May 25, 2016
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 If M-PESA a Swahili word synonymous with mobile money transfer makes it to the official English language, perhaps it will be thanks to Professor Njuguna Ndung'u, the Central Bank governor (2007-2015) who oversaw its development in Kenya. In just six years, the number of  financially excluded in Kenya de-creased from 60% to 25%[i] (Manson 2013) drawing the attention of not just the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but o...

May 12, 2016
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The 5th NCID Research Workshop is organized jointly between the Navarra Center for International Development and the Ramón Areces Foundation. In this edition we will gather international experts and academics from different universities and backgrounds. Please find below a short text about each presentation:


Women in Politics: Participation and Policy Preferences

            Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex)

April 20, 2016
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The 5th Research Workshop will include two full-day ​academic workshops. Monday (6/6) will consist of a number of ​​seminars on the theme Political Economy of Development and Tuesday (7/6) will feature seminars focused ​​on Macroeconomic ​Stability in Developing Countries. 

Monday June 6th

10.00 Registration and coffee

10.30 Introduction

         Luis Ravina (NCID Director)