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Centre for Risk Research

Best paper award at international conference

Published: 4 December 2013

Ming-Chien Sung and Johnnie Johnson received the best paper award ($1500) at the Second Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Decemeber 1-4, 2013.

Prof Sung (left) & Johnson (centre)

The paper presented a new perspective on the 'weekend effect' using evidence from horserace betting markets. The conference attracted attendees from Asia, Europe, Australasia and America. David McDonald from the CRR also presented a well-received paper, which presented a generalised criterion for investors' optimal allocation of wealth among risky assets.

Dr David McDonald

More details about the conference can be found at: http://www.gamblingstudies.org

Professor Sung receives the award
The APCGCG awards ceremony
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