March 21, 2017
Research /
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NCID Researcher and Fellow Joseph Gomes recently published the findings of a research project on the Center for Economic Policy Research's (CEPR) Policy Portal, Vox EU. 

You can read the article in its entirety here on The project is a joint work with Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University) and Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín (Universidad Carlos III). 

Summary: Diverse countries tend to have more conflict, lower development, and worse public goods, poss...

March 15, 2017
Activities /
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On March 13th, Juan Pablo Rud from Royal Holloway at the University of London, who is also a fellow at IFS, presented his paper titled: “Extreme Weather, Climate Change, and Agricultural Productivity: Effects and Responses in Rural Peru.” This topic is of special importance for the livelihood of poor farming households in developing regions since estimates predict a temperature increase of 2ºC in tropical regions, which could harm wheat, maize and rice crop yields. The paper sets out to examine the effects of extreme weather in poor agricultural areas in Peru, using data fro...

March 06, 2017
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The Navarra Center for International Development, with the support of Fundación Ramón Areces, will organize its 6th annual Research Workshop in Madrid, the 8th of May. We are pleased to announce the full program of the workshop below. Due to limited space, for those interested in attending the workshop, we kindly request you to register by filling the following form:


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