2015 BlackRock Applied Research Award

Finance PhD Student, Andrew Wu, wins the 2015 BlackRock Applied Research Award

Andrew Wu, who is on the job market this year, won the 2015 BlackRock Applied Research Awardand will receive $25,000.

Students on the job market from top universities were nominated for the award. Finalists presented their papers at the final event in New York . At the event, the jury decided to give the award to Andrew for his job-market paper “Shock Spillover and Financial Response in Supply Chain Networks: Evidence from Firm-Level Data”.

You can see the formal announcement of this award and the results on BlackRock’s website here:https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/newsroom/press-releases/article/corporate-one/press-releases/blackrock-applied-research-award-winner_US.

You can see more information about Andrew’s work here:https://fnce.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/1661/.

Congratulations, Andrew!!