Prize from Thule Foundation at Skandia, Stockholm, Sweden, for "relevant contributions to banking, insurance, and financial services", 2018
Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (formerly The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
EliteForsk Award, the Danish government's award to five of Denmark’s most talented researchers, 2015.
Banque de France-TSE Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance, 2013.
Nykredit Researcher Prize, 2012.
Germán Bernácer Prize to the Best European Union Economist Under 40 Years of Age, 2011.
Best Paper Awards in Academic Journals
Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award, The Journal of Portfolio Management, 2022
Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence, Top Award, Financial Analysts Journal, 2021
Fama/DFA Second Place Winner, Journal of Financial Economics, 2018.
Brattle Distinguished Paper Prize, Journal of Finance, 2018
Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence, Top Award, Financial Analysts Journal, 2018
Fama/DFA First Prize for best papers in the Journal of Financial Economics, 2014.
Michael Brennan Award Winner for the best paper in the Review of Financial Studies, 2012
Fama/DFA First Prize for best papers in the Journal of Financial Economics, 2005.
Other Paper Awards
Stephen A. Ross Prize, 2020.
AIM Investment Center Best Paper Award, 2016
Whitebox Prize for Best Financial Research, 2012
Swiss Finance Institute Outstanding Paper Award, 2011.
Roger F. Murray Prize, 2011.
Geewax, Terker & Company First Prize, 2006.
CDC Award for best research paper in finance, NYU 2004.
NYSE Award for the best paper on equity trading, Western Finance Association 2003.
Barclays Global Investors Award for best the paper at the European Finance Association, 2003.
Glucksman First-Place Award for best research paper in finance, NYU 2002- 2003.
NYSE Award for the best paper on equity trading, Western Finance Association 2002.
Elected Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2017.
Elected Member of Academia Europaea (the Academy of Europe), 2012.
Other Awards and Honors
European Research Council (ERC) Grant, 2013.
American Economic Review, Excellence in Refereeing Award, 2011.
Foundation Banque de France, 2011, “International Systemic Risk Rankings” (w/ Rob Engle et al.).
Review of Economic Studies Tour, 2001.
Lieberman Award, Stanford University, 2000, awarded biennially to a business school student with a demonstrated potential for a leadership role in the academic community.
Jaedicke Merit Award, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, 1997-98.
Danish Research Academy Scholar 1997-2000.
Fulbright Fellowship Awarded 1997 (declined).
Sasakawa Young Leaders Winner 1997.
Peter and Emma Thomsens Award 1994, 1995, and 1996.