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    IGC at the World Urban Forum

    The IGC's Cities that Work team is hosting a series of events as part of the 10th World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi: The session Data-driven innovation in city governance: Exploring global lessons and quick-wins will utilise both cutting-edge research and case studies of individual city reforms to illustrate how harnessing data can improve city governance and urban...

    11–13 February 2020

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    Financing inclusive and sustainable development in Pakistani cities

    Mahbub Ul Haq Research Center at LUMS and IGC Pakistan and are jointly hosting a talk that will explore the potential of a ‘beneficial property tax’ as a new reform to build inclusive cities. The event will inaugurate the Mahbub Ul Haq Reform Dialogues that are meant to engage audiences on key policy issues through an interactive debate. This talk will discuss the...

    31 January 2020

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    Firms and growth seminar

    State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), IGC Pakistan and the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) are jointly hosting a day-long seminar on firms and their potential for growth with support from the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR). The seminar will support engagement with the key stakeholders by bringing together senior policymakers from the Federal Government and...

    13 January 2020

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    Call for papers: Conference of the Private Sector Development Research Network

    This annual conference on 12-13 December 2019 in Geneva offers an opportunity to bring together staff of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and donor agencies involved in private sector development, with academics who study private firms and markets from the fields of economics (such as industrial organisation, international trade and investment), finance, business,...

    12–13 December 2019

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    Closing the gender gap: Health, education and economic opportunities

    In India, the gender gap has widened in the recent past. According to the Global Gender Gap (GGG) Report for 2018, the country holds the 108th position for its overall gender gap and 147th on the parameter of health and survival rate. Also, India has been experiencing a trend of de-feminisation of the workforce since the mid-2000s. To stimulate thoughts on this...

    6–7 December 2019