The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research.

About IGC


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    Promoting FDI through Financial Market Development...

    Julian Donaubauer, Eric Neumayer, Peter Nunnenkamp

    Financial market development of both source and host countries can shape and drive flows of financial direct investment over time. The question of whether better-developed...

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    Growth Week 2016

    1 June 2016

    Follow tweets from the conference on the hashtag #GrowthWeek Growth Week 2016, the International Growth Centre’s annual conference, will take place from 1-3 June at the...

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    Rwanda provides lessons on how to narrow Africa’s...

    Stephen Yeboah

    Rwanda's energy sector reforms are striving to improve energy pricing efficiency, increasing sustainable investment in the sector. Reforms target an ambitious goal of...

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    I Paid A Bribe: Using technology to fight...

    Venkatesh Kannaiah harnesses the collective energy of Indian citizens against corruption by enabling them to report anonymously on the nature, number, pattern, types, location,...

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    Can raising salaries reduce police corruption in Ghana?

    Jeremy Foltz

    This IGC research exploits one of the most ambitious civil service policy reforms in Africa to ask whether raising salaries for corrupt officials improves or worsens petty...

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    Development of Punjab Growth Strategy 2018

    Ijaz Nabi, Naved Hamid, Ali Cheema

    Punjab has been suffering from low rates of economic growth for the past few years The province needs to grow rapidly to provide enough jobs for its increasing...