Economics
Interview
April 21, 2021

Refugees: In desperate need

Cátia Batista, scientific director of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, was invited by SIC Notícias to express her opinion on the irregular migration to Portugal. For Cátia Batista, there is an urgent need to create policies for receiving and integrating migrants to avoid “dramatic situations”, especially during the pandemic, so that those who want to come to Europe can do so legally and without facing extreme risks.

Cátia Batista

Cátia Batista

Scientific Director Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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What lies behind Singapore’s economic success?

How was this tiny city-state, of just around 5.8 million people, able to succeed in becoming one of the richest countries in the world and a beacon of stability in the region?

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
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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.

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Economics
Webinar
SDG
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Pandemonics I

In this session, you will be able to learn the macroeconomic impacts and policy responses of the Covid-19 pandemic and what to expect.

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