April 05, 2019
Activities /
Posted by NCID

Why are there rich countries and poor countries? This question is not answered in a few words, or in a unique way. Even from an economic view, which should be the most appropriate discipline to approach it, there are not enough answers looking at today. It is necessary to look at history.

Romain Wacziarg, professor of Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles, presented on April 5 in Madrid his findings on this topic. The conference, titled Historical Barriers to the Wealth of Nations, was organized by the Navarra Center for International Development - the think tan...

March 20, 2019
News /
Posted by NCID

The local office of the Development Program of the United Nations, through ODS TV, has awarded the research proposal of the NCID-CINDERE team against violence in Guatemala. The project consists of evaluating the impact of mass media on indicators of violence. This is a problem of great relevance, since Guatemala has the 13th highest rate of killings in the world with 27.3 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. Worse still is the situation in Guatemala City, which has a figure of 54.49 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants.

This past Tuesday, March 19, the prize was presented at a cer...

March 08, 2019
Policy Briefs /
Posted by NCID

Este artículo fue publicado originalmente el 8 de marzo en Universo África de La Vanguardia por el Día de la Mujer. Pueden ver el artículo completo aquí. A continuación podéis ver un extracto del análisis escrito por los ayudantes de investigación del NCID José Manuel Cuevas y David Soler.

Hace un año de la gran movilizaciÃ...