November 30, 2018
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More than 200 million women, mainly in Africa, suffer female genital cutting (FGC), a practice rooted in some societies as a moral duty for women, and somehow as an assumed cultural habit. Apart from the international initiatives that aim to stop it, not everyone understands why does FGC persist. And answering to that is a must to face it.

That is why Dr. Lucia Corno, Assistant Professor of economics at the Catholic University of Milan, and her colleagues Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University), Nathan Nunn (Harvard University), and Alessandra Voe...

November 21, 2018
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Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) Director Luis Ravina travelled to the United States between the 12th and 15th of November to visit some NCID colleagues and partners, in order to share experiences and strengthen relationships for future collaborations.

First, in Boston, Dr. Ravina met with Ignacio Campomanes, Resident Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), where he is doing his postdoctoral studies. He also met with Miguel Ángel Santos, Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Center for International Development who

November 21, 2018
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Primož Kovačič was the third and last speaker of the NCID Workshop on Urban Issues in Development Countries. His speech, titled Digitally Enabled Collective Action in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements, was about the job of his company, Spacial Collective, which works together with local actors in Nairobi to map slums and create information in areas forgotten by the government.

In the conference, Kovačič explained that they us...