SIRCA Philip Brown Prize for 2014 Winners

SIRCA wishes to congratulate Andrew Ainsworth (University of Sydney) and Adrian D. Lee (University of Technology, Sydney) on their paper titled “Waiting costs and limit order book liquidity: Evidence from the ex-dividend deadline in Australia”. This paper was published in the Journal of Financial Markets (Sept. 2014) and the winner of the Philip Brown Prize (2014) as the Best Published Paper using SIRCA data in an A* journal in the previous calendar year.

This prize recognises the significant contribution Philip Brown made in the establishment of SIRCA and the work he did in developing databases used for finance and accounting research. SIRCA were honoured for Philip Brown to personally award the 2014 Prize to Andrew Ainsworth at the AFAANZ conference in Hobart, Tasmania.

SIRCA at AFAANZ 2015: 5-7 July, Hobart, Tasmania

SIRCA are pleased to support the AFAANZ 2015 conference this year with our exhibitor participation, a SIRCA Best Paper Award, and through the AFAANZ/SIRCA Research Grants. If you are in Hobart for this conference, come and see the SIRCA representatives in the exhibitor area to share with us your research outcomes using the SIRCA platform and our unique data offerings. We will be thrilled to learn of your successes.

Please note that the announcement of the winners of the Philip Brown Prize for Best Published Paper in an A* journal from 2014 will take place at the AFAANZ Plenary Session on Tuesday 7 July at 10.30am .