July 04, 2019
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Inaugural conference by Prof. Stefan Dercon at the event Africa: A Reality with Future, organized last 30th May, 2019 at Casa Árabe by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Navarra Center for International Development.

Stefan Dercon is the Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford and Professor at the Blavatnik School of Government. He has also been Director of the Department for International Development UK from 2011 to 2017.

June 14, 2019
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NCID Resident Fellow Alex Armand presented last 14th June at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. Armand presented the paper Does Information Break the Political Resource Curse? Experimental Evidence from Mozambique, written jointly with Alexander Coutts, Pedro C. Vicente and Ines Vilela.

The investigation adresses the political resource curse, which is the idea that natural resources can lead to the deterioration of public policies through corruption and rent-seeking by those...

June 11, 2019
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On June 6, the NCID Team leaded by its Director Luis Ravina met a delegation of the Army Governance and Strategy Management Office (AGSMO) of the Philippine Army, leaded by Col. Joel Paloma at the recently inaugurated Universidad de Navarra campus in Madrid. This was the second meeting between both parts after the NCID had visited the Philippine Army’s headquarters in Manila last summer.

As a research center which focuses on evidence-based investigations, the NCID is in talks wi...