November 03, 2015
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) at University of Navarra invites applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure-track positions) and for Post-doctoral positions. 

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Economics or Political Science and a specialization in the fields of Development Economics or Political Economy. Those with research experience in the fields of migrations, innovation and technology transfer, political economy and weak institutions are p...

October 30, 2015
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“Land reform policy needs to account for pre-existing gender differences in rights to land inheritance and ownership”, said Abhishek Chakravarty, Assistant Profesor at the University of Essex. Chakravarty visited the University of Navarra to present his paper titled “Property Rights and Gender Bias: Evidence from Land Reform in West Bengal”.

His research, carried out jointly with Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex), Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University), and, Francisco J. Pino (University of Chile), studied how the formalization...

October 23, 2015
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Alex Armand, NCID researcher receives funding from the Ramon Areces Foundation to carry out the project: "Towards an understanding of parental expectations of returns to education in developing countries."

"Education is a very important aspect of a country’s growth,” explains the researcher, and therefore, “it is essential to understand how parents and/or children make decisions when making this type of investment in human capital".

The project aims to understand parents’ expectations that may ...

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