April 13, 2016
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Ola Olsson Professor of Development Economics at the University of Gothenburg presented the seminar “Tolling on the River: Trade and Informal Taxation on the Congo” at the University of Navarra.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the poorest countries of the world and has ...

April 12, 2016
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The Philippine financial system was rocked by the country’s largest electronic heist in its history. USD81Mn was hacked, stolen, and laundered from the US dollar account of Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Bangladesh) at the US Federal Reserve of New York and remitted to the RCBC (Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation), one of the Philippine’s largest banks. The whole fiasco turned into a firestorm forcing the resignation of Bangladesh Central Bank governor Atiur Rahman to resign from the top post and prompting the Philippine upper chamber, the senate, to start proceedings for a formal i...

April 04, 2016
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Stefano Zamagni, professor of Economics at the University of Bologna (Italy) and at the Johns Hopkins University in Bologna, and member of the Pontifical Council "Justice and Peace", gave the III ICS Lecture on Humanities and Social Sciences at the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) of the University of Navarra. In this video, framed in his lecture, reflects on poverty and inequality.