Doctoral Student Best Paper Award Winner Announced

Jyothsna Harithsa

Jyothsna Harithsa has been named the winner of the Lally School’s Doctoral Student Best Paper Award for 2022.

She won the award for her paper, “Disconnecting Financial Misconduct: Social Connectedness and Misconduct in Financial Advising,” which is part of her dissertation. She is advised by Professor Raffi García.

“Jyothsna's research paper investigates a novel research question and identifies social connectedness as an important factor enabling financial misconduct among advisories,” the award committee concluded. “Her paper has a potential to impact financial advisory industry with its policy recommendations to prevent over-familiarity between advisories and regulators.” 


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