30 de Noviembre, 2016
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On November 21st, Chris Kingston, professor in Economics at Amherst College, presented findings from a long-term project on institutional formation and equilibria, based on data from maritime insurance in the 1700s. Using data on insurance contracts and relevant regulations, Kingston was able to explain why insurers in Europe tended to rely on a clearing house model, where brokers matched merchants with individual insurers, whereas in the American colonies insurance was very quickly corporatized and remained so. This work is relevant to examining how similar systems can se...

24 de Noviembre, 2016
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) is proud to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The African School of Economics (ASE), located in Benin. 

The aim of this agreement is to develop an academic partnership whereby both parties are engaged in collaborative research and training initiatives. Through this agreement, established by Prof. Luis Ravina, NCID's Founder and Director and Prof. Leonard Wantchekon, ASE's Founder and President, both institutions seek to explore the possibility of faculty exchange for the purpose of resear...

17 de Noviembre, 2016
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Don Jaime de Borbón-Parma impartió el seminario semanal del NCID. En la fotografía, en el hall del ICS.

“Los minerales no son la causa de los conflictos, sino el combustible para alimentarlos.” Así respondía Don Jaime de Borbón-Parma a una de las preguntas formuladas en su conferencia en el Navarra Center for International Development el pasado lunes, 7 de noviembre, en la que habló sobre el que es, posiblemente, uno de los temas más recurrentes en los conflictos internacionales: los recursos naturales. A pesar de su juventud, don Jaime cuenta con una amplia e...

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