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April 28, 2017
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), of the Institute of Culture and Society (ICS) of the University of Navarra, has recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Non-Government Organization “Fundación para el Desarrollo Productivo y Financiero PROFIN” which is based in La Paz, Bolivia. The agreement seeks to establish a cooperation between the two organizations with the aim of undertaking research, implementing projects to promote financial inclusion, and offer innovative products to Bolivia’s low income population...

March 21, 2017
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NCID Researcher and Fellow Joseph Gomes recently published the findings of a research project on the Center for Economic Policy Research's (CEPR) Policy Portal, Vox EU. 

You can read the article in its entirety here on voxeu.org. The project is a joint work with Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University) and Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín (Universidad Carlos III). 

Summary: Diverse countries tend to have more conflict, lower development, and worse public goods, possibly...

February 23, 2017
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Non-Resident Fellow of the NCID, Rabah Arezki, Chief of the Commodities Unit in the International Monetary Fund's Research department, has written an article on the iMFdirect blog, the IMF's global economy forum. This blog post explores the state of global food markets and issues of food security. It argues that important inefficiencies impede the well functioning of global food markets and threaten the food security of low income countries that are increasingly dependent of food imports.

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