February 10, 2020
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NCID Director Luis Ravina attended last Tuesday 4th of February the Center for Mediterranean Integration's Annual Meeting at the World Bank's headquarters in Paris. The meeting discussed the work of the World Bank's agency during the last year and the strategy and steps to take in the next years. Prof. Ravina listened to proposals by fellow members of think tanks and agencies and shared his input on the need for academic and applied research to foster a better response to migration at all its levels. 

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February 04, 2020
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) is the best Spanish university-affiliated think tank and the 54th in the world, according to the 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, where the NCID is the only Spanish center in that category. In the 2018 report, the NCID ranked 55th, three positions better than in 2017, and it has been considered in the ranking of around one hundred institutions for five years.

Apart from confirming an improving trend, that position places the NCID, which i...

January 29, 2020
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In developing countries, there are communities were men and women don't have always the same decision-making powers when it comes to public issues. But what if women receive the same opportunities as men?

That is what Ana García-Hernádez, a Ph.D. candidate at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, is trying to answer in her job market paper, which she presented at the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) on Thursday, January 23. With a lab-in-the-field experiment in a rural community in Uganda, she explores what she calls the "agency mechanism," which is "the fact that indi...