October 01, 2013
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Professor Luis-Alberiko Gil-Alaña presented an overview of the econometric investigations that he has performed during the last two years together with his coauthors on several issues of great interest concerning Kenyan economy. Making use of the technique of long memory and fractional integration in time series, to which he has highly contributed during the last fifteen years, he provided his audience with a clear idea of certain aspects that should be improved  regarding certain aspects of the Kenyan economy.

According to his results, fiscal policy is conducted in a more a...

September 18, 2013
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Rabah Arezki a Nonresident Fellow at the Navarra Center of International Development and a Senior Economist at the IMF Research Department published an article about how natural-resource-rich countries risk capital flight as multinational corporations seek to avoid taxes. Rabah Arezki wrote this piece aong with  Gregoire Rota-Graziosi, a Senior Economist in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, and Lemma W. Senbet, the Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium.


The Democratic Republic of the Congo, widely considered among the ...

September 17, 2013
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Blanca Moreno-Dodson, a member of the Steering Committee of the Navarra Center for International Development, has recently led the production of a new World Bank book entitled Is Fiscal Policy the Answer? A Developing Country Perspective. The book is a collection of chapters from several World Bank economists, including herself, whose research incorporates looking at the connection between fiscal policy and economic development, with a special focus on emerging and lower income countries. The argument put forth in the introduction states that the sluggishness of the advanced world following...

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