March 06, 2017
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NCID Fellow, Dr. Prakarsh Singh's talk at TEDxAmherstCollege: Child malnutrition in India is very high despite rapid economic growth and also the world's largest early childhood development program. However, motivating childcare workers with performance incentives and empowering mothers with information can bring about an improvement in child health. Child malnutrition is significantly reduced in the short-term and the effect is sustained even after the removal of performance incentives.

March 03, 2017
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Foto: Manuel Castells. “Does it make any sense for a country to invest in the institutions of another country who does not share a similar political agenda? Geopolitical interests shape decisions when investing on development projects.” These were the words of Olivier Lafourcade, former World Bank official, during his seminar at the Navarra Center for International Developmet (NCID).

He illustrated this claim by showing the changes that the European Union agenda experienced when the Development Commissioner was a Spaniard. Moreover, the former official highlighted the...

February 24, 2017
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The Navarra Center for International Development, along with the Fundación Ramón Areces, will organize the 6th Research Workshop in Madrid, the 8th of this coming May.

We are pleased to announce the distinguished speakers for this sixth edition:

SpeakersXavier Giné (World Bank), Roland Hodler (University of St. Gallen), Pramila Krishnan (University of Oxford) and Alessandro Tarozzi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

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