May 17, 2018
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Fiscal policy, inequality and growth, migration's effect on GDP, Trump's commercial policy with China and stagnating salaries were only some of the topics debated yesterday at the round table which opened the 7th NCID Research Workshop. The event, which took place at the Fundación Ramón Areces, gathered three leading economists: Martin Uribe, Economics Professor at Columbia University, Pablo Guerrón-Quintana, Economics Professor at Boston College and Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Research Director at the International Monetary Fund. About 90 people enjoyed the discussion on current...

April 30, 2018
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A total of 4.3 million immigrants flew into one of the 28 European Union (EU) Member States in 2016. 2 million of those came from non-EU countries, each with a different background, culture and identity. Moreover, more than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, with eight out of ten of them coming from war torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Others risk their life in the mediterranean escaping from human rights abuses in African countries.

With an increasing migration and increasing support against immigrants in european countries, the questi...

February 12, 2018
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The Ebola outbreak killed 11.310 people across West Africa. This serious disease spreads through direct contact with infected body fluids, mainly affecting Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The first case, although very rare, was through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or monkey) and then, human to human. The chaotic situation required treatment centers. However, the international community didn’t intervene, both financially and military, until nine months after the first case, which led to a lack of public goods during the time. 

Ambiguous messages from state i...

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