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 24, 2013
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The 2nd Development Week was held in Pamplona at the Uni­versity of Navarra on June 3-7, 2013. This event offered a course in the Causes and Conse­quences of Civil Con­flict by Prakash Singh, as well as different seminars given by recognized experts in their respective fields. The Keynote Speech was Oded Stark.

The video of the 2nd Development Week compiles the views and experiencies from attendants and speakers.  

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 ...