Winners of Sirca research prize at the 24th Australasian Banking & Finance Conference

Sirca has been a long term supporter of the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, organised by the Institute of Global Finance and School of Banking & Finance at the Australian School of Business at UNSW. For many years we have sponsored the Sirca research prize which recognises the best paper to have made use of Sirca data.

We have two sets of winners for the 2011 prize:

Serkan Honeine and Peter L. Swan, “What are the Determinants of Board Performance: Skin in the Game, Composition, Diversity Size?” (see


Chris Single and Russell Poskitt, “Why is US dollar bond funding for international banks more expensive?” (see

Congratulations to the winners and many thanks to the 26 other contenders.