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As of April 2013, FPD academy will now continue as part of the Research Academy.


Round 6 Topic: Financial Inclusion

We received 10 papers for this round on the topic of financial inclusion.  The winner paper is listed below, and it will be presented at a FPD Academy event by its author(s). 

The Financing and Growth of Firms in China and India - Evidence from Capital Markets
by Tatiana Didier and Sergio L. Schmukler


The award ceremony for the winner of Round 6 will take place at a GFDR seminar on Thursday, April 11 (1:00 pm – 2:30pm in room MC 8-100).

Members of the FPD Academy Committee-Sixth Round:

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt (Chair), Bikki Randhawa, Claudia Ruiz Ortega, Douglas Pearce, Margaret J. Miller, Martin Cihak, Robert J. Cull

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