March 06, 2017
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Posted by NCID

The Navarra Center for International Development, with the support of Fundación Ramón Areces, will organize its 6th annual Research Workshop in Madrid, the 8th of May. We are pleased to announce the full program of the workshop below. Due to limited space, for those interested in attending the workshop, we kindly request you to register by filling the following form:


No registration fee is required. 

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Monday, May 8th

09.30     Registration

09.45     Introduction. LUIS RAVINA (NCID Director)

10.00     Profits and Mission: Performance Incentives in a Multi-goal Development Organization. XAVIER GINE (Development Research Group - The World Bank)

10.45     Redistributive Promises, Transfers to Special Interests, and the Political Economy of Reform with Limited State Capacity.  SANJAY JAIN (University of Oxford)

11.30     Coffee Break

12.00     Oil Spills and Infant Health in Nigeria. ROLAND HODLER (University of St. Gallen)

12.45     The Skills to Pay the Bills: Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training. ACHYUTA ADHVARYU (University of Michigan)

13.30     Lunch Break

15.00     Nutrition and Nutritional Status of Indians over Two Decades. ALESSANDRO TAROZZI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

15.45     Fading Choice: Transport Costs and Variety in Consumer Goods. PRAMILA KRISHNAN (University of Oxford)

16.30     Coffee Break

17.00     Exposing Corruption: Does Electoral Competition Discipline Incumbents? AMRITA DHILLON (King’s College London)

17.45     Do Criminally Accused Politicians Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from India. NISHITH PRAKASH (University of Connecticut)

18.30     Break

19.30     Biased Civil Servants (KEYNOTE PRESENTATION) STEFAN DERCON (Blavatnik School of Government at University of Oxford and DFID)