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  • Blog post

    Can the world afford an increase in Africa’s share of global emissions?

    Despite contributing the least to climate change, many African countries experience the brunt of its impacts, yet they may have to increase their share of global emissions whilst targeting climate change adaptation. The UN Secretary-General characterises the main hurdle preventing collective and decisive climate action as a climate of mistrust. Beyond this mistrust, there...

    7 Dec 2022 | James Dzansi

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    Peace or conflict? The impact of private investment in African countries

    Private investments can ameliorate or exacerbate conflict in fragile countries depending on the extent to which they are subtractive or additive to the local capital stock. Private sector involvement in peacebuilding processes has been promoted and aided since the early 2000s, especially by multilateral agencies. Evidence of this interest is traceable in official...

    5 Dec 2022 | Tommaso Sonno, Davide Zufacchi

  • Event

    PSDRN Seminar Series 2022-2023

    Register for the PSDRN seminar on December 9, 2022 to learn more about the research on “The Financial Transmission of a Climate Shock: El Nino and US banks”  here   Presenter: Nicola Limodio, Associate Professor of Finance at Bocconi University   Event Details: The paper that will be presented during this seminar studies how a climate shock is...

  • Person

    Rosina De Mucio

    Rosina De Mucio currently works as Head of Monitoring and Evaluation at the International Growth Centre (IGC) where she leads on the development and implementation the IGC’S monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy. Rosina holds an MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics, and a BSc in Sociology and Political Science from Universidad...

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    Theresa Beltramo

    Theresa Beltramo is a Senior Economist and the Head of Research and Analytics within the UNHCR’s Division of Resilience and Solutions. A Ph.D. and Masters in Economics, she has nearly two decades experience as a senior advisor and project manager for multilateral organizations, private companies and academic institutions contributing to the design, implementation and...

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    Migration and urbanisation in Mozambique

    Mozambican cities are experiencing rapid urbanisation caused by rural migration and, in some cases, exacerbated by population displacement due to security incidents, such as the insecurity experienced in northern Mozambique. Rapid urbanisation may also be related to consequences such as greater pressure on public services and infrastructure, greater vulnerability to the...

    1 December 2022

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    Henrique Pita Barros

    Henrique Pita Barros is a doctoral researcher in Economics at Brown University. His research is focused on economic development and conflict resolution. Henrique holds a Master in Economics by Brown University, and both a Master and Bachelor in Economics by Nova SBE.

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    Eva-Maria Egger

    Eva-Maria Egger is an applied economist holding a PhD from the University of Sussex, UK. She is a Research Fellow at the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) based in Mozambique. She also works as a technical advisor for poverty analysis to the Ministry of Economics and Finance as part of the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique...