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September 12, 2013
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Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of the Master in Public Policy Management, Dr. Robert Mudida presented a paper entitled ‘The African Continent and Development Aid: Does it work?’ during a conference of the International Catholic Legislators Network (ICLN) in Frascati, Italy between August 29th and September 1st 2013.

The ICLN is a platform for Catholic Law makers to share ideas, experience and information as well as the gathering of like-minded people.

In this paper, Dr. Mudida challenges many of the arguments put forward in Dambisa Moyo’s book, Dead Aid...

September 10, 2013
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The Navarra Center for International Development is now receiving applications for Post-Doctoral fellowship. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Development Economics, Political Science or Sociology. Those with research experience in the fields of migrations, innovation and technology transfer, and weak institutions are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a commitment to scholarly research and are expected to develop an active research program leading to both scientific publications and successful policy design.

The NCID welcomes all Post-Doctor...

September 09, 2013
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Álvaro Morcillo, a Postdoctoral research Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), presented his research that looked at the relationship between crime and poverty in South Africa and how these factors are connected. “Crime drives away investment, both foreign and domestic, and consequently slows growth”, Morcillo said.

For his study, Álvaro Morcillo analysed data aggregated from the South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS, round 2011) and in doing so he explained that there are many indirect ways to cut down the crime rate. These included reduc...

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