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II Navarra Development Week JUNE 3 / 7 2013



The second NAVARRA CENTRE annual FOR INTERNATIONAL Navarra DEVELOPMENT DeveICS lopment Week will be held in Pamplona at the University of Navarra on June 3-7, 2013. II NAVARRA DEVELOPMENT WEEK

The Development Week will offer a course in the Causes and Consequences of Civil Conflict, as well as different seminars given by recognized experts in their respective fields. The Keynote Speech to be given by Oded Stark, will address integration and social distress.

Keynote Speech Globalization and Relative Deprivation Dates I June 3 at 15:30 Speaker I Oded Stark

Course Civil Conflict: Causes and Consequences Dates I June 3-7 I 9:30 - 11:30 Instructor I Prakarsh Singh SELECTED TOPICS Why do wars happen? Empirical regularities across countries that have been affected by conflict Economic consequences of wars for growth and investment Latest research on microeconomic consequences of conflict for individuals, families and firms Economic literature (both classic and recent working papers) on the causes and consequences of civil wars

Seminars JUNE 3 I 12:00

Introducing Mobile Money in Rural Mozambique: Evidence from a Field Experiment Pedro Vicente Universidade Nova de Lisboa

JUNE 4 I 12:00

The Transparency Curse: Private Information and Political Freedom John Londregan Princeton University

JUNE 5 I 12:00

Democracy, Quality of Government, and the Average Voter Ugo Panizza Graduate Institute

JUNE 6 I 12:00 AM

Has Finance Gone Too Far? Ugo Panizza Graduate Institute

JUNE 7 I 12:00

Philippine Political Dynasties and Local Development Mr. Arnil Paras London School of Economics Dr. Ronald Mendoza Asian Institute of Management David Yap Asian Institute of Management


Biographical Sketches

Date June 3-7, 2013 Opening session Monday, June 3 at 9:30 am Final session Friday, June 7 at 13:30 pm Venue University of Navarra, Aula Empresa Humanities Library, 31009 Pamplona Schedule 9:30-13:00 ; 15:30-17:30 Application To apply, please visit our website: desarrollo-internacional or send an email to Fee 300€ Includes: Sessions, study materials and documentation. A limited number of partial scholarships for students will be awarded. Candidates should indicate their interest in a scholarship in the comments sections of the application. Contact us Further information on the II Navarra Development Week can be obtained by visiting our web site or by contacting us at ncid@ University of Navarra Institute for Culture and Society Central Building, 31009 Pamplona T (34) 93 542 13 88 F (34) 93 542 28 26 desarrollo-internacional

John Londregan

Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a specialist in the development and application of statistical methods in political science. He has also conducted extensive analysis of Chilean legislative and electoral politics since the transition from the Pinochet dictatorship to democracy. He received his PhD from Princeton University.

Oded Stark

Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, a University Professor and Chair in Economic and Regional Policy at the University of Klagenfurt, an Honorary University Professor of Economics at the University of Vienna, a Distinguished Professor at the University of Warsaw, a Distinguished Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tuebingen, and a Distinguished Research Scholar at Georgetown University.

Pedro Vicente

Non-Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development. Assistant Professor of the Department of Economics –Universidade Nova de Lisboa– and also Research Associate of the Center for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.

Prakarsh Singh

Non-Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development. He is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Amherst College, Massachusetts. He completed his PhD in Development Economics at the London School of Economics.

Ugo Panizza

Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. He is also the Deputy-Director of the Institute’s Centre on Finance and Development. Prior to joining the Institute, Ugo was the Chief of the Debt and Finance Analysis Unit at the UNCTAD. He holds a PhD in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University and a Laurea from the University of Turin.

II Navarra Development Week  
II Navarra Development Week  

Brochure of the II Navarra Development Week.