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FIR Doctoral Student Emre Kuvvet Receives Outstanding Paper Award

For release:  November 29, 2010

Emre KuvvetEmre Kuvvet, a doctoral student in the department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate is received the best paper award in the International Finance category at the 2010 Southern Finance Association meeting for his work “The Impact of Corruption and Government Involvement on Liquidity, Execution Risk, and Foreign Equity Investments” supervised by Professor P.K. Jain. The award represents a major national recognition. His accomplishment was recognized at the SFA annual meeting dinner in Asheville, North Carolina in November 2010. He received a plaque and $1,000 cash award. The award was sponsored by the Southern Finance Association which also publishes the Journal of Financial Research. More than 315 finance academics submitted papers. Among those, only 207 papers were accepted for conference presentation from which the best papers were selected for the six main areas in finance. 

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