February 21, 2017
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On February 7th, the Navarra Center for International Development organized the Workshop “Climate Risk and Agricultural Insurance in Bolivia” in La Paz, Bolivia. The event was funded by 3ie under the Grant “Understanding Agricultural Insurance in Bolivia”, that was recently awarded to NCID under the Thematic Window on Agricultural Insurance.

Twenty-three persons were present, which included local researchers, NGOs that work with smallholder farmers, representative of the Inter-American Development Bank, the Swiss Cooperation in ...

February 21, 2017
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Alex Armand, researcher at NCID, will be conducting a Randomized Control Trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. The project, titled ‘Community toilet use in slums: willingness to pay and the role of informational and supply side constraints in Urban Uttar Pradesh', will be led by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) in London. The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) will fund the project that will be jointly executed by Britta Augsburg, Senior Economist at IFS.

The study will take pl...

February 16, 2017
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On February 13th, Randeep Kaur, a PhD candidate from the University of Texas - Austin, presented her job market paper titled: “Estimating the Role of Grandparents in Household Decisions: Evidence from Neonatal Outcomes in Multigenerational Households of India.” This question is particularly relevant in developing countries where multigenerational households, i.e. households comprised of two adult generations, are quite common.  In India and South Africa more than 40% of child...

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