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March 24, 2022
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Posted by NCID

More than 150 African students from 15 countries participated this week in the 2nd Empowering Africa Workshop, organized by the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) together with the University of Pennsylvania and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The workshop, which took place on March 21 and 22, served as a connection between some of the brightest African students who aspire to pursue doctoral degrees in economics and leading researchers in this area, who offered them some advice on how to take adva...

March 16, 2022
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IE Business School Professor of Economics Rafael Pampill贸n has presented his new book 'When voters lose patience. Radical cases of economic policy'. Also participating in the event were Luis Ravina, director of the NCID, and Emili J. Blasco, professor of International Relations at the University of Navarra, who discussed with Pampill贸n the economic consequences of the conflict in Ukraine.

The author of the book, Rafael Pampill贸n, told in his presentation that economic crises throughout history ...

March 08, 2022
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As of 2021, around 800 million people across the developing world lack access to electricity. Even though enabling universal access to electricity by 2030 is the UN's Sustainable Development Goal #7, and despite the efforts of many institutions, NGOs, and private parties to reduce energy poverty, achieving this goal remains a costly challenge. Moreover, traditional methods of electricity generation often involve the use of fossil fuels which contribute to climate change.

The researcher Ra煤l Bajo-Buenestado spoke about this issue in an i...

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