February 08, 2019
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It’s always possible to do it better in a (big or small) business, and it’s important knowing specifically how. Logical starting point: realizing that the situation is not going well or that at least is improvable. But, how do you know you can do it better?

Trying to answer that question is the base of Julia Seither’s paper Keeping Up with the Joneses: Ranking Effects on Effort, Cooperation, and Firm Performance. “The idea is that people do care about how they are standing relative to others and they want to keep up with their peers”, said Julia, who ...

February 01, 2019
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) repeats for fourth consecutive year amongst the best think tanks in the world. The NCID, which is part of the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at the University of Navarra, remains as the only spanish center in the category of best university-affiliated think tanks of the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report of 2018 elaborated by the University of Pennsilvania. This year the center has improved its score, as it has escalated three spots up to the 55th position out of 95 university-affiliated th...

January 22, 2019
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The call for papers for the 8th NCID Research Workshop on Development Economics is open until the 31st of January. Please submit your paper in this link. You will see the box on the right hand of the page. Please make sure your paper is related to this year's topic of Political Economy of Development.

This year's keynote speaker is Romain Wacziarg, Professor of Economics, since 2015 Hans Hufschmid Cha...