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Davide Salvatore Mare

Research Economist

Davide S. Mare is a Research Economist at the World Bank's Development Research Group leading the update of the World Bank - Bank Regulation and Supervision survey. His main research interests lie in banking focusing on bankruptcy prediction, credit risk, competition and efficiency. Prior to joining the World Bank, Davide was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Business Economics at the University of Edinburgh Business School and a financial consultant for large European banks. Davide is an expert in the assessment of the individual bank risk of default and in applied financial valuation. His work has appeared in leading international journals and reports, including the World Bank flagship report “Risks and Returns”. He received his BA in Business Economics from the University of Rome 3, his MSc in Finance and Economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and his PhD in Banking and Finance from The University of Rome Tor Vergata.