Call for Papers – 10th SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Research Prize
Crypto assets and decentralized finance – what way forward? What implications for traditional finance? How to regulate and supervise?
Extended Deadline for Submissions: 30 November 2022To send your application click APPLY
Motivation and content of submissions
This call for papers invites original research – theoretical or empirical, academic or policy-oriented – relating to the topic “Crypto assets and decentralized finance – what way forward? What implications for traditional finance? How to regulate and supervise?”.
Examples for research themes are the following:
- Market evolution and structure
- Market participation: investors and intermediaries
- Price formation and volatility in crypto assets, market functioning
- Financial stability, regulation and supervision
- Crypto assets, DeFi and their wider implications
Formal Requirements and Procedure for Submissions
The SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Research Prize is open to authors and co-authors who are citizens or residents/students in the EEA, Switzerland, and other countries in which UniCredit is present (in addition to EEA countries, the latter also include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Serbia) and born after 30 September 1982. Prizes of EUR 2,500 gross will be awarded to up to two outstanding papers on topics related to the call for papers. The winning authors agree to present their papers at a SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Conference to be held in Milano (or in a webinar/e-conference) in 1H 2023. Winning authors agree to provide a non-technical 2–5-page policy-oriented summary of their research findings for publication as a SUERF Policy Brief.
Applications should be submitted in English through the online submission form on the UniCredit Foundation website at https://www.unicreditgroup.eu/it/unicreditfoundation.html in PDF format by 31 October 2022. Applications should be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae including the candidate’s/candidates’ date of birth and a copy of current identity documents that confirm the author’s/authors’ date(s) of birth and eligibility. The prize is open to papers that have been finalised within the last 12 months prior to the deadline for submissions. Full terms and conditions of entry can be downloaded from the SUERF and UniCredit Foundation websites.
Call for Papers (pdf)