First awarded in 2014, the Best Student Paper is an award given to an outstanding student paper that is not related to a dissertation.
2018 Best Student Paper
Cultural Transmission and Variation in Organizational Populations: A Formal Model
Anjali Bhatt (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
2017 Jian Bai Li (N. U. Singapore). "The Dark Side of Embeddedness: When Family Relationships Give Rise to Malfeasance"
2016 Daniel DellaPosta (Cornell University) and Minjae Kim (MIT). "The Fickle Crowd: Selective Differentiation in Cultural Markets"
2015 Tristan L. Botelho (MIT Sloan). “Here’s an Idea: Knowledge Sharing among Competitors to Build a Critical Mass”
2014 Curtis Kwinyen Chan (Harvard University). “Task Segregation: A Mechanism for Work Inequality”