Frequently Asked Questions
We hope the FAQ below answers any questions you may have regarding the IRRC Institute Research Award. After reviewing this FAQ, if you have additional questions, please contact Jon Lukomnik, Executive Director of the IRRC Institute and award coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Please do not contact judges regarding award.
- Who is eligible to apply? Academics and practitioners in the U.S. and abroad are eligible to submit papers by 11:59 PM Friday, November 30, 2012. Papers can be an original work created specifically for the IRRC Research Award, or relevant unpublished papers, or papers that have been published after January 1, 2012.
- How do I apply? Academics and practitioners in the U.S. and abroad are eligible to complete the online form and submit papers by 11:59 PM ET Friday, November 30, 2012. Papers should be submitted using the posted guidelines.
- What is the application deadline? Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:59 PM ET.
- Will I receive confirmation that the application was received? Yes. You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of the application form and paper.
- Can I mail or fax in an application? No. Please submit applications online only.
- Who are the judges? The IRRC Institute has assembled an esteemed panel of judges with broad and deep finance, investment, and economics experience representing practitioners and academics. We invite you to review the judges' biographies.
- Can I contact the judges? To respect the time of our judges, please do not contact judges regarding award. If you have any questions not answered by this website, please contact Jon Lukomnik, Executive Director of the IRRC Institute and award coordinator, at email@example.com
- How will judges review the papers? Once submitted, judges will utilize the following criteria to review and assess each paper:
- Innovation. Does the paper add to the collective knowledge base, either through increased empirical research and/or through innovative theoretical construct?
- Relevance. Does the paper have relevance to the objective of the award?
- Clarity. Are the ideas in the paper clearly expressed?