2019 Prize

The 2019¬†Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation¬†will be presented at the Jacobs Levy Center’s conference on September 27, 2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis. The winner will be announced in early 2019.

Awarded biennially, the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize recognizes one or more persons who have published peer-reviewed articles that demonstrate outstanding quantitative research that has contributed to a particular innovation in the practice of finance. The recipient(s) are chosen by a committee of academics and practitioners and receive an $80,000 cash award.

Past Recipients:

2019 Prize Selection Committee
  • Bruce Jacobs (Committee Chair)
    Principal and Co-Founder, Jacobs Levy Equity Management
  • Andrew Ang
    Head of Factor Investing Strategies, BlackRock
  • Elroy Dimson
    Professor of Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Richard Grinold
    Former Global Director of Research, Barclays Global Investors
  • David Hirshleifer
    Distinguished Professor, Paul Merage Chair in Business Growth, UCI Paul Merage School of Business
  • Chris Geczy (Ex-Officio)
    Adjunct Professor of Finance and Academic Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research, The Wharton School

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