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April 08, 2019
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From how a bicycle can help empower girls in Zambia improving their safety and class attendance to how information and media can stop the spread of an epidemic such as Ebola or the curse of natural resources. Pioneering research was presented on the political economy of development at the 8th NCID Research Workshop, which was held on April 4 and 5 at the headquarters of the Fundación Ramón Areces in Madrid.

Projects were presented from all around the world. The first to present was Justin Sandefur, a researcher at the Center ...

April 05, 2019
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Why are there rich countries and poor countries? This question is not answered in a few words, or in a unique way. Even from an economic view, which should be the most appropriate discipline to approach it, there are not enough answers looking at today. It is necessary to look at history.

Romain Wacziarg, professor of Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles, presented on April 5 in Madrid his findings on this topic. The conference, titled Historical Barriers to the Wealth of Nations, was organized by the Navarra Center for International Development - the think tan...

January 22, 2019
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The call for papers for the 8th NCID Research Workshop on Development Economics is open until the 31st of January. Please submit your paper in this link. You will see the box on the right hand of the page. Please make sure your paper is related to this year's topic of Political Economy of Development.

This year's keynote speaker is Romain Wacziarg, Professor of Economics, since 2015 Hans Hufschmid Cha...

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