The annual award ceremony of the Prof. Dr. Marijan Hanzekovic Trust was held on Friday, 7th December 2012. In the regular category the 50,000 kn prize, the diploma and medals were won by Mirna Dumičić and Tomislav Rizdak (Croatian National Bank, Zagreb) for the paper Determinants of Banks' Net Interest Margins in Central and Eastern Europe. The award in the student category wasn’t awarded due to the insufficiant quality of submitted papers.
The members of the award committee for 2012 were Hrvoje Šimović (Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb); Velimir Šonje (Arhivanalitika; Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Zagreb); Ivica Urban (Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb); Ilija Ivan Zovko (University of Oxford; Lloyds TSB, London) and Katarina Ott (Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb).
The awarded paper is published in the journal Financial Theory and Practice, No. 1/13.