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ECA Academy

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The ECA Academy is organized annually by the Office of the ECA Chief Economist. The ECA Academy competition identifies the best new policy-relevant research from across the World Bank Group on topics of interest to the ECA region. The papers are evaluated based on technical quality, originality, and operational relevance. They represent the best new research relevant to ECA from across the World Bank Group, and they combine a high degree of technical rigor with a commitment to identifying relevant policy advice for Bank clients.




WINNING PAPERS: 2019 ECA ACADEMY

Special thanks go to the review committee which this year included: Mikhail Lokshin, Roumeen Islam, Ivan Torre, Bingjie Hu, Roberto Fattal, Kibrom Tafere, Claudia Ruiz, Alvaro Morales, Daniel Rogger and Asli Demirguc-Kunt. 


Award Ceremony, Jan 15 2020




Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia
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Asli Demirgüç-Kunt became the Chief Economist for the Europe and Central Asia region on 1st February, 2019.

ECA CHIEF ECONOMIST EVENTS