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June 06, 2014
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Jean-Louis Arcand, Director of the Centre for Finance and Development at the Geneva Graduate Institute, presented his newest research "Guns, Germs, and Slave: an Alternative View of the Colonial Origins of Comparative Development" as part of the Opening Session of the III Annual Development Week at the Institute for Culture and Society

May 02, 2014
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Oded Stark, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development, gave an intensive course entitled “Advanced Perspectives in the Analytics and Policy Design of Migration.” The course offered non-conventional approaches to the study of migration. One of several themes developed in the course was the interaction between relative deprivation and migration. Specifically, the course presented a theory of migration as a response to relative deprivation, and a theory of non-assimilation.  

“Relative deprivation” codifies the feelings of individuals who ...

April 01, 2014
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Pedro Mendi, Resident Fellow of the Navarra Center for International Development, was invited as a panelist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Multi-Year Expert Meeting.

The event was titled “Investment, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for productive capacity-building and sustainable development” and took place at the Palais de Nations in Geneva.  Pedro Mendi presented his paper on "The World Bank's Kenya Innovation ...

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