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November 05, 2014
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Mónica Martinez-Bravo, assistant professor at CEMFI, gave a talk at the ICS on her research on the impact of building schools for improving local government in Indonesia

"The education of local politicians seems to be a key part of improving the delivery of public services in poor communities," or so claimed Mónica Martinez-Bravo, associate professor at the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), during a seminar organized by the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) of the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), the humanities and...

October 30, 2014
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Since working as a research assistant with NCID two years ago, Fernando Sols is pursuing a Masters in Economics at University College of London, and currently works with Banco de España as a visiting student. He returned to NCID to present his research on the reliability of student evaluations in determining instructor performance in the classroom.  

Across many geographical and institutional contexts, administrators and agencies struggle to fairly and effectively rate and incentivize good instructor...

October 15, 2014
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Javier Gardeazábal is professor of Economics at the University of the Basque Country. He got his Ph.D. at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania in 1991 ad he is an Honorary Member of the Spanish Economic Association. Javier Gardeazábal presented his research titled: "INTERPOL's MIND/FIND network in curbing transnational terrorism"

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