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January 21, 2020
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Between 2005 and 2015 the Government of Peru underwen a nation-wide expansion of sewerage infrastructure. What they didn't expect was for this to have an effect on infant and under-five mortality. Mortality increased a 6% on average at each district where a new sewerage project was constructed.

"In low and middle income countries there is a lot of unfinished mega projects", said Antonella Bancalari, job market candidate who visited the NCID last friday 17th of January to present her paper 'Unintended Consequences of Infrastructure Development: Sewerage and Early-lif...

January 16, 2020
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) started receiving job market candidates yesterday, January 15, with the visit of Jonathan Lehne, who is finishing his Ph.D. at the Paris School of Economics. Lehne presented the paper 'Irrigation vs education: The long-run effects of opium cultivation in British India,' where he studies the long-term implications of British colonial policies regarding opium.

He starts by assuming that colonial policies still have consequences and manifestations in developing countries, and the paper tries to establish why. In his own words, w...

December 20, 2019
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) has been present at the European Economic Association's European Job Market from the 18-19th December in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. This is the second year in a row the NCID participates as a recruiter in this new european event.

This year the center was especially interested in candidates working on impact evaluations, migration and job creation in developing countries, both micro and macro oriented. 

Resident Fellow Ignacio Campomanes and Non-Resident Fellow Pedro Medni represented the center this ...

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