May 18, 2017
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Experts from international institutions such as the World Bank, Universty of Oxford or King’s College London shared their insights on poverty and development for the 6th NCID Research Workshop. Organized by the Navarra Center for International Development from the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) and the Fundación Ramón Areces, the event took place on May 8th in Madrid.

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The first session was titled “Profits a...

May 02, 2017
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25 students from Strathmore University (Kenya) visited the University of Navarra from March 27th to April 7th to undertake an introductory course on development economics, organized by the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) from the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS). Experts from this institution as well as from the

April 27, 2017
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As information and communication technologies (ICTs) become increasingly ubiquitous, interest in their role on the integration of the less fortunate and disenfranchised has surfaced. On April 24, Andrea Tesei, an assistant professor at Queen Mary, University of London’s school of economics and finance, presented a paper titled: “Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa,” which sets out to uncover whether mobile phones have an impact on the incidence of political mobilizations.

The authors first cite the liberation technology hypothesis. From ...

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