June 09, 2014
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Experts from different universities and institutions gathered at the University of Navarra to discuss the future of Africa during the III Annual Development Week, an international congress organized by the Navarra Center for International Development of the Institute for Culture and Society. Lectures throughout the week touched upon issues such as innovation in firms, inclusive growth, health and ethnicity, financial stability, and migration.

Marion Jansen, Chief Economist at the International Trade Centre, was one of these lectures. According to her one of the major barriers in A...

June 06, 2014
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Jean-Louis Arcand, Director of the Centre for Finance and Development at the Geneva Graduate Institute, presented his newest research "Guns, Germs, and Slave: an Alternative View of the Colonial Origins of Comparative Development" as part of the Opening Session of the III Annual Development Week at the Institute for Culture and Society

May 02, 2014
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Oded Stark, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development, gave an intensive course entitled “Advanced Perspectives in the Analytics and Policy Design of Migration.” The course offered non-conventional approaches to the study of migration. One of several themes developed in the course was the interaction between relative deprivation and migration. Specifically, the course presented a theory of migration as a response to relative deprivation, and a theory of non-assimilation.  

“Relative deprivation” codifies the feelings of individuals who ...

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