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

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  • Does climate change cause conflict? Emilie Yam

    A growing body of evidence suggests there are strong links between climate and conflict in both developed and developing countries. The effects of climate change, such as...

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  • Building climate-responsive social protection Shahid Vaziralli

    As climate-related natural disasters occur with increasing frequency, disproportionally impacting poorer countries, robust social protection systems will become ever more...

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  • Online BREAD conference on the economics of Africa

    7 July 2021

    We are pleased to announce the BREAD Conference on the Economics of Africa, hosted by the International Growth Centre and co-organized with the African Economic Research...

  • Projecting emissions: Assessing strategies to... Anum Anis

    While the poorest countries should prioritise climate resilience, fast growing economies must better complement growth with strategies to reduce emissions. Growth, poverty,...

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  • Can growth truly be sustainable? Matthieu Teachout

    A sustainable approach to growth provides economic opportunities for the poor, builds resilience, and prepares low-income countries for the impacts of climate change while...

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  • The impact of COVID-19 on Ugandan firms: Evidence... Livia Alfonsi, Vittorio Bassi, Priya Manwaring, Peter Ngategize, John Oryema, Miri Stryjan, Anna Vitali

    This policy brief outlines key discussions from a policy seminar on the impact of COVID-19 on Uganda’s firms held on 28 January 2021 by the Ugandan Ministry of...