February 25, 2020
Video pills /
Posted by NCID
Video Pills: 

The Galician diaspora in Latin America was one of the most significant European emigration surges of the twentieth century. In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, Galicia was the poorest region in Spain, it had mainly a rural economy, and was badly connected to the rest of the country. With that framework, most of the Galician migrants went to Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Cuba looking for better opportunities, which not only had positive effects in the places where they settled but also in their hometowns in Galicia.

Contributing empirical evidence to that ...

February 12, 2020
News /
Posted by NCID

NCID Director Luis Ravina and Junior Researcher David Soler travelled for a week to South Africa to visit fellow institutions and colleagues working on development economics and political science research. The visit, from the 27th of January until the 3rd of February, was divided between Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, the three capitals of South Africa.

The aim of the visit was to strengthen ties with colleagues, work towards deepening our collaborations with such and also open towards new partnerships with other institutions. In that sense Prof. Ravina and Soler visited th...

February 10, 2020
News /
Posted by NCID

NCID Director Luis Ravina attended last Tuesday 4th of February the Center for Mediterranean Integration's Annual Meeting at the World Bank's headquarters in Paris. The meeting discussed the work of the World Bank's agency during the last year and the strategy and steps to take in the next years. Prof. Ravina listened to proposals by fellow members of think tanks and agencies and shared his input on the need for academic and applied research to foster a better response to migration at all its levels. 

The Center for Medite...