Upcoming events

Past events

  • Event

    IGC and the Kampala Capital City Authority at the World Urban Forum

    Events On the 9th February from 7-8pm (Kuala Lumpur time), the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)’s Executive Director Jennifer Musisi, one of the policy leaders of the IGC’s Cities that Work initiative, will be delivering the opening Urban Talk on municipal finances for UN-HABITAT’s World Urban Forum taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Discussion will explore...

    7–13 February 2018

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    The challenge of job creation in India

    About 83% of India’s labour force works in the unorganised sector. Most of these are low-productivity, low-income jobs. Fast economic growth over the last two decades has been driven by high-skilled service sectors  but unaccompanied by significant employment growth. India's Economic Survey indicates that creating jobs is the country's "central challenge". The process...

    18 December 2017

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    Firms, markets, and development conference

    The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) program and the Firms research group of the IGC are organising a 2-day conference at the London School of Economics on 14 and 15 December, 2017, with a theme of firms, markets, and development. Nick Bloom, Adnan Khan, and Chris Woodruff are part of the organising committee. You can listen to the...

    14–15 December 2017