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FPD Academy: Round Two

The call for submissions for the second round of FPD Academy closed on September 14, 2010. Over 30 submissions were received from across the World Bank Group. The members of the FPD Academy committee, identified the following four papers as winners according to the criteria of the Academy.

Members of the FPD Academy Committee - Second Round
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt (Chair), Cesar Calderon, Paulo Correa, Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Leonardo Iacovone, and Robert Cull.

Bank Competition in the Middle East and Northern Africa Region
Diego Anzoategui, María Soledad Martínez Pería, Roberto Rocha
November 30, 2010
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Rigidities in Employment Protection and Exporting
Murat Seker
December 14, 2010
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Financial Deepening, Property Rights, and Poverty: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Yifei Huang and Raju Jan Singh
January 6, 2011
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Investing Across Borders with Heterogeneous Firms: Do FDI-Specific Regulations Matter?
Swarnim Waglé
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