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Onassis Prizes 2018 in Finance; in International Trade; in Shipping
Established in 2007, following the announcement by the then Lord Mayor, Alderman Sir John Stuttard, the Onassis Prizes are the result of strong cooperation between City, University of London, its Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, the Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, and the City of London. The Prizes of $200,000 each (shared in cases of two recipients) are awarded triennially to the most internationally distinguished academics - who are not Nobel Laureates - for their lifetime academic contribution in each of the areas of Finance; International Trade; Shipping.
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The Panel of Judges met at Cass Business School, London on 22nd June 2017 and selected the Prize recipients. The Lord Mayor of the City of London will announce the recipients at the Mansion House on Monday 20th April 2018 while the award ceremony will take place at the Guildhall, London on Monday 24th September 2018.
To assist the Panel of Judges in selecting this year’s recipients, an extensive number of the most senior Professors of Finance, International Trade and Shipping from universities in the USA, UK, Europe and the Far East were consulted.
The Panel of Judges:
Chair: Mr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou,President, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation;
Professor George Constantinides, Leo Melamed Professor of Finance, University of Chicago;
Professor Costas Th. Grammenos, LRF Professor in Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London;
Professor Elhanan Helpman, Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade, Harvard University;
Professor Robert Merton, (1997 Nobel Laureate), School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Professor Myron Scholes (1997 Nobel Laureate), Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business;
Professor Eddy Van de Voorde, Professor of Port and Maritime Economics, University of Antwerp.
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6.00pm - 7.30pmFriday 20th April 2018