February 21, 2017
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The 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Report of the University of Pennsylvania has ranked the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) as one of the best think tanks in the world for the second consecutive year.

The ranking, which has been put together by the Think Tanks and Civil Society Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute, places the center in the 58th position out of the 90 included in the prestigious list of university-affiliated think tanks. The NCID, part of the Institut...

February 13, 2017
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From January 16 to January 26, Professor Ravina, Director of the NCID, and Juan Soto, research assistant, visited South Africa to meet with our local partners, strengthen our relationship with them and establish new partnerships and collaborations with other major South African actors.

In Johannesburg, Prof. Ravina and Soto met Dr. Terence McNamee, Deputy Director of the Brenthurst Foundation, one of the most prominent (policy research foundations/thinktanks) foundations in Africa. Dr. McNamee is a long-time contact of the NCID and they discussed new avenues of collaboration betwe...

February 06, 2017
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Alex Armand and Joseph Gomes, researchers at the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), have been awarded a grant for the initial phase of the 3ie Thematic Window on Agricultural Insurance. The project proposes to better understand the role of agricultural insurance in Bolivia, as it could, hypothetically, alleviate climate concerns for Bolivian farmers and incentivize investment and consumption.

This topic is of great relevance for developing countries as financial uncertainty has deep repercussions on both households’ welfare and investment in productive activiti...

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