The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth
29 September 2022
In the last 30 years, the developing world has undergone tremendous changes. Overall, poverty has fallen, people live longer and healthier lives, and economies have been...
Call for papers: IGC-WB-GWU Young Urban Economist...
30 November 2022
The World Bank, the International Growth Centre (IGC), and George Washington University (GWU) will convene a Young Urban Economist Workshop as part of their annual...
How DFIs can better invest in low growth countries
Low growth countries struggle with persistent and extreme poverty and uncertainty about the ability of the private sector to grow. This makes new thinking in development...
How Pakistan can finance its greenhouse gas...
Meeting targets for emissions reduction requires innovative strategy, especially in coal-dependent, emissions-heavy countries. This strategy also requires a comprehensive plan...
Front-lining green jobs in the sustainable...
The global transition to a carbon-neutral economy is expected to create many opportunities in the labour market, often referred to as ‘green’ jobs. In developing countries,...
Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Ethiopia
The conflict in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions against Russia triggered price increases of key commodities with far reaching impacts on welfare, production, and economic...
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