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    Cities and Development

    Half of the world’s population will soon live in cities, and the major factor behind this statistic is rapid urbanization in developing countries. Productivity in cities is the driving factor behind the recent economic transformation of many countries, including India and China. Rapid urbanization is equally prevalent in countries without the same high levels of economic...

    5 May 2017

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    IGC/CEPR Labour and Entrepreneurship Conference

    IGC, in cooperation with CEPR, hosted a conference on labour and entrepreneurship on 4th and 5th May at the London School of Economics. This conference provided a forum for high quality research in the field of labour economics and entrepreneurship; it brought together top academics to present new ideas and discuss the future direction of research. The conference also...

    4–5 May 2017

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    State Fragility, Growth and Development: Bangladesh’s Progress

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) Bangladesh Programme hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘State Fragility, Growth and Development: Bangladesh’s Progress’ on 27 April 2017 in Dhaka with Former Prime Minister of the UK David Cameron. The roundtable was chaired by Professor Rehman Sobhan, Founder & Executive Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). The IGC...

    27 April 2017