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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Highlights

  • A delicate balance: How to harness regional... Max Walter

    Two powerful drivers of economic transformation, industrial policy and regional integration, can be friends or foes. Africa’s economic prospects will be profoundly shaped by...

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  • Collective action for environmental health:... Emily Pakhtigian, Subhrendu Pattanayak

    Access to and sustained use of improved household latrines have long been both a challenge as well as a policy priority in India, particularly in rural areas. Recognising the...

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  • Agricultural value chain finance can help drive... Siddhartha Basu , Alan de Brauw, Khin Pwint Oo, Russell Toth

    Surrounded by some of the largest consumer markets in the world, at the nexus of important trade routes, and with its own growing consumer markets, Myanmar has tremendous...

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  • The conundrum around India’s new agricultural... Bijeta Mohanty, Kumar Das

    While the recent agricultural reforms in India have been hailed by some experts as a much-needed move towards privatisation and liberalisation of the sector, there is also a...

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  • Data for decision making in the COVID-19 crisis Zeeshan Abedin, Emanuele Brancati, Victoria Delbridge, Sebastian Kriticos, Hina Shaikh

    The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. For governments to respond effectively, policymakers need quality data on the prevalence of the virus and its various...

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  • Diversifying economics: Resources for Black and... Rahma Ahmed, Rania Nasir, Nikita Sharma

    Over 2011-2017, the top 20 economic departments in the US awarded PhDs to only 15 Black students. In 2017, only 0.6% of the doctorates in economics and 2% of the undergraduate...

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