September 13, 2017
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On September 7th and 8th, the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), together with Fundación PROFIN, NCID’s main partner in Bolivia, The Swiss Cooperation in Bolivia, and the Latin American Association of Agricultural Insurance organized an international conference on agricultural insurance in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

The conference gathered 115 participants from 7 different countries (Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, and Spain), with 16 speakers from both private and public entities. Among the participants was the Ambassador of Swi...

June 28, 2017
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Stefan Dercon, professor at the Blavatnick School of Government, Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economics, both at the University of Oxford, and Chief Economist of the Department for International Development of the UK Government, spoke about Biased Civil Servants at the 6th NCID Research Workshop.

June 04, 2017
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On May 15th, Pepita Miquel-Florensa, Assistant Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics and Research Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study in Tolouse, presented her paper "Voting Corrupt Politicians Out of Office: Evidence from an Experiment in Paraguay". This question is specially relevant while analyzing the way in which democratic institutions work in Latin American countries, where corruption is usually very common and frequently accepted by the population.

Paraguay is ranked 123 out of 176 in the corruption perception index, and this is demonstrated by sev...