UChicago Booth School of Business professor of finance Ralph Koijen is the eighth person to win the Fischer Black Prize, an award recognizing scholar under 40 for original research relevant to the practice of finance. He is the fourth UChicago scholar to receive the prize.
The Fischer Black Prize is awarded once every two years at the annual meeting of the American Finance Association and honors Fischer Black, a former MIT and Booth School of Business professor and Goldman Sachs partner.
Koijen’s research focuses on insurance markets, asset pricing, and macroeconomics. He is a co-editor of The Review of Financial Studies, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a national fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.