September 24, 2013
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The 2nd Development Week was held in Pamplona at the Uni­versity of Navarra on June 3-7, 2013. This event offered a course in the Causes and Conse­quences of Civil Con­flict by Prakash Singh, as well as different seminars given by recognized experts in their respective fields. The Keynote Speech was Oded Stark.

The video of the 2nd Development Week compiles the views and experiencies from attendants and speakers.  

September 18, 2013
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Rabah Arezki a Nonresident Fellow at the Navarra Center of International Development and a Senior Economist at the IMF Research Department published an article about how natural-resource-rich countries risk capital flight as multinational corporations seek to avoid taxes. Rabah Arezki wrote this piece aong with  Gregoire Rota-Graziosi, a Senior Economist in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, and Lemma W. Senbet, the Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, widely considered among the ...

September 17, 2013
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Blanca Moreno-Dodson, a member of the Steering Committee of the Navarra Center for International Development, has recently led the production of a new World Bank book entitled Is Fiscal Policy the Answer? A Developing Country Perspective. The book is a collection of chapters from several World Bank economists, including herself, whose research incorporates looking at the connection between fiscal policy and economic development, with a special focus on emerging and lower income countries. The argument put forth in the introduction states that the sluggishness of the advanced world following...