November 05, 2014
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Jaime Millán, a post-doctoral fellow at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, presented his efforts to uncover whether armed violence affect incentives of young women regarding the timing of first pregnancies. Looking at specifically Colombia and drug-related homicides, Millán finds that increases in violence ultimately encourage teenage women to have their first child sooner, while decreasing the likelihood of mothers to have a second child.

 

“This seminar is about the indirect cost of conflict and violence. What I am trying to estimate is the effect of homicides ...

November 05, 2014
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Pedro Flores, director of FIIAPP, presented to the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) the goals, successes and ongoing efforts to improve in the thousands of development projects globally.

The Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas(FIIAPP) is a public institution dedicated to international cooperation around development. “The sectors where we work are defined by the Spanish foreign policy and we also follow very closely the European Union agenda in cooperation issues,” e...

November 05, 2014
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Mónica Martinez-Bravo, assistant professor at CEMFI, gave a talk at the ICS on her research on the impact of building schools for improving local government in Indonesia

"The education of local politicians seems to be a key part of improving the delivery of public services in poor communities," or so claimed Mónica Martinez-Bravo, associate professor at the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), during a seminar organized by the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) of the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), the humanities and...

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