The first conference on relaunching our economy with Cristina Campos, João Talone, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Miguel Ferreira, and Vasco de Mello, moderated by Daniel Traça.
Follow the leader: Using videos to make information on resource revenue management more relevant
Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Christa Brunnschweiler, University of East Anglia.Learn more
Atrocities, murders, and untouchability: Measuring caste-based discrimination
How can we best measure inter-caste tension and discrimination in India? In this post, Victoire Girard highlights the limitations of using statistics compiled under the Prevention of Atrocities Act, which was implemented in 1989 to combat caste-based discrimination. She documents that reported murders of lower castes, or even averaged responses regarding untouchability in household surveys, appear to provide more consistent proxies of inter-group tensions across states.Learn more
Europe at the darkest hour
If ever there was a time for solidarity in Europe, it is the pandemic we are experiencing. Failure will generate mistrust that will lead citizens of the Member States to a greater divorce with Europe.Learn more