Special Conference Rio Best Presentation Prize

The Strategic Management Society was pleased to present one outstanding proposal/presentation with the Special Conference Rio Best Presentation Prize. Seven finalist proposals were selected based on reviewer scores and comments from the formal conference review process. We would like to thank the committee members, Paulo Prochno (University of Maryland), Ravi Ramamurti (Northeastern University), Erica Salvaj (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Andreas Schotter (Thunderbird School of Management) for volunteering their time with this award. This committee named one of these seven finalists as the winner, which was announced on Saturday evening at the Awards Dinner. Each of these finalists had both their written proposal and their formal conference presentations evaluated by committee members. Decisions were based on the following criteria:

The Prize for the Best Conference Presentation consists of a cash award. In addition, one additional proposal was recognized with an Honorable Mention.


"Leviathan as a Minority Shareholder: BNDES’ Equity Purchases and Firm Performance in Brazil, 1995-2003"

Honorable Mention:

"Reforms and Multilatinas"

Strategic Management Society

Rio De Janeiro