June 05, 2015
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Economic incentives increase students’ motivation to learn, according to the findings of a study from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) of 40,000 students in 88 high schools in Mexico. The study’s central goal was to determine what policies can improve educational outcomes. Jere Behrman, professor at UPenn, presented the study at the 4th Development Week, organized by the Navarra Center for International Development of the University of Navarra at IESE Business School in Madrid.      

To carry out the study, the research team divided the students into ...

June 02, 2015
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The second of the IV Development Week of the Navarra Center for International Development of the University of Navarra focused on topics related to macroeconomics in developing countries. This event took place at IESE Business School in Madrid and included issues on monetary policy in an interdependent world of the resilience of emerging markets when facing a global crisis.

The first speaker was Sebastian Edwards, professor of Internatio...

June 01, 2015
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The first day of the IV Development Week, organized by the NCID of the University of Navarra, focused on issues related to Human Capital in developing countries from a microeconomic perspective. Studies carried out in china, Mexico, India, Ecuador and Macedoinia among others were presented. This event took place June 1st and 2nd at the IESE Business School in Madrid.

After the opening session by Luis Ravina, director of the NCID, Jere Behrman, professor of the Unive...

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