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FPD Academy: Round Four

The call for submissions for the fourth round of FPD Academy closed on September 29, 2011. Fifteen submissions were received from across the World Bank Group. The members of the FPD Academy committee, identified the following three papers as winners according to the criteria of the Academy. The authors of winning papers have presented their work between November and February of FY12.

The Effects of Licensing Reform on Firm Innovation: Evidence from India
Murat Seker 
March 13, 2012
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Recent Developments in European Bank Competition
Yu Sun 
January 31, 2012
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Bank Ownership and Performance in the Middle East and North Africa Region
Subika Farazi, Erik Feyen and Roberto Rocha
November 16, 2011
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Members of the FPD Academy Committee - Fourth Round
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt (Chair), Cesar Calderon, Deniz Anginer, Erik Feyen, Martin Cihak, Miriam Bruhn and Roberto Rocha.