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May 30, 2018
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Mirko Abbritti, Economics Professor at the University of Navarra and Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development presented his paper Business Relationships, Bargaining and Trade Dynamics at the 7th NCID Research Workshop, which took place at the Fundaci贸n Ram贸n Areces in Madrid. 

Most of the trade relationships are governed by long term contracts which are firm to firm. There is evidence that usually the price in these transactions are set by bargaining. 鈥淚f you ask to a firm which are the main reason why they don鈥檛 to change prices is b...

May 21, 2018
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Quality of education is a key indicator of the development of a country. Access to schooling and literacy rates show the level of educated and informed citizens a country has. Ethopia had a 49% literacy rate in 2015, however youth literacy rates at the same year were much higher, at 69,5%.

If we separate this data by gender, adult literacy for women is set at 41.1%, whilst for young women is at 67.8%. Both men and women now attend more school and are more literate, and these have effects on family compositions and lifestyle.

Luke Chicoine, Assistant Professor at the Depa...

May 17, 2018
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Fiscal policy, inequality and growth, migration's effect on GDP, Trump's commercial policy with China and stagnating salaries were only some of the topics debated yesterday at the round table which opened the 7th NCID Research Workshop. The event, which took place at the Fundaci贸n Ram贸n Areces, gathered three leading economists: Martin Uribe, Economics Professor at Columbia University, Pablo Guerr贸n-Quintana, Economics Professor at Boston College and Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Research Director at the International Monetary Fund. About 90 people enjoyed the discussion on current...

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