Call for Papers
AQR Capital Management Insight Award

AQR Capital Management Invites Submissions for $100,000 AQR Insight Award. Prizes for unpublished finance papers that offer the most significant practical insights about markets and investment performance.

DESCRIPTION: The AQR Insight Award, sponsored by the global investment-management firm AQR Capital Management, recognizes unpublished finance papers that provide the most significant and novel practical solutions for institutional investors and financial advisors. Up to three papers will share $100,000 in prize money.

The AQR Insight Award seeks to acknowledge practical finance papers that best address the real-world challenges that institutional investors and financial advisors face in asset allocation, security valuation, portfolio implementation and risk management.

PAPER DETAILS: Submissions may address any investment-related topic with clear and significant implications for the practice of asset management. Papers cannot be published before being submitted to the AQR Insight Award, though they may be scheduled for publication. Authors will be asked to submit a brief additional note (no more than 250 words) summarizing the practical implications of their work.

As many as 5 finalists will be invited to present their research to AQR's investment teams in Greenwich, CT, with all expenses paid.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Deadline for paper submissions is January 15, 2013. Information and instructions are available at: Contact AQR at:

AQR INSIGHT AWARD COMMITTEE: Papers will be judged by the AQR Insight Award committee: Gregor M. Andrade, Ph.D., Clifford S. Asness, Ph.D., Andrea Frazzini, Ph.D., Jacques A. Friedman, Marco Hanig, Ph.D., Brian Hurst, Antti Ilmanen, Ph.D., Ronen Israel, David G. Kabiller, CFA, Michael Katz, Ph.D., John M. Liew, Ph.D., Michael A. Mendelson, Mark L. Mitchell, Ph.D., Tobias J. Moskowitz, Ph.D., Lars N. Nielsen, Yao Hua Ooi, Lasse H. Pedersen, Ph.D., Todd C. Pulvino, Ph.D., and Andrew J. Sterge, Ph.D.

Posted 11/12/12