October 10, 2018
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For long, we have turned a blind eye to a rising global crisis: more than 1.600 million people are without access to proper housing. This issue is especially salient in Sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the world’s highest poverty rate where one third of its urban population living in informal settlements. It is as high as 90% in countries such as South Sudan and Central African Republic.

At the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), we want to tackle this issue with state-of-the-art tools and evidence-based research to assist in decision-making to se- cure a bet...

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...

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