2015 Best Paper Award Winners

Best Paper in Financial Planning – Sponsored by CFP Board of StandardsCFPBoard
Overconfidence, Optimism, and Risk Management
Vickie Bajtelsmit, Colorado State University
Jennifer Coats, Colorado State University


Best Paper in Retirement Income Planning – Sponsored by The American College     
theamericancollege An Exact, Optimal Strategy for Traditional vs. Roth IRA/401(k) Consumption During Retirement
James DiLellio, Pepperdine University
Dan Ostrov, Santa Clara University


Best Paper in Behavioral Finance – Sponsored by FinaMetrica 
Do Ants Turn Into Grasshoppers? The Habit of Thrift and Retirement Spending
Tao Guo, Texas Tech University
Michael Finke, Texas Tech University


Best Paper in Analytical Excellence – Sponsored by PlanPlus Inc.
logo Playing Favorites: Conflicts of Interest in Mutual Fund Management
Diane Del Guercio, University of Oregon
Egemen Genc, Erasmus University
Hai Tran, Loyola Marymount University