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 07, 2019
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Este artículo fue originalmente publicado en El Orden Mundial por el ayudante de investigación del Navarra Center for International Development David Soler Crespo. A continuación pueden leer un extracto del análisis, que pueden consultar completo los suscriptores de El Orden Mundial aquí.

Cuando el actual presidente, Roch Marc Ch...

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...