The Morton Frank Award 2015

Christina Larson

Christina Larson

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AWARD NAME: The Morton Frank Award 2015

RECIPIENT: Christina Larson

AFFILIATION: Foreign Policy

HONORED WORK: “The Zhao Method”

Christina Larson chronicles the rise of 23-year-old Zhao Bowen, who abandoned China’s state-run scientific research institutions to join the country’s emerging entrepreneurial class. Larson documents how the emergence of venture capital opportunities is changing the face of business at the intersection of science and capital markets and throws fresh light on the continuing evolution of China as a leading economic power.

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Citation Recipient: Nizar Manek and Jeremy Hodge
Affiliation: Africa Confidential/Angaza Foundation for Africa Reporting
Honored Work: “Opening the Black Box of Egypt’s Slush Funds”
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