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

  • Yemen’s most pressing problem isn’t war. It’s... Rafat Al-Akhali

    To read the blog in Arabic click here /انقر هنا للقراءة باللغة العربية On Sept. 22, a high-level United Nations meeting co-hosted by Sweden,...

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  • Working in a greener world: Tackling climate change...

    In the run up to World Cities Day and COP26, we take stock of the current predicaments of sub-Saharan African cities vis-à-vis sustainable growth needs, and the role that...

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  • Not by growth alone: The salience of redistribution... Rohini Pande, Nils Enevoldsen

    Recent studies posit that the per capita incomes of developing countries are at last on track to catch up to those of industrialised countries as policies and institutions...

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  • Carbon credits where credits are due: How Rwanda... Daniel Scheerooren, Ingo Puhl, Frederic Gagnon-Lebrun, Ashish Kumar, Adia Umulisa, Jonathan Bower

    Rwanda’s Ministry of Infrastructure is working with the private sector to scale up electric mobility in Rwanda. Rwanda-based electric motorbike company Ampersand, is seeking...

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  • IGC evidence paper – Firms, trade, and productivity David Atkin, Dave Donaldson, Imran Rasul, Matthieu Teachout, Eric Verhoogen, Christopher Woodruff

    Productivity growth is the driving force behind economic development. A large development accounting literature has shown that much of the difference in income per capita...

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  • Urban agriculture: a productive land-use for cities? Victoria Delbridge, Thierry Hoza Ngoga

    As urban populations rapidly increase in the developing world, so do the challenges of feeding those who live there. This policy brief explores the ways that city governments...

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