May 20, 2013
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Laura Guibert already presented her work at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford, on March 2013

Pamplona. May 20th, 2013.

By: Isabel Teixeira

Laura Guibert Lacasa, Research Assistant at the NCID, will be presenting the results of her Masters research in an Interuniversity Conference held by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). This event, which is organized every two years, will be gathering in Paris many specialists in Development from all over the world. Guibert’s study seeks to measur...

May 14, 2013
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The 2nd Development Week will be held in Pamplona at the Uni­versity of Navarra on June 3-7, 2013. This event will offer a course in the Causes and Conse­quences of Civil Con­flict, as well as different seminars given by recognized experts in their respective fields. The Keynote Speech, to be given by Oded Stark, will address integration and social distress.

The courses are aimed at graduate students specializing in development economics, faculty members, and researchers. During th...

April 22, 2013
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Marta Reynal is an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. Reynal delivered an in-depth analysis about the role dynastic leaders play in securing growth and prosperity in developing countries. By gathering an extensive data about the different characteristics of political leaders, she suggests that the success of dynasties in terms of economic performance will depend on the strength of the executive constraints. Reynal concludes that dynastic leaders tend to perform better than non-dynastic ones when there are weak constraints and not very strong institution...