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    Zambia Economic Growth Forum 2022

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) hosts the Zambia Economic Growth Forum 2022 (EGF) in partnership with the Government of Zambia by convening senior political and departmental leadership, researchers, and development partners to discuss the barriers to economic growth, identify opportunities for reform, and encourage research-policy collaboration. His Excellency...

    24 November 2022

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    Industrialising Africa: Renewed commitment to inclusive and sustainable growth

    International Growth Centre hosts a panel discussion to mark Africa Industrialisation Week 2022. Committed to provide policymakers with relevant evidence to support policy, this panel discussion explores key questions regarding the industrialisation strategies that different African countries have adopted, how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will influence...

    23 November 2022

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    Call for papers: Conference on structural transformation, growth, and economic development

    STEG and the International Growth Centre (IGC) jointly invite applications for papers to present at the Conference on Structural Transformation, Growth, and Economic Development. STEG’s third annual conference will be held on Thursday 2 February and Friday 3 February 2023, at the London School of Economics. This year’s conference is organised jointly with the...

    21 November 2022

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    IGC-Stanford conference on firms, trade and development

    The International Growth Centre (IGC), the Stanford King Center on Global Development, and Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) are hosting a two-day conference on November 3-4, 2022 on the theme of “Firms, Trade and Development.” This event is hosted by David Atkin (MIT), Matilde Bombardini (Berkeley), Dave Donaldson (MIT), Cecile Gaubert...

    3–4 November 2022

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    The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth

    https://youtu.be/d7TCmKfqnGU You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth 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 transformed. Why have some countries prospered,...

    29 September 2022