Frank Giarratani Rising Star Award Winners

2021 Conference

Winner
Hyunjin Kim, "The value of competitor information: evidence from a field experiment"

Runners-up
Yue Song, "From early curiosity to space wide web"
Do Yoon Kim, "Do corporate contributions spur innovative activity in online crowdsourced goods? Evidence from the Linux kernel"

2019 Conference

Winner
Johan S.G. Chu and Sung-Chul Noh "Weapons of Mass Attention Direction: Competitive Dynamics of the Korean Popular Music Industry"

Runner-Up
Arvind Karunakaran "Front-line Professionals in the Wake of Increased Digital Scrunity: Examining the Paradox of Public Accountability" 

2018 Conference

Winner
Alan Benson and Ben A. Rissing "Strength from Within: Individual and Establishment-Level Evidence that Transfers Outperform Hires

Runner-up
Daniel Armanios "Scaffolds and Intermediaries: How Changing Instutional Infrastructure Can Alleviate Knowledge Barriers to Entrepreneurship”

2017 Conference 

Winner
Hila Lifshitz-Assaf, "Dismantling Knowledge Boundaries at NASA: From Problem Solvers to Solution Seekers

Runner-up
Merieke Stevens "Temporary De-Embedding Buyer-Supplier Relationships: A Complexity Perspective”

2016 Conference 

Winner
Certification Intermediaries: Evidence from the Medical Device Industryy
Christina Nistor, Chapman University

Runner-up
From Outsourcing to Innovation: Towards a “Long-Tail” Strategy
Ning Su, Western University

2015 Conference 

Winner
End-to-end Supply Chain Models for the Apparel Industry
Shardul Phadnis, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Runner-up
A New Take on Economic Development Institutions in China's Pearl River Delta
Michael Murphree, University of South Carolina 

2014 Conference 

Winner
Mechanisms of Technology Re-Emergence and Identity Change in a Mature Industry: Swiss Watchmaking, 1978-2008
Ryan Raffaelli, Harvard Business School

Runner-up
Institutional Logics and Environmental Strategy in the Office Furniture Industry
Dror Etzion, McGill University 

Runner-up
Decoding the Adapability-Rigidity Puzzle: Evidence from Biopharmaceutical Incumbents' Pursuit of Gene Therapy and Monoclonal Antibodies 
Rahul Kapoor, University of Pennsylvania

Runner-up
Educational Credentials, Hiring, and Intra-occupational Inequality: Evidence from Law Firm Dissolutions 
Chris Rider, Emory University