. Smith Young Talent Award in Experimental Finance 2021

The best paper of a junior researcher presented at the SEF conference 2021 will receive the Vernon L. Smith Young Talent Award in Experimental Finance, offered by the Society for Experimental Finance and Chapman University. Only completed papers (extended abstract is not sufficient) accepted to the SEF conference are eligible. Papers with full professors as main/first authors or as the majority of authors are not eligible.


The winning junior author(s), will receive a prize of US$8000 for future research in Experimental Finance. If there are several co-authors, the amount is split equally among all junior authors. The panel members reserve the right to split the prize between two winning papers.


The winning paper will be announced at the conference. The panel members are:

  • Elena Asparouhova (University of Utah)

  • Michael Kirchler (University of Innsbruck)

  • Dave Porter (Chapman University)

  • Utz Weitzel (VU Amsterdam and Radboud University).


When submitting your paper for presentation at 'Experimental Finance 2021' please make sure to indicate whether you want your submission to be considered for the award.